Executive Director John Tierney was the featured guest on the Press The Button podcast, speaking about the National Defense Authorization Act, and challenging the idea that US national security depends on ever-increasing defense spending.
Bryan Bender of POLITICO wrote about the Council’s newest project, NukeVote2020, which tracks presidential candidates’ positions on nuclear policies. The Council for a Livable World, a leading arms control group, has launched a new website, NukeVote2020.org, to track the positions of White House hopefuls on nuclear policy and weapons spending. The website will track where […]
Senior Fellow John Isaacs spoke with CQ Roll Call about Senate efforts to build new plutonium pits. Both Heinrich and Graham are looking to lock into law the target of 80 pits, but South Carolina would benefit more from the Senate’s approach, according to John Isaacs, senior fellow at the Council for a Livable World, […]
Senior Fellow John Isaacs spoke with CQ about the process behind the Senate’s National Defense Authorization Act floor debate. “Instead, the Senate will hold a shadow debate with few — or more likely zero — serious votes and virtually total avoidance of substantive policy-making. Instead, Republicans and Democrats will come together on the lowest common […]
Executive Director John Tierney and Political Director James McKeon spoke with the San Diego Union-Tribune during a trip to visit with supporters in San Diego. One of the greatest existential threats faced by the U.S. during the latter half of the 20th century was the possibility that a nuclear war would result in global annihilation. […]