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The Horrifying Beauty of Never-Before-Seen Nuclear Test Videos

Nothing captures the murderous folly of human beings quite like a nuclear detonation. It took an enormous amount of work to harness the fission and fusion power of the atom and release the kind of energy a nuclear weapon does. 237 more words

Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy, and Blatant Homophobe

Former Texas Governor, Rick Perry, graduated from Texas A&M, barely. Reports from classmates claim that he likely had a C- average. Perry is another of Trump’s extremely dangerous choices for his cabinet; he is now the Secretary of Energy. 259 more words

Evergreene Digest | How US nuclear force modernization is undermining strategic stability: The burst-height compensating super-fuze

Our conclusion makes the increased sea-based offensive and defensive capabilities we have described seem all the more bizarre as a strategy for reducing the chances of nuclear war with either Russia or China.   426 more words

Militarism

Trump, Like JFK, Should Make Nuclear Test Ban Top Priority

President Trump’s first treaty might be closer than you think, if he chooses peace. It’s the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), which bans all nuclear test explosions. 62 more words

History

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: Hypocrisy?

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (signed in 1968) is supposed to be about stopping the spread of nuclear weapons and only five nations are ‘allowed’ to have nuclear weapons…United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, China, and France.   301 more words

Culture

John Laforge | US Citizens To Join Protests Of US Nuclear Weapons Deployed In Germany

“To waste billions of dollars replacing the B61s when they should be eliminated is criminal — like sentencing innocent people to death — considering how many millions need immediate famine relief, emergency shelter, and safe drinking water,” Urfer said.    956 more words

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