The medical, environmental, and humanitarian consequences of nuclear war PPNW's Co-President, Ira Helfand, explains the medical, environmental, and humanitarian consequences of the use of nuclear weapons, and urges viewers of this video to take action for their elimination.
A recent agreement between the U.S. and South Korea drastically increases the likelihood of U.S. troops engaging North Korea militarily. The movement of U.S. naval destroyers into the region indicate that this is not empty talk.
Maybe there is hope for a better future if people like Jesse Ventura would replace the current elite.
On the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we look at a massive new report by a team of 30 economists, anthropologists, political scientists, legal experts and physicians about the Iraq War’s impact. "The Costs of War" report found the total number of people who have died from the Iraq War, including soldiers, militants, police, contractors, journalists, humanitarian workers and Iraqi civilians, has reached at least 189,000 people, including at least 123,000 civilians. Financially, the report estimates a cost to U.S. taxpayers of $2.2 trillion, a figure that could one day approach $4 trillion with the interest accrued on the borrowed money used to fund the war.(Excerpt from)