Only a few short months ago the permanent war crowd were calling for air strikes on Iran, today the UN nuclear agency says that Iran has made all of the enriched uranium that could be used to make nuclear weapons into more harmless forms.
|By: DSWright Tuesday July 22, 2014 6:45 am|
|By: DSWright Tuesday July 23, 2013 11:40 am|
America’s war of aggression in Iraq produced many immediate casualties, but recent reports from the Iraq are citing another, longer term, cost of war.
|By: Gregg Levine Tuesday January 29, 2013 12:55 pm|
On December 2, 1942, a small group of physicists under the direction of Enrico Fermi gathered on an old squash court beneath Alonzo Stagg Stadium on the Campus of the University of Chicago to make and witness history. Uranium pellets and graphite blocks had been stacked around cadmium-coated rods as part of an experiment crucial to the Manhattan Project–the program tasked with building an atom bomb for the allied forces in WWII.
|By: Gregg Levine Saturday September 24, 2011 11:30 am|
In an age where so many economies are desperately trying not to lose any more ground in the present, could it be that the ones more responsive to their rank-and-file electorates are the ones in the best position to (to borrow a quickly forgotten phrase) win the future?
|By: Valerie Plame Wilson Sunday May 8, 2011 1:59 pm|
Apocalypse Never is a frightening book to read but impossible to put down. In clear, accessible prose, Tad Daley unblinkingly lays out the case, point by point, for why we must ultimately rid the world of nuclear weapons or else suffer the inevitable consequences of the end of civilization as we know it. Daley then takes on the task of showing how this seemingly Herculean task can be accomplished, even within our lifetimes. It is compelling and accurate in its assessments and one of the absolute best out there on why we simply cannot continue along the way it has been.
|By: Gregg Levine Friday March 18, 2011 9:45 am|
Have you heard anyone in America begging the president to reassure them that the future of our nuclear power industry is sound?
|By: David Dayen Wednesday October 21, 2009 1:45 pm|
A potential victory for diplomacy is brewing in Vienna. After initial reports about Iranian nuclear talks were termed “slow,” today negotiators have reached a draft deal on shipping Iran’s nuclear enrichment to Russia for processing. Under the draft deal, most of Iran’s stockpile of low enriched uranium would be shipped out of the [...]