2021-01-25: News Headlines

Karl Grossman (2021-01-25). Let Nuke Plans Run for 100 Years? counterpunch.org With the major decline of nuclear power—the U.S. is down to 94 plants from a high of 129 and only two are now under construction—the nuclear promoters in the U.S. government and nuclear industry are pushing to let nuclear power plants run for 100 years to somehow keep nuclear power going.

Manlio Dinucci (2021-01-25). The UN Prohibits Nuclear Weapons and What Does Italy Do? globalresearch.ca Today, January 22, 2021, is the day that can go down in history as the turning point to free humanity from those weapons that, for the first time, have the ability to erase the human species and almost every other …

Ramesh Thakur (2021-01-25). The Responsibility to Disarm and the Nuclear Ban Treaty. globalresearch.ca In 1984, President Ronald

Rev. John Dear (2021-01-25). The beginning of the end for nuclear weapons. nationofchange.org Few antiwar activists ever thought they'd see nuclear weapons banned, but thanks to dedicated organizing, a historic UN treaty goes into effect today.

_____ (2021-01-23). Iran Wants The Nuclear Deal It Made. popularresistance.org The new administration in Washington has a fundamental choice to make. It can embrace the failed policies of the Trump administration and continue down the path of disdain for international cooperation and international law—a contempt powerfully evident in the United States' decision in 2018 to unilaterally withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal, that had been signed by Iran, China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the European Union just three years earlier. Or the new administration can shed the failed assumptions of the past and seek…

Rev. John Dear (2021-01-22). 'I Never Thought I'd Live to See This Day': The Beginning of the End for Nuclear Weapons. commondreams.org Few antiwar activists ever thought they'd see nuclear weapons banned, but thanks to dedicated organizing, a historic UN treaty goes into effect today. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/screen_shot_2021-01-22_at_1.27.00_pm.png

news.un (2021-01-22). Guterres hails entry into force of treaty banning nuclear weapons. news.un.org The first multilateral nuclear disarmament treaty in more than two decades, came into force just after midnight on Friday, hailed by the UN Secretary-General as "an important step towards a world free of nuclear weapons".

Manlio Dinucci (2021-01-22). A ONU proíbe as armas nucleares e a Itália, o que é que faz? globalresearch.ca Hoje, 22 de Janeiro de 2021, é o dia que pode ficar na História como o ponto de viragem para livrar a Humanidade daquelas armas que, pela primeira vez, têm a capacidade de fazer desaparecer a espécie humana e quase …

_____ (2021-01-22). The Treaty To Ban The Bomb Takes Effect. popularresistance.org Three and a half years ago, on July 7, 2017, the United Nations General Assembly approved the language of this treaty by a vote of 122 to 1. | The vote was a clear expression of the will of the world's people and the treaty has now been ratified by 51 nations. | Under international law, nuclear weapons will join chemical weapons, biological weapons, cluster bombs and land mines as illegal weapons of mass destruction. | The Golden Rule anti-nuclear sailboat arrived in Hawaii on July 31, 2019 from San Diego, California. The 34-foot ketch, a project of Veterans For Peace, has now sailed to the islands of Hawaii, Mau…

Jessica Corbett, staff writer (2021-01-22). Despite Absence of Nuke-Armed States, World Celebrates Arrival of Global Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons. commondreams.org "Today we reach a major milestone on the road to a more peaceful and secure world, free from the ultimate menace of nuclear war." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/50861840008_ebdb2e96d4_c1.jpg

Karl Grossman (2021-01-22). NRC 100 year licensing conference: It's time to stop this whole nuke con job. nationofchange.org Biden could move to have done to the NRC what was done to its predecessor agency, the AEC, to have it abolished. And to push to end nuclear power in the U.S.

Dr. Joseph Gerson (2021-01-22). A New Day for Human Survival: On the Promise of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. globalresearch.ca On Friday, January 22, people in cities and towns across in the United States and around the world, will celebrate the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). | Those gathering, online and elsewhere, stand …