Tag Archives: nuclear power

Chris Hedges: Pray With Your Feet

Hedges: The gas in the AIM pipeline, bound for foreign export, will not be available to local communities along the route or provide many jobs to local residents (workers in pickup trucks blocked by the protesters at Montrose often had Texas or Oklahoma license plates). Residents, as is common along pipeline routes, have found themselves powerless to prevent the state from seizing their property under eminent domain and turning it over to the industry.

Gary G. Kohls: “Sowing the Wind” at Los Alamos and “Reaping the Whirlwind” at Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and Fukashima

“Down in New Mexico we were trav’lin’ along.  Stopped in Los Alamos, didn’t stay long,  But we wanted to see the scene of the crime  Where they made the A-bomb and then created a shrine.” —From Keeping the Peace, by singer-songwriter Sara Thomsen By Gary G. Kohls  MD  Duty to Warn  July 14, 2015 Seventy years […]

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.

▶ Bruce Gagnon – Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space | TalkingStickTV

  Published on Jan 23, 2015 Interview with Bruce Gagnon, Founder and Coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space recorded January 18, 2015. For more info: http://www.space4peace.org Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook! Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page […]

Americans Who Tell the Truth: Wendell Berry

 ”How many deaths of other people’s children are we willing to accept in order that we may be free, affluent and (supposedly) at peace? To that question I answer: None . . . Don’t kill any children for my benefit.” Wendell Berry Farmer, Essayist, Conservationist, Novelist, Teacher, Poet: b. 1934 “The most alarming sign of the […]

Gareth Porter: Iran Offers Scaled-Back Nuke Program

To seal a deal with world powers, Iran has agreed to structure its nuclear enrichment in ways only useful for generating electricity, but that still might not satisfy U.S. negotiators, writes Gareth Porter from Tehran for Inter Press Service. By Gareth Porter  ConsortiumNews.com  June 13, 2014 Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has revealed for the first time […]

▶ Gareth Porter Says Iran Nuclear Scare Fabricated By U.S. Neocons And Israel

Gareth Porter visited the Twin Cities to talk about his book,  Manufactured Crisis: the Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare, in which he discusses the false narrative that Iran had/has nuclear weapons and how that false narrative began and was perpetuated by the neo-cons under the Bush administration and still persists today, even as we go into […]

Scottish Independence: A (Nu)Clear Win-Win Choice

A free Scotland will be an example to the world of what can be achieved by a liberal culture not hopelessly entangled in the interests of big business and power elites, which puts the well being of its people first. By Jim McCluskey, Truthout.org. | Op-Ed  Saturday, 03 May 2014 Chapelcross, Scotland. (Photo: 私の写真 / Flickr) There is an […]

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. […]

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 […]

▶ Oils on Water – 2. When The Generals Talk – Midnight Oil

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Bill Quigley> 15 Things Neither Romney Nor Obama Is Brave Enough to Stand For

15 Things Neither Romney Nor Obama Is Brave Enough to Stand For Despite big differences, there are issues that neither candidate is brave enough to tackle. By Bill Quigley  October 26, 2012  AlterNet   A photo shows one of two war crime courtrooms at Camp Justice at the US Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on October 17. Thousands […]

Greg Palast> Radio interview and excerpt from Vulture’s Picnic

Radio Show, BP settlement 03/06/12 The Shannyn Moore Show – Greg Palast talks about the BP settlement 00:31:12 Excerpt from Chapter 1 of Greg Palast’s Book Vulture’s Picnic Texas and Tokyo By mid-May 2010, with his presidency floating face down in the Gulf, Barack Obama had yet another crisis to deal with. Obama still had […]

Star Tribune Editorial: Challenge Iran with diplomacy, isolation & Action & Call-in Day, January 18

Editorial: Challenge Iran with diplomacy, isolation Note for Twin Citians:  Come to the Lake Street/Marshall Avenue Bridge Vigil this Wednesday, January 18, to say “No New Wars.”  4:30-5;30. We also urge you to take some time on Wednesday, January 18, to send a message to our two senators, Amy Klobuchar (612-727-5220) and Al Franken (651-221-1016) telling them […]

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. […]

The Fukushima Story You Didn’t Hear on CNN> Greg Palast> LA Progressive

The Fukushima Story You Didn’t Hear on CNN November 14, 2011 By admin     LA Progressive    “Completely and Utterly Fail in an Earthquake” — The Fukushima story you didn’t hear on CNN I’ve seen a lot of sick stuff in my career, but this was sick on a new level. Here was the handwritten log kept […]

The unforgiving nature of nuclear power: Yes. It Can Happen Here

Yes.  It Can Happen Here. by George Crocker May 2011 WAMM Newsletter The Fukushima Dai-ichi nightmare continues, and the unforgiving nature of nuclear power becomes more apparent. It is likely to keep on getting worse until helicopters and concrete pump trucks bury the damaged reactors and radioactive waste under tons of concrete and sand with […]