Despite his initial public commitment to build a nuclear weapons-free world, what the President has proposed would cost $1 trillion over 30 years to “modernize” the U.S. nuclear arsenal.
By Polly Mann Women Against Military Madness Newsletter Spring II 2016
The Instruments of Human Sustenance (Humani Victus Instrumenta). Etching, 16th cen. Italy. Humanity is inseparable from its tools, which can be invented to destroy life—or to create things for our benefit instead.
It’s a subject presidential hopefuls are not willing to talk about because the question cannot be answered without an examination–perhaps denunciation–of U.S. nuclear policy. (If there is an exception of one candidate making a statement, you will need to discover it for yourself.) The truth is, of course, that the use of nuclear weapons could be the beginning of the end of all life on earth.
Despite his initial public commitment to build a nuclear weapons-free world, what…
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