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To Avert 'Global Nuclear Holocaust,' US Groups Demand Abolition of ICBMs

Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg says no other immediate action would go further "to reduce the real risk of a false alarm in a crisis causing the near-extinction of humanity."

Jake Johnson ·

20 Years and 4 Presidents Later and Gitmo Still Not Closed

"President Biden, keep your campaign promise to put the brutal legacy—torture, detention without charges or trial—of Guantánamo Bay detention center behind us."

Brett Wilkins ·

Guantanamo Is an Indelible Stain on America. Biden Must Close It Once and for All

The offshore prison is a disgraceful legacy we simply cannot pass on to future generations.

Agnes Callamard ·

Ilhan Omar: Close the Prison at Guantánamo Now

"The cruelty of these documented crimes against humanity is abhorrent, yet no one has or will ever face serious charges," the Minnesota Democrat wrote of torture inflicted on Guantanamo detainees. "That has to change."

Andrea Germanos ·

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the World's Future

The most promising course of action for people interested in human survival might well lie in a popular mobilization to compel the nuclear nations to accept the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and, more broadly, to accept a restrained role in a cooperatively-governed world.

Lawrence Wittner ·

Anti-War Voices Denounce Knighting of Ex-PM Tony Blair

Protest plans got underway as a petition calling for the former prime minister's new knighthood to be rescinded had gathered over 1 million signatures.

Andrea Germanos ·

Killer Robots and the Laws We Need to Stop Them

Lethal autonomous weapons systems and the fight to contain them.

Rebecca Gordon ·

Progressives Demand Biden End Sanctions to Avert Mass Starvation in Afghanistan

"This is an almost wholly man-made crisis," said one critic of the U.S. government's policy.

Andrea Germanos ·

Hey, Hey, USA! How Many Bombs Did You Drop Today?

The U.S. military and allied air forces have dropped over 337,000 bombs and missiles on other countries over the last 20 years. That is an average of 46 strikes per day for two decades. Enough.

Medea Benjamin ·

Biden Urged to 'Engage Diplomatically' With Russia to 'Avert a Military Conflict' Over Ukraine

Continued talks are necessary, a coalition told the president, to prevent any action that would "risk spiraling into a potentially catastrophic war between the world's two leading nuclear powers."

Jessica Corbett ·

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