The Ticking Clock

by Tom Chartier<br><br>Mankind invented the damned thing and has used it twice. Sooner or later mankind will use it again. <br>
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We all know what the damned thing is, The Bomb. Despite <a href="http://www.fas.org/nuke/control/index.html">multifarious efforts</a> to <a href="http://www.atomicarchive.com/Docs/Deterrence/index.shtml">contain and control</a> nuclear weapons through a variety of treaties, the <a href="http://www.wagingpeace.org/articles/2002/03/00_krieger_stopping.htm">promise of a mushroom cloud</a> looms ominously on the horizon.

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Chris Cook hosts Gorilla Radio, airing live every Thursday, 11-Noon Pacific Time. In Victoria at 101.9FM, on the internet at: cfuv.ca, and archived at: www.gorilla-radio.com. He also serves as a contributing editor to the web news site, www.pacificfreepress.com, which you can now support at Petreon.com. Check out the GR blog at: gorillaradioblog.blogspot.ca/. G-Radio is dedicated to social justice, the environment, community, and providing a forum for people and issues not covered in the corporate media. Some past guests include: M. Shahid Alam, Joel Bakan, Maude Barlow, Ramzy Baroud, David Barsamian, William Blum, Luciana Bohne, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, Paul Cienfuegos, Yves Engler, Laura Flanders, Denis Halliday, Julia Butterfly Hill, Robert Jensen, Dahr Jamail, Chalmers Johnson, Malalai Joya, Kathy Kelly, Ingmar Lee, Dave Lindorff, Andrew Gavin Marshall, Stefania Maurizi, Greg Palast, Michael Parenti, John Pilger, Kevin Pina, Ted Rall, Paul Craig Roberts, John Ross, David Rovics, Joan Russow, Danny Schechter, Vandana Shiva, Norman Solomon, David Swanson, Andy Worthington, Mickey Z., Howard Zinn and many others.