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Diablo Shutdown Marks End of Atomic Era

On a global scale, in many important ways, this marks the highest-profile step yet toward the death of U.S. nuclear power and a national transition to a “solartopian,” green-powered planet.

Posted on Jun 23, 2016 READ MORE


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Is Hillary Clinton Stealing the Nomination? Will Bernie Sanders Spawn a Long-Term Movement?

As Greens, we believe this election’s most critical imperative is that Bernie convert the huge upwelling of mostly young grass-roots discontent he has ignited into a long-term, multi-issue movement.

Posted on Apr 30, 2016 READ MORE



30 Ways Chernobyl and Dying Nuke Industry Threaten Our Survival

April 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the catastrophic explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

Posted on Apr 26, 2016 READ MORE



Let’s Be Clear About Andrew Jackson (and Lord Jeffery Amherst)

The decision to remove the seventh U.S. president from the $20 bill is long overdue. So is the movement to remove the name of Lord Jeffery Amherst from that college town in western Massachusetts.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 READ MORE



Why Can’t The Nation and the Left Deal With Election Theft?

There are two things we all need to know about the upcoming 2016 election.

Posted on Apr 18, 2016 READ MORE



Are You Ready for President Paul Ryan? Why Democrats Desperately Need a Plan C

The Republicans have one. The Democrats don’t. The impact could be catastrophic.

Posted on Apr 10, 2016 READ MORE



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Is Diablo Canyon California’s Fukushima-in-Waiting?

The Diablo Canyon Power Plant sits on the edge of the Pacific Ocean between Los Angeles and San Francisco. More significantly, it is nestled in a thicket of fault lines, some only recently discovered.

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 READ MORE



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News Flash: Fukushima Is Still a Disaster

The corporate media silence on Fukushima has been deafening even though the melted-down nuclear power plant’s seaborne radiation is now washing up on American beaches.

Posted on Jun 3, 2014 READ MORE



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Eminent Domain: The Real Solution to Scumbag Sports Owners

Why aren’t the football, baseball, basketball, hockey and other major sports franchises so many of us so passionately love and support not owned by the communities that give them their life?

Posted on Apr 29, 2014 READ MORE



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Fighting Our Fossil-Nuke Extinction

How petro-pollution and nuclear fallout interact remains largely unstudied, but the answers can’t be good. And it’s clearer than ever that we won’t survive without ridding our planet of both.

Posted on Apr 8, 2014 READ MORE



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The Nuclear Omnicide

We’ve always been worried about the safety of humans, but new evidence shows that nuclear disasters, from Three Mile Island to Fukushima, have put the whole global ecosystem at risk.

Posted on Apr 1, 2014 READ MORE


Torture ‘Was the Last Straw for Me,’ CIA Rebel Ray McGovern Says

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Sen. Dianne Feinstein picks a fight with the CIA on spying and torture, Fukushima turns 3, how to protect yourself from private and government surveillance, and the handful of American families who have all the power.

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN


Torture ‘Was the Last Straw for Me,’ CIA Rebel Ray McGovern Says

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Sen. Dianne Feinstein picks a fight with the CIA on spying and torture, Fukushima turns 3, how to protect yourself from private and government surveillance, and the handful of American families who have all the power.

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 READ MORE



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The USS Reagan Is Fukushima’s Unlucky Dragon

Fifty-seven years before the USS Ronald Reagan was swept with radiation from the Fukushima meltdown, a similar, terrible fate befell the crew of a small Japanese fishing boat called the “Lucky Dragon.”

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 READ MORE



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Thousands of Nuclear Regulators Sent Home During Shutdown

The shutdown of the U.S. government has made our nation’s nukes more dangerous than ever.

Posted on Oct 16, 2013 READ MORE



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Five Ways a Wider Syrian War Could Go Nuclear

In the wake of an apparent break in the march to a wider war, the reality of a nuclear dimension in Syria remains largely unspoken.

Posted on Sep 13, 2013 READ MORE



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Dr. Hansen, We Need You at Fukushima and Diablo Canyon

The sales pitch for new nuclear technologies is a dangerous diversion, like building an experimental garage while a raging radioactive fire forever contaminates our only home.

Posted on Aug 26, 2013 READ MORE


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