2021-06-02: News Headlines

Gareth Porter (2021-06-02). Eisenhower Rejected Military Chiefs' Demand for Nuclear War on China, Classified Account of '58 Taiwan Strait Crisis Reveals. globalresearch.ca Fearing a new …

Brian Terrell (2021-06-02). "If There Are Enough Shovels to Go Around:" Surviving the Nuclear Threat. counterpunch.org "Dig a hole, cover it with a couple of doors and then throw three feet of dirt on top. . . . It's the dirt that does it. . . . . If there are enough shovels to go around, everybody's going to make it." This bit of cheery advice was offered by Thomas K.

Jon Schwarz (2021-06-02). Why Now Was the Right Time to Release Top-Secret File on Nuclear Weapons. zcomm.org The document about a 1958 crisis shows officials eagerly making the case for atomic warfare against China…

Lawrence Wittner (2021-06-01). How John Hersey Blew the Whistle on the Reality of Nuclear War. zcomm.org Review of "Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World" In this crisply-written, well-researched book, Lesley Blume, a journalist and biographer, tells the fascinating story of the background to John Hersey's pathbreaking article, "Hiroshima," and of its extraordinary impact upon the world. In 1945, although only 30 years of age,

Moderator (2021-06-01). The Myth of Winnable Nuclear War Is Having Another Moment. scheerpost.com Digging for Life) By Brian Terrell / Antiwar.com "Dig a hole, cover it with a couple of doors and then throw three feet of dirt on top. . . . It's the dirt that does it. . . . . If there are enough shovels to go around, everybody's going to make it." This bit of cheery advice was offered by Thomas K. ("T.K.") Jones, deputy undersecretary of defense for research and engineering… |

Brian Terrell (2021-06-01). "If There Are Enough Shovels to Go Around" zcomm.org The conviction that the U.S. could win a nuclear war was key to the nuclear policy early in the Reagan administration…

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