Skip to main content

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Corporate gatekeepers and big tech monopolists are making it more difficult than ever for independent media to survive. Please chip in today.

Joseph Gerson

Joseph Gerson

Joseph Gerson is President of the Campaign for Peace, Disarmament and Common Security, Co-founder of the Committee for a SANE U.S. China Policy and Vice President of the International Peace Bureau. His books include Empire and the Bomb, and With Hiroshima Eyes.

Articles by this author

 

Ukraine Negotiations: No Fly Zone, Nukes, Neutrality, and Disarmament

Ukrainian and Russian lives will continue to be shattered until either a ceasefire or completion of successful negotiations are announced.

Joseph Gerson ·


Is "Taiwan Next"? We Don't Think So

There is no sign yet of Chinese coordination with Moscow over Ukraine or preparations for an invasion of Taiwan.

Joseph Gerson ·


How the US and NATO Could Settle Dispute Over Ukraine Without War

Another world, at least another, more peaceful and just Europe—with very reasonable agreements for Russian security—is possible.

Joseph Gerson ·


Alternatives to the Pentagon's China Nightmares

This is a moment to be pressing President Biden and those around him to embrace a no first strike doctrine, for Congress to defund the land-based ICBMs and other nuclear first strike weapons, to initiate negotiation of an Asia-Pacific Freeze to halt the suicidal arms race.

Joseph Gerson ·


Geopolitical Earthquakes Increase the Danger of Catastrophic War

We face a classical Thucydides Trap between rising and declining powers that too many times in history has climaxed in catastrophic wars. But now the stakes are existential.

Joseph Gerson ·


Biden's Nuclear Weapons Commitments: Dangerous Continuities

Tragically, despite widespread high hopes for change, in the existential realm of potentially omnicidal nuclear war preparations, the Biden administration has signaled more continuity than change.

Joseph Gerson ·


Taiwan: A War That Must Never Be Fought

First Donald Trump and now Joe Biden have been playing with fire when it comes to policy with China.

Joseph Gerson ·


Biden in Europe: To Contain China, Restructuring the Global Disorder

A new and global Cold War with China is among the last things that humanity needs.

Joseph Gerson ·

Sign up for our newsletter.

Quality journalism. Progressive values. Direct to your inbox.

Common Dreams Logo