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Kennette Benedict

Kennette Benedict

Executive Director and Publisher

Articles by Kennette Benedict

10 April 2014
Americas

The US nuclear weapons complex needs a new role

Kennette Benedict

The old system is broken. What’s next?

26 March 2014
Asia

The myth of absolute safety

Kennette Benedict

Learning from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster.

24 February 2014

Can true democracy exist in a nuclear weapon state?

Kennette Benedict

As Elaine Scarry argues in a new book, government by the people is impossible in a “thermonuclear monarchy.”

29 January 2014
AfricaAmericasAsiaEurope/RussiaMiddle East

Are small nuclear reactors the answer?

Kennette Benedict

A much-touted new atomic energy technology may be a solution in search of a problem.

10 December 2013
Americas

Why vote for nuclear disarmament?

Kennette Benedict

Three ways citizens will benefit from reducing the nuclear-industrial complex.

22 October 2013

Does the “responsibility to protect” include nuclear disarmament?

Kennette Benedict

Eliminating weapons of mass destruction is the only way to make civilians secure and safe.

17 September 2013
Americas

Most likely to succeed against nuclear weapons

Kennette Benedict

Who can be mobilized as a counterweight to the perpetuation of the nuclear arsenal?Workers in the nuclear weapons complex, doctors, independent scientists, and journalists all have direct interests in nuclear disarmament. 

14 August 2013
AmericasEurope/Russia

Let August nuclear anniversaries spur action

Kennette Benedict

Complacency and entrenched interests keep the weapons industrial complex in place.

18 July 2013
Americas

Existential threats, fast and slow

Kennette Benedict

Why climate change and nuclear weapons both belong on the Doomsday Clock.

10 June 2013

Pandora's false promise

Kennette Benedict

A new documentary that cheers for nuclear energy is simplistic and misleading.

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