The National Nuclear Security Administration has given the go-ahead for work on upgrading the B61 airborne nuclear bomb, as the Pentagon is eager to embark on a multi-billion-dollar scheme to improve the US nuclear arsenal. 12 more words
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On August the 24th, North Korea launched a submarine-launched missile that flew 500 km (311 miles) towards Japan, a show of improving technological capability for the isolated country that has conducted a series of missile launches in defiance of U.N. 515 more words
I’m pleased to announce the publication of my newest op-ed piece this morning: a Lifezette.com article on a gaping, nuclear-related flaw in President Obama’s case for believing that his Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will strengthen U.S. 95 more words
NIMBYism is on the rise in China, and without better dialogue between stakeholders, threatens to undermine Beijing’s efforts to meet its COP21 goals.
And what better way to get back into things than with some light reading about crimes against humanity?
The New York Times book critic Michiko Kakutani tweeted a link today to “Hiroshima”, a stunning, epic article, the first major journalistic investigation of the Hiroshima bombing… 517 more words
Editor’s Note: La Jicarita has been covering Anthony Rivera’s case against Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory since October of 2015. After revealing safety and management abuses at the Lab he was fired by the new contractor, Lawrence Livermore National Security (LLNS) in 2013. 94 more words