The 2021 World Conference Against Atomic & Hydrogen Bombs
The 2021 World Conference against Atomic & Hydrogen Bombs, taking place (August 2) shortly after the historic achievement of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of … Keep reading »
Pretending Not to See Brazen Lies: The Rule of Law and Nuclear Madness
The latest brazen lie is the “rule of law” upheld by US President Joe Biden at the G7 and NATO summits, especially lies about lawlessness surrounding nuclear weapons. During the … Keep reading »
A More Dangerous World: The Nuclear Arms Race, the INF Treaty and Canada
On October 20, 2018, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the bilateral Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) with Russia. The INF was signed by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and former USSR President Mikhail Gorbachev in December 1987. Keep reading »
The Unimaginable: Canada, Missile Defence and Nuclear War
The Invictus Games, attended by Prince Harry and many celebrities in Toronto last month, overshadowed another big military story: a September 19 report in the Toronto Star that Prime Minister … Keep reading »
The Need For A New U.S. Foreign Policy Toward North Korea
USA-North Korean relations remain very tense, although the threat of a new Korean War has thankfully receded. Still the U.S. government remains determined to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea … Keep reading »
Convenient Untruths About ‘Human Nature’
Can People Deal with Climate Change and Nuclear Weapons? At this most critical of times, do current erroneous assumptions about human nature play a role at a deep level in the … Keep reading »
Unspoken Words: Nuclear War Provocations and Plans
During the election campaign there was a brief period of anxiety about Clinton or Trump taking possession of the nuclear code, with the power to eradicate our species at the … Keep reading »
Will Washington’s New Pro-Moscow, Anti-Beijing Gang Drive a Wedge Through the BRICS in 2017?
The weeks following an underwhelming Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) mid-September summit in Goa and the United States presidential election in November have unveiled ever-widening contradictions. Thanks to blatant corruption, presidential delegitimation has reached unprecedented levels in both Brazil and South Africa. Keep reading »
An Iranian Classic: For the Continuation of the Dictatorship, Long Live Elections!
Iran’s parliamentary elections for the Islamic Consultative Assembly were held in parallel with the elections for the Assembly of Experts on 26 February. Iran is one of the main actors … Keep reading »
Nuclear Precipice: Ukraine, Russia, and patterns of U.S. Hegemony
What is the background of the ethnic conflict in Ukraine? Can the Ukraine situation lead to a Russia/U.S. confrontation involving nuclear weapons? According to the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, the world is again at a precipice with threats of nuclear war. Watch video »
Iran’s Nuclear Deal: Escape from Crisis
Iran reached a preliminary agreement with the P5+1 or E3+3 (five permanent members of the UN Security Council, namely China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, plus … Keep reading »
Burying Nuclear Waste in Ontario?
There has been much concern and mobilization to stop the plan to bury low and intermediate level nuclear waste next to Lake Huron. But what about the high level nuclear waste? Watch video »1 2 Next Page »