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Commentary by Chuck Montaño, author of Los Alamos: Secret Colony, Hidden Truths
Editor’s Note: Chuck Montaño, a longtime employee of Los Alamos National Laboratory, was active in the Hispanic Round Table that evolved into Citizens for LANL Employee Rights (CLER), the group that was instrumental in fighting the lay-offs in the mid-1990s. 1,110 more words
In the course of the past year, it has seemed that the apparent global peace and stability of the post-1989 period has died a death. The shocks of the election of Donald Trump, the implications of Brexit, the rise of right wing populism across the Western world and the continued political confrontation between Russia and NATO, have all made 2017 seem not only depressingly bleak but almost on a knife edge of global catastrophe. 1,674 more words
On the Saturday 17th June the first anti-nuclear power conference in 30 years, No Need for Nuclear: The Renewables are Here was held at Conway Hall in central London, hosted by CND. 740 more words
Russia released a video claiming to show a NATO F-16 moving close to a plane carrying their defense minister to a meeting. The video also seems to show a Russian fighter showing its armament to the F-16 which then moves away (link).
A thoroughly fascinating and horrifying look at the state of British civil defence in 1980 hosted by a strikingly young Jeremy Paxman. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 triggered a new age of fear in the west about the possibility of a nuclear confrontation between the US and the Soviet Union with Europe sandwiched in the middle. 164 more words