A statement by Executive Director John Tierney on President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 Pentagon budget request was quoted in Breaking Defense. Former Congressman John Tierney, director for the progressive Council for a Livable World, said in a statement that the Pentagon’s budget “should still be further reduced during congressional budget consideration” since “much work remains […]
CONTACT: Anna Schumann Communications Director firstname.lastname@example.org COUNCIL FOR A LIVABLE WORLD DISAPPOINTED IN BIDEN ADMINISTRATION FOR CATERING TO “BLOATED MILITARY FANTASIES OF YESTERDAY” (APRIL 9 – WASHINGTON) The Biden administration’s release of a partial Fiscal Year 2022 federal budget seems to maintain the defense-spending status quo, despite hopes that it would mark a significant decrease, […]
CONTACT: Anna Schumann Communications Director email@example.com (FEBRUARY 24—WASHINGTON) Council for a Livable World, which has helped elect 400 Members of Congress who have worked to reduce nuclear threats since its founding in 1962, is proud to welcome Joseph Cirincione to its Board of Directors. Cirincione is a national security analyst and author of seven books including Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late and Bomb Scare: The […]
Council for a Livable World joined other organizations from across the ideological spectrum to call on Congress to sunset the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force and repeal the 2002 Iraq AUMF. “Since its enactment on September 14, 2001, the 2001 AUMF has served as a blank check for endless, global war under multiple presidents. […]
Executive Director John Tierney was featured on the Beyond Politics podcast, on which he discussed CLW’s founding, Iran’s nuclear ambitions, Russian diplomacy, forever wars, Yemen and China.