The Japanese government has started to move people back into Fukushima, though their safety is not assured. Next time, where will the meltdowns be? more

Jun 1, 2017 11:52 PM Magazine



Are we seeing the definitive end of the “Peaceful Atom” as a source of future new large-scale power capacity in the United States? more

May 10, 2017 1:35 PM Dispatches

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In contrast, North Korea has voted to negotiate a nuclear weapons ban and China, alone among the nuclear weapon states, has abstained from voting. more

Mar 29, 2017 2:30 PM Dispatches

It will be good to put all this uncivil discourse behind us. more

Oct 20, 2016 1:49 PM Dispatches

There are two things the framers could never have foreseen: nuclear missiles and Trump. more

Jun 23, 2016 2:32 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

The nights would start with beer and end with coffee—a lot of coffee. more

May 27, 2016 6:46 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

Photo by Mrs. Gemstone On the seventieth anniversary of the U.S. use of the atom bomb against Japan, Gar Alperovitz believes the most important lessons have not been learned. The bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6, 1945, and Aug... more

Aug 6, 2015 8:41 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

Photo: "Negotiations about Iranian Nuclear Program - the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Other Officials of the P5+1 and Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Iran and EU in Lausanne" by United States Department of State  The Iran nuclear agreement... more

Jul 16, 2015 6:09 PM Op-Eds

The Congressional Black Caucus should enthusiastically back the U.S.–Iran nuclear agreement. more

Apr 8, 2015 12:36 PM Op-Eds 2 Comments

Reaching an interim nuclear deal with Iran would have been difficult enough even without hardliners in both Iran and the United States seeking to undermine them. more

Apr 5, 2015 3:07 PM Dispatches

Just two years after Benjamin Netanyahu took office as leader of Israel for the first time nearly two decades ago, Palestinian writer Edward Said predicted he'd be a disaster for peacekeeping efforts between Israelis and Palestinians in the... more

Mar 19, 2015 3:18 PM Magazine

Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu’s speech before a joint session of Congress on March 3 was unprecedented in many ways. more

Mar 4, 2015 7:37 PM Dispatches 6 Comments

“Regional aggression that goes unchecked—whether in southern Ukraine or the South China Sea ... could draw in our military.” more

May 29, 2014 2:18 PM Op-Eds 5 Comments

(Editor's Note: On Friday, Southern California Edison announced that it was not going to restart the San Onofre nuclear power plant and that, in fact, the plant was going to be shut down.)From his California beach house at San Clemente, Richard N... more

Jun 8, 2013 2:19 PM Dispatches

There it stood, 500 feet of insult and injury. And then it crashed to the ground.The weather tower at the proposed Montague double-reactor complex was meant to test wind direction in case of an accident. In early 1974, the project was estimated a... more

Feb 27, 2013 2:14 PM Dispatches

The U.S. aircraft carrier Enterprise is a potential lightning rod for war on Iran. more

Apr 24, 2012 2:40 PM Dispatches

An attack on Iran would be a reckless attempt at solving a complex problem. more

Nov 14, 2011 2:19 PM Op-Eds

Military strikes on Iran would not have the desired effect. more

Nov 10, 2011 1:07 AM Dispatches

Nagasaki was the most lethal redundancy in military history, and, as Howard Zinn said in his final book, it should make us question all wars. more

Aug 9, 2010 5:58 PM Op-Eds

The Bush Administration’s North Korea policy has yielded its nuclear fruit. more

Oct 11, 2006 12:31 PM Dispatches