Today is the 74th Anniversary of the first nuclear detonation--at Alamogordo NM. The result of the nearly 3 years and $2.5 Billion Manhattan Project, it influenced American decision makers at Potsdam. Secretary of War Stimson wrote in his diary on July 22, 1945. "...Now I know what happened to Truman yesterday. I couldn't understand it. When he got to the meeting after having … [Read more...] about Trinity Atomic Test
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New Modes of Thinking By David Krieger|June 17, 2019 “The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking, and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.” ~Albert Einstein This is a prescient warning to humanity from the greatest scientist of the 20th century, the individual who conceived of the enormous power that could be released from the … [Read more...] about New Modes of Thinking
Peace Train by Judith Mohling “and the rockets red glare' Nuclear war is an increasing threat in our already beleaguered, fragile world. There is a new VW ad featuring an electric van and the words, “Drive like there's a tomorrow.” That really gave me the shivers. They probably meant something about electric vehicles becoming increasingly necessary, but for a split second … [Read more...] about The Rockets’ Red Glare
The 74st anniversary of the only use of nuclear bombs is upon us. President and retired General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower was shocked by their use, saying that he was not taught to conduct war in such a manner. US military leaders and theologians condemned its use (the theologians saw it as a sin). Gar Alperowitz's study, “The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb”, clearly … [Read more...] about Remembering August 6-9
Learn the Lingo. Under the Obama Administration a program was set in motion to "Modernize the Nuclear Weapons (and Delivery systems)" with a projected cost of $1.2 Trillion US over 30 years. This was and continues to be counter to the commitments the US made in the NPT treaty to work with other Nuclear Armed States to reduce and eliminate their Nuclear Weapons. All … [Read more...] about NPT, ICAN, TPNW