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Mythmaking and the Atomic Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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Mythmaking and the Atomic Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
August 7, 2021

Over the years, the myth that the “nuking” of two Japanese cities was justified, has lost much of its appeal on both sides of the Pacific.

Blinded by the Light: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the Age of Normalized Violence
August 6, 2021

For a brief time, the Atom Bomb was celebrated as a kind of magic talisman entwining salvation and scientific inventiveness and in doing so functioned to “simultaneously domesticate the unimaginable while charging the mundane surroundings of our everyday lives with a weight and sense of importance unmatched in modern times.”

Blinded by the Light: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the Age of Normalized Violence
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Crowding the Pacific & Pressuring China
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Crowding the Pacific & Pressuring China
June 30, 2021

Ann Wright reports on the buildup of war practices in the region, including Russia’s training at the edge of U.S. territorial waters off Hawaii and massive U.S.-Australian maneuvers underway through August.

Nuclear Climate Change: Washington Heats Things Up
May 4, 2021

We have been moved yet another step closer to planetary destruction, Brian Cloughley writes.

Nuclear Climate Change: Washington Heats Things Up
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Nuclear Energy in the World 10 Years After Fukushima
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Nuclear Energy in the World 10 Years After Fukushima
March 22, 2021

The March 2011 Fukushima disaster was the most severe nuclear accident since Chernobyl. Its terrifying consequences led some countries to reconsider their attitude to nuclear energy with states like Germany deciding to phase out the technology. However, elsewhere, nuclear power continues to be a major source of electricity supply.

Return of the Leviathan: The Fascist Roots of the CIA and the True Origin of the Cold War
March 7, 2021

In whose interest did the creation of the Cold War serve and continues to serve? Cynthia Chung addresses this question in her three-part series.

Return of the Leviathan: The Fascist Roots of the CIA and the True Origin of the Cold War
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Gathering Against China
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Gathering Against China
December 15, 2020

The stage is being set for further confrontation with China, and Stoltenberg wants NATO to gear up to join the anti-China band.

The Day the World Stood Still: A Story of the First Atomic Bomb and Our Perpetual Cold War
October 1, 2020

Today, we find ourselves in a self-made purgatory; we have condemned ourselves and the generations that will follow to an endless stand-off with no release, while the entire world holds its breath taken in as its hostage.

The Day the World Stood Still: A Story of the First Atomic Bomb and Our Perpetual Cold War
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