Speeding Sea Level Rise Threatens Nuclear Plants
Paul Brown | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-18
The latest science shows how the pace of sea level rise is speeding up, fuelling fears that not only millions of homes will be under threat, but that vulnerable installations like docks and power plants will be overwhelmed by the …
Mysterious Gas Leak That Killed 14 Close to Pakistani Nuclear Power Plant Sparks 'Chernobyl' Fears
sputniknews.com | 2020-02-18
New Delhi (Sputnik): The deaths and continued increase in the number of people affected by a gas leak of unknown origin has raised concerns among residents in the Pakistani coastal area of Keamari as the city's authorities have failed to identify the source of the gas leak and the type of gas involved.
Pakistan conducts 'successful' cruise missile test
yenisafak.com | 2020-02-18
Pakistan on Tuesday carried out a "successful" test of a cruise missile, the country's army said.The flight test of the air-launched missile, Ra'ad-II, was Pakistan's second of the year and comes amid persisting tensions with nuclear rival India."Pakistan conducted successful flight test of Air Launched Cruise Missile "Ra'ad-II" with a range of 600 km [370 miles], which significantly enhances air delivered strategic standoff capability on land and at sea," said a statement from Pakistan's military."The weapon system is equipped with state-of-the-art guidance and navigation systems, ensuring engagement of targ…
Selected Articles: Trump's War Budget
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-02-18
A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer" | | | If, like us, this is a …
A view from Cuba: 'Parasite,' a political movie?
Rolando Pérez Betancourt | peoplesworld.org | 2020-02-14
In 2019, the euphorically intoned question on everyone's lips that defined the tiny world of cinematography was: Have you seen Parasite yet? In May last year, the latest film by the South Korean Bong Joon-ho not only unanimously won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, but it also got a standing ovation from …
Trump's New Budget Funds Endless War & Nuclear Weapons While Slashing Aid to Poor & Hungry Americans
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-02-11
President Trump unveiled his 2021 budget request Monday, proposing massive cuts to Medicaid and food stamps while increasing spending on the military and his border wall. The $4.8 trillion budget would slash Environmental Protection Agency spending by more than a quarter while allocating $18 billion for Trump's newly established Space Force. Trump is also requesting billions more for nuclear weapons, including a new submarine-launched nuclear warhead. Experts and Democratic lawmakers warn that increasing the nuclear stockpile will increase the likelihood of nuclear war and defy international agreements. Democrats…
US Deploys 'Mini-Nukes' in Deplorable Threat to World Peace
Strategic Culture | theantimedia.com | 2020-02-08
These so-called "mini-nukes" represent–despite the diminutive-sounding name–an increased risk of nuclear war.
US Deploys ‘Mini-Nukes’ in Deplorable Threat to World Peace