Trump and Putin have killed off a vital nuclear treaty. Here’s how we fight back | Rebecca Johnson

In the spirit of Greenham Common, collective, creative action is now required, says anti-nuclear campaigner Rebecca Johnson When the killed off by Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, putting the world at heightened risk of pre-emptive nuclear weapon use and war. When it was signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, the INF treaty also freed me up to leave the womens peace camp and get on with the rest of my life. Id arrived on 9 August 1982 the anniversary of now a museum to remember the cold war and civil society. With local Cruisewatch groups, we disrupted the base and painted the massive transporter-erector-launchers that were driven along British roads in nuclear war games. The treaty required those launchers …

Abortion: Democrats and Republicans whip up voters on extreme state laws

Some Republicans think their party has gone too far in Alabama, Missouri and elsewhere. Democrats see their chance As Democrats and Republicans look to galvanize their base ahead of the 2020 election, a slew of state laws barring access to abortion have a law in Alabama that effectively outlaws abortion and includes no exceptions for victims of rape or incest. But the governor of Missouri signed 00:00:00 00:28:20 With the new laws facing legal challenges that could ultimately land in the supreme court, social issues and the judiciary loom heavily in a campaign season that has so far has centered on the economy and the character of President Donald Trump. The last few days of unprecedented energy against abortion bans …