How We Got the Bikini and Learned To Hate the Bomb

On March 1, 1954, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and the Department of Defense exploded a huge thermonuclear bomb on Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands, where they had been testing bombs since 1946. Between 1946 and 1958, the United States detonated 67 nuclear bombs in the Marshall Islands – vaporizing entire islands and exiling … Continue reading “How We Got the Bikini and Learned To Hate the Bomb”

Celebrate Armistice Day – Wage Peace With Renewed Energy!

November 11 is Armistice Day, marking the 1918 armistice that ended the First World War, on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.” Horrified by the industrial slaughter of millions of soldiers and civilians, the people of the U.S. and the world initiated campaigns to outlaw war once and for all. … Continue reading “Celebrate Armistice Day – Wage Peace With Renewed Energy!”