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Sometimes a single precipitating event may play a crucial role in the collapse of a decaying empire. Such was the case with the Chernobyl disaster of 1986. The sudden accidental meltdown and explosion of one of the USSR's most advanced nuclear reactors produced a large-scale release of radiation across Europe. The catastrophe was regarded as... Read More
As I promote CounterPunch’s release of the offprint on my article concerning contamination of the US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan by Fukushima fallout (link to purchase here; please buy many, many copies), there is a plethora of radiation-related news that highlight and illuminate the questions discussed in the piece. First, Godzilla!  The creature design for... Read More
For the nuclear bureaucrat, lying seems to be as essential and continuous a human process as breathing. I am not averse to the argument that a greater reliance on nuclear energy, despite its massive risks, might provide an alternative future preferable to being cooked to death by greenhouse gases. But I must say that I... Read More
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