Year: 2009

Space Travel: The Path to Human Immortality?

This appeared in the July 23, 2009 edition of AlterNet. Space exploration might just be the key to human beings surviving mass genocide, ecocide or omnicide. On December 31st, 1999, National Public Radio interviewed the futurist and science fiction genius

Posted in Humanity's Future in Space

Obama, Medvedev and the Demise of Nuclear Deterrence

This article, co-written with Kevin Martin, appeared on   If our thousands of nuclear weapons actually do serve to deter, then why should we be concerned about a nuclear North Korea or a nuclear Iran? If they do not

Posted in Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

Maybe We Should Take the North Koreans at Their Word

This article appeared May 27, 2009 on Huffington Post.   Shortly after North Korea exploded its second nuclear device in three years on Monday morning, it released a statement explaining why. “The republic has conducted another underground nuclear testing successfully

Posted in Abolishing Nuclear Weapons