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European Nuclear Deterrent a Harebrained Illegal Proposal

By Alice Slater, IPS, June 7, 2024 It is quite astonishing and clearly insane, that Manfred Weber, the German leader of the European Union’s center-right European People’s Party, now expected to come in first in the European Parliament election scheduled on June 6-9th, is calling for the EU’s own nuclear “deterrent”—arguing that the US-stationed nuclear […]

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Nuclear Weapons for the European Union – A Violation of Applicable Law

By IALANA Germany, May 31, 2024 In the run-up to the European Parliament elections, some politicians and experts have initiated a discussion about “nuclear weapons for the EU”. Whatever the background to this may be, IALANA emphasises that such plans are not only morally questionable, but also contravene applicable law. Nuclear weapons are – as […]

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Nuclear War Will Only Kill People Already Impacted By Nuclear Weapons. That’s Everyone.

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 18, 2024 In the photo above, World BEYOND War Board Member and Treasurer John Reuwer, a physician, at right, supports downwinders impacted by nuclear weapons testing, demanding restitution from the U.S. government that has experimented on and lied to people for decades. John commented: “I often think the […]

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Military Interests Are Pushing New Nuclear Power

By Andy Stirling and Philip Johnstone, Beyond Nuclear International, May 6, 2024 The UK government has announced the “biggest expansion of the [nuclear] sector in 70 years.” This follows years of extraordinarily expensive support. Why is this? Official assessments acknowledge nuclear performs poorly compared to alternatives. With renewables and storage significantly cheaper, climate goals are achieved faster, more affordably and reliably by diverse other means. The only […]