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Profit vs. Water: Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota

We citizens hold the Commons as constitutional rights; natural rights endowed to us and to future generations. This is the social contract between people and government. Without the public trust, government is useless—or worse, an enabler.

Bob Thurman: The Pope Hits a Triple

Thurman; It is further unfortunate that discussion of the encyclical will apparently survive only a few news cycles. At this writing, it has already disappeared from the mainstream media. Instead, every interviewer should be regularly pushing it in the face of every presidential and congressional candidate.

Polly Mann: On the Nuclear Watch     

Mann: Unseasonably high temperatures, which have increased in frequency in recent years due to global warning, have threatened to force showdowns of nuclear power reactors in Florida and Sweden in a growing trend that could soon put reactors in direct competition with local citizens for their right to fresh water.

Polly Mann: Melt-Down or Revival of Critical Thinking?

    By Polly Mann   WomenAgainstMilitaryMadnessNewsletter  March/April 2014 For more than 30 years, nuclear power appeared to be on the wane in the U.S. Although some existing plants did increase their capacities through refurbishing, most new construction that occurred after the 1979 partial meltdown at Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania had been approved prior to the incident. More

Polly Mann, Nukewatch: On nuclear power, nuclear weapons, and all things nuclear

One of the publications that I've been receiving for years is Nukewatch which comes out quarterly and is filled – every inch of it – with the latest information on nuclear power, nuclear weapons, nuclear accidents and nuclear waste. The following is an abridged version of their Spring 2014 issue plus a paragraph from the spring edition More

Lea Foshee> Who Will Save Our Children?

Who Will Save Our Children?  By Lea Foushee     WAMM Newsletter    May 2012   It’s predicted that the next battles in the world will be over water, and indeed in some places they have already begun. We tend to think that scarcity of clean water is more of a problem on other continents. Yet, More

Lea Foshee> Who Will Save Our Children?

Who Will Save Our Children?  By Lea Foushee     WAMM Newsletter    May 2012   It’s predicted that the next battles in the world will be over water, and indeed in some places they have already begun. We tend to think that scarcity of clean water is more of a problem on other continents. Yet, More

French Police Battle Anti-Nuclear Activists

French Police Battle Anti-Nuclear Activists Protesters damage railway and delay departure of train carrying German nuclear waste treated in France. Last Modified: 23 Nov 2011 22:25  Al Jazeera English Click here to see the video. French police have battled anti-nuclear protesters as the last train carrying German nuclear waste treated inFranceset off on its journey home. More

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