What we need: universal health care and urgent action on climate crisis.
What we get: a Democratic Party supported gargantuan Pentagon budget bill (and all the climate harm that goes along with it)
plus propaganda implying that nuclear war is survivable.
This message is from NYC Emergency Management, “not The Onion.” It would be virtually impossible to parody something that is already this ridiculous.
Pretending that the nuclear option is a viable option is galloping ahead of our species’ ability to survive.
Part of this strategy is pretending that the nuclear option is survivable.
The claims in this video would not have been true in Hiroshima or Nagasaki 50 years ago, and they’re even more false today. Today’s nuclear weapons, which our corporate overlords have gone on building while people went without health care, are vastly more powerful than the old school versions.
Meanwhile, sabre rattling at other nuclear powers is ramping up steadily.