David Cortright

David Cortright, president of the Fourth Freedom Forum and former executive director of SANE.

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Monday, December 26, 2016
Preparing for the Storm
More than five weeks after the political tsunami and many of are still living in a state of denial. It’s understandable and even commendable in one sense: we must never accept Trump and the hatred and bigotry for which he stands as normal. We must never consent to our democracy being subverted by a...
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Monday, June 24, 2002
End the Nuclear Danger: An Urgent Call
A DECADE after the end of the cold war, the peril of nuclear destruction is mounting. The great powers have refused to give up nuclear arms, other countries are producing them and terrorist groups are trying to acquire them. POORLY GUARDED warheads and nuclear material in the former Soviet Union may fall into the hands of terrorists. The Bush Administration is developing nuclear "bunker busters" and threatening to use them against nonnuclear countries. The risk of nuclear war between India and Pakistan is grave.
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