Karl Grossman - Investigative Reporter and Professor of Journalism

Let Us Eliminate Nuclear Weapons Before They Eliminate Us

A presentation I made at the World Peace Vigil of the South Country Peace Group on August 6, 2022 — When I was writing Cold War Long Island with Professor Christopher Verga a few years back, I thought the subject was past history. Chris asked me to join him in writing the book because, as… Continue reading Let Us Eliminate Nuclear Weapons Before They Eliminate Us

A New Cold War

A new Cold War has suddenly arrived. And as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could lead to a hot nuclear war. Guterres declared that Putin’s “raising the alert level of Russian nuclear forces is a bone-chilling development. The prospect of nuclear conflict, once unthinkable, is now back within the realm… Continue reading A New Cold War

Is Peace Possible?

Is peace possible?  Or is war a never-ending part of the human condition? For 20 years, from my home on Long Island I went to the United Nations in New York for meetings as a charter member of the Commission on Disarmament Education, Conflict Resolution and Peace sponsored by the UN and the International Association… Continue reading Is Peace Possible?

U.S. Generals Planning for Space War They See as “Inevitable”

    “U.S. generals planning for a space war they see as all but inevitable” That was the headline of a two-and-a-half page article in September 2021 in the aerospace industry trade journal Space News. The world is at a crossroads as to war in space. President Joe Biden has not pulled back on the Donald… Continue reading U.S. Generals Planning for Space War They See as “Inevitable”

No Militarization of Space Act

A “No Militarization of Space Act”—which would abolish the new U.S. Space Force—has been introduced in the U.S. Congress. It is sponsored by five members of the House of Representatives led by Representative Jared Huffman who, in a statement, called the U.S. Space Force “costly and unnecessary.” Representative Huffman declared: “The long-standing neutrality of space… Continue reading No Militarization of Space Act

Protests Against Deployment of 5G — and the 5G-Military Connection

Protests Against Deployment of 5G — and the 5G-Military Connection Posted on March 12, 2021 By Karl Grossman Demonstrations will be held this coming Friday and Saturday protesting the deployment of 5G—a technology that, among other issues, presents huge health risks by blanketing the Earth with radiation resulting in cancer and other illnesses, encourages satellite… Continue reading Protests Against Deployment of 5G — and the 5G-Military Connection

Plutonium and NASA’s 1-in-960 Odds of It Being Released in a Perseverance Accident

Plutonium and NASA’s 1-in-960 Odds of It Being Released in a Perseverance Accident Posted on February 21, 2021 By Karl Grossman With all the media hoopla last week about the Perseverance rover, frequently unreported was that its energy source is plutonium—considered the most lethal of all radioactive substances—and nowhere in media that NASA projected 1-in-960… Continue reading Plutonium and NASA’s 1-in-960 Odds of It Being Released in a Perseverance Accident

Report Urges Nuclear Rockets, Lays Out “Synergies” Between NASA and Military

Report Urges Nuclear Rockets, Lays Out “Synergies” Between NASA and Military Posted on February 18, 2021 By Karl Grossman A report advocating rocket propulsion by nuclear power for U.S. missions to Mars, written by a committee packed with individuals deeply involved in nuclear power, was issued last week by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering… Continue reading Report Urges Nuclear Rockets, Lays Out “Synergies” Between NASA and Military

The Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute Posted on January 25, 2021 We’re familiar with Fox, the TV propaganda arm of the Trump administration remaining a far right-wing outlet under Rupert Murdoch and his mission of using media to push an arch-conservative agenda. And we’re becoming aware of other radical right efforts to use media to indoctrinate people. There’s… Continue reading The Leadership Institute

“This Reckless Path”

“This Reckless Path” Posted on January 21, 2021 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a “public meeting” today on what it titled “Development of Guidance Documents To Support License Renewal For 100 Years Of Plant Operation.” Comments from the “public” were strongly opposed to the NRC’s desire for it to let nuclear power plants run… Continue reading “This Reckless Path”