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Dear Chairman Kim Jung-un

by Lewis Randa, Director, The Peace Abbey What follows is a letter for President Donald Trump to consider sending to Chairman of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Kim Jung-un. Please feel free to add, edit, or delete and submit … Continue reading

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Begging for War

By Robert C. Koehler “There are no good options,” Brian Williams said the other night on MSNBC, launching a discussion about North Korea with the implication that war—maybe nuclear war—is the only solution to the problem it represents. We’ve been … Continue reading

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American Casualties of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program, Part 1.

English: Nuclear weapon test Dakota (yield 1.1 Mt) on Enewetak Atoll, June 26, 1956. This image from the U.S. Department of Energy is in the public domain   by Guest Author Lawrence S. Wittner* When Americans think about nuclear weapons, … Continue reading

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Shooting down morality: a picnic for the gun industry. Part 1.

  In his new book, Moral Disengagement: How people do harm and live with themselves, psychologist Albert Bandura does a masterful job of showing how, for example, the National Rifle Association (NRA) promotes moral disengagement to promote arms sales at all … Continue reading

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