2021-06-03: Social Media Postees

Please be social by posting these 'POSTEES' on social media! (Copy the text of the postee below, then paste it on social media and the story images will also appear.)

Iranian ship, petrochemical plant hit by fires amid threats from Israel
wsws.org | 2021-06-03
Tensions have mounted in the context of an imminent change of government in Israel and continuing talks in Vienna on reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

The Nuclearization of Space
Karl Grossman | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-03
"BACK TO THE FUTURE NASA'S NEW NUCLEAR VISION" was the headline emblazoned on the cover this past month of the leading U.S. aerospace trade publication, Aviation Week & Space Technology.

How John Hersey Blew the Whistle on the Reality of Nuclear War
Lawrence Wittner | dissidentvoice.org | 2021-06-02
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, Hersey was a very prominent war correspondent for Time magazine–a key part of publisher …

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

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

"If There Are Enough Shovels to Go Around:" Surviving the Nuclear Threat
Brian Terrell | counterpunch.org | 2021-06-02
"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.

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