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or to be turning on each other of being killed during anti-government protests fueling fears of a fully fledged civil war. plus soul honey but no trad russian catches until event to deny spying allegations in a british court but admitted she had an affair with a married and paid. next to nazi lectures in lethal weapons from the us university where america's nuclear arsenal was born part of a special report on the air in there when people started digging in deeper and deeper they discovered that. a lot of things had been lax on the security front i can go through the guard station here to access to a three in my ford ranger truck and i will not be stopped i will well you briefly stop you get waved through there's no search of those vehicles i could have
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hundreds of pounds of plastic in my vehicle and once in a three i can park it pretty much anywhere i want i saw a lot of security for laboratory. they were pressed and pressed with stuff that the practice was to sweep it under the rug right now never more putting together a new eternium foundry in the eternium building that very deal where the mock terrorists were able to get out. and they're going to be experimenting with pouring that plutonium and we're. trying to develop robotics were a production line for a full scale manufacturing capability out los alamos to make the plutonium pits. the n.s.a. is requiring the los alamos laboratory to ramp up the production for telling him that it's. a compound in and functional bombs they
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were very proud of having produced or was it ten or eleven last year or something and they want to produce something like eighty per year and you could ask why it's about pork real nuclear weapons are just a nice way to get pork they're nice because nobody can question what you're doing me unless they don't have a security clearance mean you can't go up and say show me how you make your stupid bits because they won't let you see the people that run. you know that the defense industries in this country that are there connected to people in washington that are you know that just do you know have a power of command over agency policy that cannot really be altered even by the president why we need more nucular weapons or even to maintain the current
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stock well that we have and spend the resources of the money on that is beyond me i think those are political decisions and i don't think they are well thought out. the prophetess address to the nation from his office in the white house january seventh nineteen sixty one. good evening my fellow americans. three and a half million men and women are directly engage in the defensive stocks. we have only spent on military security alone more than the net income of all united states corporations. we have been compelled to create a permanent armaments industry
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a vast proportion in the councils of government we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence whether sought all runs off by the military industrial complex. the more classic version of the military industrial complex which is still very much a part. of the united states military and economy is it refers more to the meshing of industrial conglomerates corporations with the us military. and this serves as some people have said the serves as a kind of de facto centralised state planning of the us economy whereby industrial policy is determined by the defense department in the allocation of their you know several hundred billion dollar budget every year so long term decisions about where whole industries go in the united states is determined by the defense department
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there's an illusion that the united states and other western societies are markets is. based on free enterprise and so on that's only marginally true if you take a look at the core of the economy it's based on the state. the pentagon controls about five hundred billion dollars of funding a year and it uses that to control all of high technology industry the costs of the initial stages of technological development are all subsidized by the taxpayers through the system because the pentagon is publicly funded institution obviously you know half the federal budget now is devoted to things that are either military or intelligence or homeland security and all those bureaucracies feed or a lot of contractors and people making large amounts of money and why would they
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want to stop why would they not want to feed at the trough anymore the british historian e.p. thompson once said that it was misleading to say that the soviet union in the united states had military industrial complexes he said it was more accurate to say that they were military industrial complexes. in the us casey could just as well have said military industrial i condemn it given the role of the university of california where you see as a very important role with and the military industrial complex some goes fire is calling it the military industrial complex you see became involved in a general context of universities becoming more tightly involved in those who are industrial complex during world war two the people who ran harvard the people who ran and. the people who ramberg really. all of these people
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were basically. realizing it was in their interest. to attach themselves in more permanent ways to the military the u.c. has received billions of dollars over the years so the federal government put it into the nuclear weapons development that's happened at these laboratories and has basically served as goals from a lot of groups that legitimates the weapons in the united states now this is interesting the scientists at the laboratories. benefit from the university of california man asleep in the sense that the university of california provides a fig leaf of academic respectability for their design of weapons of mass destruction the. clouds don't like to say your nuclear bomb site
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labs we create that knowledge of armageddon that's not how they sell themselves the way they sell themselves they serve it we are all type purpose national science lab which was we work on everything from the human genome project to helping to offset global warming to all kinds of other benign popular on the science and we also did. the weapons. you. see. universally is basically doing science it's so happens that eighty percent of their research and funding. that the department of energy provides them with is for their weapons programs. the weapons laboratories are incredibly powerful lobby and interests on behalf of
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nuclear weapons development and i look at that phenomenon it's been part of something that the generalist philosopher lewis mumford called the new pentagon of power that emerged around the time of world war two and that he recognized there is a new priesthood. within the ruling elite of the united states that new priesthood was scientists elite scientists like nuclear weapons scientists especially the labs come up with ideas and sell them to the military there's a kind of idea that the customer you know wants this of the customer wants that and the customer being in the military but historically it's the labs that have by and large come up with the ideas and then they get the customer to be interested in here you are you're in position where you're the only people what have the nuclear weapons design expertise you can go do do you. about what you
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consider the nuclear you can speculate about the russians and their nuclear weapons that was right so you're in your the driver's seat you can you're controlling your own money supply is pretty nice you don't have absolute control over but you could help want more control over it than you ought to have it would be really hard to overestimate the historical influence that the u.s. nuclear scientists have had on the global proliferation of nuclear weapons you see scientists have been some of the most outspoken advocates of the nuclear weapons program. a very key moment arrived during president reagan's administration when president reagan was on his way to a summit with the soviet premier gorbachev to discuss a comprehensive elimination of nuclear weapons by those two states and by the world . and hey do you see nuclear weapon scientists and would. successfully lobby
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president reagan and convince president reagan not to do this edward teller you see scientist said we need to continue and in fact expand the nuclear weapons program. or edward teller or actually say if later from one to needing to that there was no possibility of killing more than as he put it a quarter of the earth's population a year later he had a cell phone to consider the possibility which remains of destroying all advanced life on earth if you think crazy nuclear weapons policies it isn't that they're doing that they are the loyal service to the deal being the deal would be and they're simply making nuclear weapons which is what they claim we're the oil service they are making crispus. because it keeps nuclear weapons for them as being right these are precious you mustn't stop using
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these things because if you. the budget may come down eat lines jr from us i was like you see it really worked and senator domenici office for many years. function as his laboratory legislative aide. but actually he was interested california lawyer he was. working as a staffer in a powerful senator's office so pete lyons could draw on. the entire resources of the los alamos lab and the other labs and then feed it to domenici from within his office and it's a lot of power. right now you've got some people whose purpose whose whose sole centered interest is to maintain. nuclear weapons as a viable option. that is their own selfish interest even though you and i would say
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that if there's if there's any weapon on earth right now that puts her our society or risk its nuclear weapons because they can bring our six sided crashing down one morning at the end of the cold war there was a hope that at least a core part of the nuclear threat would be reduced maybe eliminated namely the soviet american confrontation with the very dissolution of the soviet union u.s. leaders saw an opportunity not to change the world in the direction of nuclear abolition which they could and which you know many americans saw that as a possibility instead of doing that they saw the possibility of being a hedge of money world empires such as the world had never seen. the issue of nuclear weapons is kind of dropped off the public radar and a lot of ways because the u.s. population doesn't feel as threatened by nuclear weapons anymore and people thought
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the nuclear problem danger had. disappeared that was wrong the problem the nuclear war was never a deliberate attack by either side against the other and was never entirely the problem the follow through or. the problem of an accidental war launched by a false alarm but forces still does exist. if you look over the history there have been very close schools just by accident we don't have the russian records we have the us for a lot of the us records and it's appalling i mean there's been a case after case probably dozens if not hundreds of cases where the automated response systems were on the verge of launching a missile strike when human intervention prevented and human intervention means
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like a minute or two. these things are right at the edges destroying the world and it could happen to not by accident or by computer error or by heck as all by an ordinary fallible human psyche mag has five now how thousand nights from five hundred fifty. and russia got two and a half thousand and when you think about the fact there i need to have forty major cities in the northern hemisphere to such or a dynasty there are forty eight spawns targeted on jocosely space and date if you look at the situation it was that very great maybe the danger is. more so now you know emanuel other seen this the sociologist who. was around a lot of globalization and he said that he thinks that you know in the next twenty years there will be twenty new nuclear states. he sees the end of the cold war is actually an opening up for mass deliberations nuclear weapons nuclear material and
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expertise has become dispersed in the world so widely by. this point the we are i think on the verge of widespread proliferation the belief that the threat of nuclear war to extremely serious is standard among them leading strategic analyst picks a robert mcnamara former security defense with. energy and. he thinks his estimate is that it's not only a threat was imminent and calls for the haka lips any international rate tense situation and. face up a situation where the weapons could be numbers. as going to be more nations going for nuclear weapons especially because the united states and russia still have them and still use them. to try to. to try to intimidate smaller nations.
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like what we're doing in the world right now running around the world. congress threatening people with weapons that we have in the door. we want to fire on helicopters and shoot precision missiles of people who are current it's. the only balance that comes into that is when they all sort of helicopters are you also are reduced to only having a rifle once you're reduced to equal weaponry then you really do talk. perlez just great fun killing people. here we are in the position of trying to urge the most of the countries of the world except for nine. not to have a single nuclear weapon. while we're not only telling them that we intend to keep thousands indefinitely then we will not assure them we will not use them against them going to effect making a threat. the way the united states particularly is behaving it is providing incentives to other countries to develop nukes and they look at the
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case of iraq united states accused you rock. having nuclear arms an attack dog the didn't have nuclear arms and surely the united states knew that you wouldn't have attacked it if it didn't have nuclear arms but on the other hand north korea actually developed nuclear arms and the united states negotiated so the demonstration to the world is that having the nuclear weapons makes you a lot sing for from us for it's the kids of the world actual attack. what is the united states really number one. on challenge. where nobody can come close to our level of dominance or love of. food growing oil production. human capital with only one thing and that is the. problems are left to the insiders and the insiders on the whole are committed to
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the us empire. and to run the world. they want nuclear threats. and so long as the leaders in the us are hard to committed to the use of nuclear weapons the rest of the world is going to keep theirs or get their. and the prospects for human survival are not great. all the shouting i've been using in the surging of this university of forty three years. but i know it was over the shape of the employer the u.c. system and the toilet is the idea whether there's very little likelihood. i think it's absolutely wrong for any university to be involved in
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making weapons of mass destruction weapons that are illegal under international law weapons that by any definition of morality are immoral weapons that kill indiscriminately weapons that could destroy civilization and they i seriously saw things that are occurred to sedation in their liberation and doesn't lend lease and how they exercise chance of survival university should be pressing forward at the. edge of understanding and doing it to a because the topics are worth pursuing. they should not be doing it because of external institutional pressures of citizens and these are the results we want. so they should not be at the bidding of the state or of corporations or any other group and so it should be investigating the frontiers of understanding and trying
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to spend and with careful attention to the transfer points that were. i know people up there who know lines like councillors and. what they want turning to looking to what part of the surge of the nation sick of the. if you live. in the city or the slum my role to address that but if it's not their will to address it. or are we done for. in the right back to all the things we really choose the germans of unearned or. they were all saying the smaller goals would rest. time and money in the hands and destruction she said yet you can be sure he and he didn't were those you need to improve. in. today you won't be hearing the testimony of two survivors from the future of
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human toll on us. this is me on the engine goodbye if you get. that up though you don't want to allow me near know who i am happy to have so that i will suit you so you could use it so it does the looking you are. just another mini star so you do have. that end of the one last piece did mean you will lose to them and don't think you're the one who did the almost thing must. a university of men to cultivate. an altar and find the humanity and presume that i am here and out. that is. the humans and by. life but it is so beautiful what. so many
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chances to create give a good thing now making at the bottom that oh i phone. five is more in our city marm does love foreigners ryanair prices cruise and downs the truth of who you are so the fact that. we're doing these things. without concerning them so it's use is a party really. serious ethical and moral issues. i think it's one of the most moral. ethical institutions in the country. they want more investment they want more money thrown down the black hole nuclear weapons development they want to expand the nuclear weapon labs they want to continue the program and they have been advocates of this since the very beginning of this program and so it's up to us it's up to us those of us who have
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a conscience and who are watchdogs to stand up and say no because if we don't do it no one will. the syrians are meeting next thursday and san francisco. we're going there on. site. we really care and we're going to put our necks. and tell people that we need to be to be democratized and we need to stop building their weapons. the students have a right to demand that they receive that. we don't warm the. need in this field. are
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more people with fresh out. because there's so much to be out. there already. a group of protesters interrupted a university of california border regions meeting to demand the schools sever ties with the nation's nuclear weapons program it's time to my principles for rob it's very embarrassed to see only the first letter b. but that's a lie is easier because you sure. are. why . i. thought i. had
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