Preparing for the End of Civilization: An Air Force Veteran’s Reflections on Nuclear Warfare

By Mark Hackler On July 16, 1945, at 5:29:45 a.m., the Manhattan Project ended explosively when the first atom bomb flashed in the darkness near Alamogordo, New Mexico. This is a difficult day for me, the first of three each … Continue reading Preparing for the End of Civilization: An Air Force Veteran’s Reflections on Nuclear Warfare

Racism, Capitalism and Rebellion

We’re now in the midst of what we can definitively say is the biggest wave of mass protests in the United States since the 1960’s. Protests have emerged in all fifty states, in every major city. The character of these uprisings has been less like protests and more like a rebellion with tens of thousands of people taking to the streets, blocking highways, burning and destroying police cars, tearing down confederate monuments and every symbol they could think of economic and racial oppression. Continue reading Racism, Capitalism and Rebellion