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There ARE Alternatives to War (A Personal Commitment to the World Beyond War Initiative)

by Joe Scarry The present confrontation between “the West” (i.e. the US/NATO military alliance) and Russia over Ukraine is a case in point that illustrates what the thousands of people who have committed themselves to the World Beyond War movement … Continue reading

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Poem: The Nuclear Nine

They are The Nuclear Nine–the ones with the Bomb. They can trigger The End at any time. A mad leader, a mistake, miscalculation buttons are pushed, and well, there it isn’t. Gone. Fast death for some, slow for others. Those … Continue reading

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IT’S A START: U.S. Ambassador: “The P-5 have a responsibility to do more”

by Joe Scarry As more and more people grew aware that the confrontation between the US/NATO and Russia over Ukraine could grow to world-threatening proportions, representatives of the nuclear weapons states (the so-called P-5 – US, Russia, UK, France, China) … Continue reading

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The Lesson of Reykjavik: TALK About Nuclear Disarmament (You Never Know)

by Joe Scarry On the day the nuclear weapons states are meeting in London, it seems like an appropriate time for a reality check. Just such a reality check comes from reading Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the … Continue reading

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Job #1 Vis-a-vis Russia: NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT

by Joe Scarry So many exist, ready to be used . . . . The world’s nuclear weapon count (August, 2014): 16,400 (Source: peaceandplanet.org) The story yesterday was the last straw. A bunch of U.S. NGOs are lobbying the government … Continue reading

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Bibi and Boehner’s Gift to the Nuclear Disarmament Movement

by Joe Scarry   House Majority Leader John Boehner and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu It may be counterintuitive, but House Majority Leader John Boehner has actually done a good thing by inviting Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address … Continue reading

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What Leo Strauss set in motion: from invading Cuba to efforts to bomb Iran

by Alan Gilbert What Leo Strauss set in motion: from invading Cuba to Boehner/Netanyahu efforts to bomb Iran Robert Howse has written a new book on Leo Strauss: Man of Peace. Rob acknowledges some of Strauss’s authoritarianism and imperialism, i.e. in the … Continue reading

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