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

The Afghanistan Papers: Another Blip in the History of a Forever War

By Ben Heili I remember my 14th birthday well. That day, my grandparents’ newspaper told me the USA had started to bomb Afghanistan—Operation Enduring Freedom, they called it. Something in my 14-year-old brain approved of that name at the time, … Continue reading The Afghanistan Papers: Another Blip in the History of a Forever War

Socialists Must Fight the War Machine at Home

By: Allen Ruff  The Madison area’s current campaign to stop the stationing of twenty F-35 attack jets at Truax Field/Dane County Airport demands the active support of all socialists. The local and global issues related to the proposed base should … Continue reading Socialists Must Fight the War Machine at Home