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“Is Palestine Burning?”

[Benjamin Netanyahu asked the Chief of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) at the War Cabinet Meeting somewhere in Circa 2027, May 1st.] IDF Chief: Sir, we have killed over 200,000…

NUKE vs Climate Catastrophe

For the decades I've spent as a belligerent, anarchical, front-line, direct-action tree-hugging rabble-rouser, I’ve watched discussions in the conventionally structured, due-process oriented, charitable status-guarding, foundation-funded movement evolve through "official narrative"…

China Urges A ‘No-First-Use’ Treaty

States with the largest nuclear arsenals should negotiate a treaty on no-first-use of nuclear weapons against each other or make a political statement in this regard, the Chinese foreign ministry's…

What Daniel Ellsberg Knew About Doomsday

Top American officials in the “national security” establishment are notably good at smooth rhetoric and convenient silences. Their scant regard for truth or human life has changed remarkably little since…

Could Israel’s War on Gaza Go Nuclear?

Israel’s robust military, the fourth-strongest in the world, is ravaging Gaza and, along with armed settlers, terrorizing Palestinians in the West Bank following the brutal Hamas massacres of October 7th. Like so many other colonial projects,…

Trinity’s Shadow

I sit here in the silence of the awakening dawn’s stillness stunned by the realization that I exist.  I wonder why.  It is my birthday.  The first rays of the…

Nuclear War on Edge

Nuclear war is unthinkable, but also uncontrollable once a spark is lit. There’s no turning back once that big misstep occurs. Indeed, the film Dr. Strangelove (Director Stanley Kubrick, 1964…

Nuclear Armageddon Games in Ukraine

In 1946, Albert Einstein shot off a telegram to several hundred American leaders and politicians warning that the “unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of…

China, Russia, and the Bomb

Even international alliances can unravel when nations confront the insanity of a nuclear holocaust. An illustration of this point occurred recently, after Vladimir Putin once again threatened Ukraine and other…

An Obituary for Our World

Oddly enough, I’ve read obituaries with fascination from the time I was quite young. And yet, in all these years, I’ve never really reflected on that fact. I don’t know…

Tactical Nuclear Fantasists

Bogeyman politics tends to be flatly unimaginative.  The image of the nuclear-mad Russian President, counting his diminishing options, has caught the imagination of press and propaganda outlets across the West. …

Nuclear Portents On A Burning Earth 

According to Fermi’s Paradox, the failure to date to achieve radio communications between Earth and extraterrestrial civilizations can be attributed to the short-term self-destruction of technological civilization by means of contamination of air,…

“An unspeakable crime”

On the occasion of the Prohibit Nukes, Promote HOPE—Memorial Day walk, rally at the Kansas City National Security Campus, Kansas City, Missouri, on May 30, 2022 Four months ago, two…

It’s About Time

Isn’t it always? With the start of World War III by the United States “declaring” war against Russia by its actions in Ukraine, we have entered a time when the…

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