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[btlsummary]Commutation of Lewis Libby's Jail Sentence Last Act of... (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary
UC Hunger Strikers, Supporters Confront UC Regents On Nuclear Weapons, 13 Arrested (tags)
More than 100 people, including 40 on the 9th day of a fast to protest the University of California's ties to the US nuclear weapons complex, delivered their demand for UC nuclear weapons lab severance directly to the UC Board of Regents at their meeting at UC San Francisco on May 17th. After several of the protesters vocally and persistently confronted the Regents on refusing to consider the demand, Regent Norman Pattiz ordered the dozen or so UC Police officers on hand to clear the room, moments after telling them to "go out and have some lunch."
UC Hunger Strike Against Weapons Labs Passes 1-Week Mark (tags)
A hunger strike initiated by 44 UC students, several alumni and a professor has passed its 1-week mark. The hunger strikers are demanding that the UC Board of Regents withdraw from their contracts to operate Los Alamos and Livermore National Laboratories based on, “the grounds that the Reliable Replacement Warhead program and Los Alamos Labs’ ongoing preparations to conduct plutonium pit manufacturing both clearly violate Article VI of the 1970 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.” The hunger strikers have put their bodies on the line in a time of enormous flux for US nuclear weapons policy. Their target, the UC, has been identified by them as a site of strategic importance in the wider campaign against new nuclear weapons.
University of California Students Establish Nuclear Weapons Lab Oversight Committee (tags)
An Official Student Government Body, the Committee’s Mission is to Provide More Democratic and Open Supervision of UC’s Nuclear Weapons Labs and Ensure US Compliance With NPT Treaty Obligation of Disarmament
GW Bush regime's war on Iran, fuel Shia/Sunni conflict (tags)
Article details the GW Bush regime's role in escalating tensions between Shia and Sunni factions in Iraq, the end result being a US military invasion of Iran..
BTL:White House Moves to Build New Generation of Nuclear Weapons (tags)
Interview with Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director and senior scientist, with the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Students arrested for blocking UC nuclear labs (tags)
Six UC students and three community members were forcefully dragged from the UC Regents board meeting on Thursday by police after they informed the Regents that they would not allow the board to convene its DOE lab oversight committee, the Regents’ body in charge of UC’s nuclear weapons research, design, and manufacturing labs in Los Alamos, New Mexico and Livermore, California.