Lawrence Wittner

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

What Democratic Socialism Is and Is Not

Should the U.S. Government Abide by the International Law It Has Created and Claims to Uphold?

Don’t Expect Rulers of Nuclear-Armed Nations to Accept Nuclear Disarmament―Unless They’re Pushed to Do So

As Nations Get Ready for Nuclear War, Their Governments Work to Create the Illusion of Safety

Do We Really Need Billionaires?

The United States is First in War, But Trailing in Crucial Aspects of Modern Civilization

Reviving the Nuclear Disarmament Movement: a Practical Proposal

Lurching Toward Catastrophe: The Trump Administration and Nuclear Weapons

What’s Happened to the Big Wage Increases Promised by Republicans?

Today’s College Students Are Paying More for Less

Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Awful, But There’s a Better Alternative than the Establishment’s Version

Let’s Tax the Rich

Has Democratic Socialism a Future in American Politics?

Getting Ready for Nuclear War

Who Benefits from the “Booming Economy”?

Which Nations Are the Happiest―and Why

U.S. Government Is Boosting Military Spending to Record Levels

The Trump Administration’s War on Workers

The “Merchants of Death” Survive and Prosper

The Peace Movement and Electoral Politics

The Day I First Picketed the White House and Why It Wasn’t a Bad Idea

Problems of the Super-Rich

Should Limiting North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions be the Responsibility of the U.S. Government?

World Citizenship Is More Popular Than You Might Think

Playing Nuclear “Chicken” With Our Lives

How Much is a Boss Worth?

National Illusions and Global Realities

How Business “Partnerships” Flopped at America’s Largest University

Why Is There So Little Popular Protest Against Today’s Threats of Nuclear War?

Can Our Social Institutions Catch Up with Advances in Science and Technology?

Why Should Trump―or Anyone―Be Able to Launch a Nuclear War?

Should We Keep Wasting Money on Missile Defense―or Invest in Something Useful?

Where Is That Wasteful Government Spending?

Isn’t It Time to Ban the Bomb?

Does the Democratic Party Have a Progressive Platform–and Does It Matter?

The Superpowers Are Violent Powers

Are We in for Another Increase in Military Spending?

The Return of Democratic Socialism

The Distortion of American Politics

The Trillion Dollar Question

“Modernizing” the Opportunities for Nuclear War

American Casualties of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Program

Has the Time Come for Democratization of the Economy?

Democratic Socialism Has Deep Roots in American Life

Why Tuition-Free College Makes Sense

After the Iran Nuclear Agreement: Will the Nuclear Powers Also Play by the Rules?

After the Iran Nuclear Agreement: Will the Nuclear Powers Also Play by the Rules?

Militarism Run Amok: How Russians and Americans are Preparing Their Children for War

What Do Americans Think About Economic Inequality?

Guns and the Godly