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World Faces 'Loaded Gun' on Hiroshima's 77th Anniversary

“We must ask: What have we learned from the mushroom cloud that swelled above this city?”

Common Dreams staff ·


Where We Stand on August 6 and 9, 2022

“Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living.”

H. Patricia Hynes ·


Africa: Western Colonialism vs The Legacy of the Soviet Union

Moscow - along with Beijing - is preparing for a long-term geopolitical confrontation in Africa.

Ramzy Baroud ·


'Extremely Concerned': Shelling of Europe's Biggest Nuclear Power Plant More Worrying Than Chernobyl

Ukraine said parts of the facility were "seriously damaged" by Russian military strikes.

Common Dreams staff ·


To Turn Back the 'Clock of Doom' Millions of Us Need to Step Forward

ICAN has laid the groundwork for an invigorated movement for nuclear disarmament. But in spite of their extraordinary accomplishments so far, our struggle for nuclear disarmament and a peaceful future has just begun.

Sharleen Leahey ·


Why Isn't the Media Talking About Banning Nuclear Weapons?

Media attention is vital if the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is to become a reality.

Karl Grossman ·


5-Year-Old Girl Among Those Killed in Latest Israeli Bombing of Gaza

"This is unnecessary, unprovoked, reckless," said one observer.

Jake Johnson ·


China Cuts Off Military, Climate Ties With US Over 'Egregious Provocation' by Pelosi

"Way to go, ⁦Speaker Pelosi," said one critic. "Your visit to Taiwan really helped global cooperation on critical issues like the environment. Not."

Jon Queally ·


The Other Victims of US Burns Pits Were the Iraqi and Afghan People

The close to $700 billion appropriated in the PACT ACT for the next ten years will help alleviate some suffering caused by Halliburton’s war profiteering, but only for U.S. victims. It won’t do a thing for the people in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Amy Goodman ·


Polling Makes Clear: Americans Don't Want War With Iran

On the eve of a new round of JCPOA talks, a new survey shows that today’s saber rattling is a bit unwelcome.

Connor Echols ·

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