Monthly Archives: December 2014

A Former Ground Zero Goes to Court Against the World’s Nuclear Arsenals

By MARLISE SIMONSDEC. 27, 2014 — New York Times THE HAGUE — Tony de Brum was 9 years old in 1954 when he saw the sky light up and heard the terrifying rumbles of “Castle Bravo.” It was the most … Continue reading

Posted in International Court of Justice, nuclear weapons, weapons of mass destruction

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Abolishing the CIA

Abolishing the CIA Published on Sunday, December 21, 2014 by Common Dreams Abolishing the CIA by Robert C. Koehler The question is, what do we do with this moment of national self-awareness? Beyond demanding the prosecution of high-level perps, how … Continue reading

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War and Prison

Drones and Discrimination: Kick the Habit    Kathy Kelly December 12, 2014 Portside A group of Afghan friends had entrusted me with a simple message, their grievance, which they couldn’t personally deliver: please stop killing us. , , On December … Continue reading

Posted in criminal justice system, drones