Many health professionals understand that there are myriad and horrific immediate health consequences of the blast and thermal effects of nuclear bombs as well as predicted long-term effects such as “nuclear winter”.
On Sunday, that most venerable of American newspapers, the NY Times, devoted no fewer than two full pages to an analysis of the recent success of the Swedish far right party, the Sweden Democrats.
There is no denying that nuclear war would have a huge impact on the environment.
The desire for peace isn’t enough to bring an end to war. Witness eastern Ukraine, where locals on both sides of the country’s east-west split want peace, but have conflicting views of what it will take to make it happen.
Robert Mueller’s Russia report has largely faded from the airwaves less than a month after the former special counsel’s high-profile congressional testimony, a possible warning sign to Democrats that most voters have lost interest in the probe.
News of the nuclear explosion at a military base in the far north of Russia trickled out slowly.
American elites used to see war as a tragic necessity. Now they’re completely addicted to it.
Donald Trump and John Bolton are busy dismantling the global nuclear nonproliferation regime. Elizabeth Warren has the right response.
Nowadays it is hard for anyone much under the age of 50 to imagine, but once upon a time the threat of nuclear war and the prospect of planetary extinction were things people actually worried about.
The devastating effects of nuclear war are not talked about because they are difficult to imagine. But you cannot prevent something you cannot imagine. Part of the medical work is to help people conceptualize the effect of a nuclear bomb on a city: millions killed and injured in an instant.