Category: Nuclear Weapons

Responding to North Korea’s Fourth Nuclear Test

This is a guest post from Martin Hellman that was originally published yesterday on his the Defusing the Nuclear Threat blog. Tonight’s  PBS Newshour covered North Korea’s fourth nuclear test that occurred earlier today. Wendy Sherman, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs and advisor to Hillary Clinton’s campaign, called for further sanctions “to ensure that […]

Action alert: A raise for nukes?

Join the National Call-in Day Two new bills give Congress an opportunity to step up and make cuts to nuclear weapons. The president’s budget request for 2015 shows that his priorities are still dangerously backwards, asking for yet another increase for nuclear weapons while crucial domestic spending continues […]

Action Alert: Budget Cut for Nuclear Bombs

One step closer. On June 27, Senator Feinstein’s subcommittee cut the B61’s budget by over 30%. You made this happen with the messages you have been sending to your senators all year urging them to cut wasteful spending on this program to overhaul the B61 nuclear bomb. Unfortunately, […]

Know the score

Imagine turning on the news and hearing a serious discussion about what your elected representatives are doing about critical issues like diplomacy with Iran and the war in Afghanistan. While that sounds like a fantasy land where the media isn’t focused on Scott Brown’s pocket tweets and John […]