Lawrence Wittner

Dr. Lawrence Wittner is Professor of History emeritus at SUNY/Albany and the author of Confronting the Bomb (Stanford University Press.)

Trump’s Reckless Infatuation with Nuclear Weapons

How Donald Trump Worked to Destroy America’s Labor Unions

Israel, Russia, and International Law

Donald Trump’s Assault on the Wages of American Workers

Donald Trump’s Empty Promises on Jobs

The Forgotten Element in Averting Nuclear Catastrophe

The Ugly Origins of Trump’s “America First” Policy

Einstein’s Postwar Campaign to Save the World from Nuclear Destruction

It’s Getting Late

Overcoming the Obstacles to UN Maintenance of International Peace and Security

Replacing a Disastrous War with a Just Peace in Ukraine

The Brotherhood of Billionaires

World Peace and Security Require a Stronger United Nations

From the Partial Test Ban Treaty to a Nuclear Weapons-Free World

Spinning Illusions in Ukraine

Oppenheimer’s Tragedy―and Ours

Two Ways That the Ukraine War Could Have Been Prevented (and Might Be Ended)

The Ukraine War Has Never Been America’s War

From Nationalist Isolation to Global Citizenship

Whose Red Lines?

Homage to Russian War Resisters

The Ukraine War and International Law

Nuclear Roulette from Hiroshima to the Cuban Missile Crisis

Nations of the World Unite!

Imperialist Wars—and What Could Be Done About Them

China, Russia, and the Bomb

Conservative Governance has Undermined U.S. Life Expectancy

Bye-Bye World: While Nuclear Weapons and Wars Exist, Annihilation Beckons

There is an Alternative to War

What I Learned About Governments by Reading Classified Documents

Why Should War Criminals Operate with Impunity?

Mercenaries Today: The Wagner Group

Putin Attempts to Justify the Unjustifiable

Imperial Nostalgia and its Perils

Military and Economic Power Once Again Fail to Produce Happiness

Who Speaks for The World?

The Imperialist Roots of Putin’s Policy

What the Cuban Missile Crisis Can Teach Us About Today’s Ukraine Crisis

Let’s not allow the great powers to destroy the world

The Decline of Unions and the Ongoing Struggle for Workers’ Rigths

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the World’s Future

Special Privilege in Admission to Elite U.S. Colleges

Most Americans Look Favorably on Global Governance

Why is U.S. Military Spending Increasing to New, Outlandish Levels?

Imagine a World with U.S.-China Cooperation

The Fate of Cassandra: Dire Predictions Go Unheeded

Building Social Solidarity Across National Boundaries

Conflict or Cooperation in U.S.-China Relations?

Nationalism on the Decline

Amid Widespread Disease, Death, and Poverty, the Major Powers Increased Their Military Spending in 2020