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The Doomsday Clock Was Reset at 90 Seconds

Robert C. Koehler Common Dreams
For the second year in a row, the Doomsday Clock has been set—by scientists analyzing the dangers faced by Planet Earth due to human exploitation and nuclear-armed geopolitics—at 90 seconds to midnight. In other words, be afraid. Be very afraid.

Will We Always Be This Way?

Kathy Kelly The Progressive
Rescuers come from all over the world following an earthquake, but when wars are waged, governments send only more munitions, prolonging the agony. Those who have an insatiable appetite for war seldom heed the wreckage they have left behind.

Two Minutes to Doomsday

Robert Hunziker CounterPunch
Not since 1953, when the U.S. and the Soviets exploded thermonuclear bombs, has the world been such a powder keg!

The Doomsday Clock: Three Minutes and Counting

Lynn Eden, Robert Rosner, Rod Ewing, and twelve others The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Last year, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' Science and Security Board concluded, "We can manage our technology, or become victims of it. The choice is ours, and the [Doomsday] Clock is ticking." This year, the board moved the Doomsday Clock to three minutes to midnight and added, "The probability of global catastrophe is very high, and the actions needed to reduce the risks of disaster must be taken very soon."
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