John LaForge

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John LaForge is on the staff of Nukewatch a peace and nuclear watchdog group in Wisconsin.

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Wed. Dec. 30th, 2015

Nuclear War Fever in Campaign Boasts

John LaForge

I don’t know if sand can glow in the dark, but we’re going to find out.” Sen. Cruz’s seemingly glib statement was a thinly veiled threat to use nuclear weapons in the Syrian civil war.

Wed. Dec. 2nd, 2015

Their Unspeakable Crimes and Our Avoidable Mistakes

John LaForge

It took until Nov. 23 for DWB to identify all the staff members who’d been killed. The group reported Nov. 23 that the hospital was, “hit with precise and repeated airstrikes for more than an hour.”

Tue. Nov. 24th, 2015

Moves to Outlaw Nuclear Weapons Possession Winning Global Support

John LaForge

Nuclear-armed countries spend more than $143 billion per annum on maintaining and updating their arsenals, diverting public funds from critical services such as education and health care, yet nuclear weapons are ineffective and counterproductive