Readers’ Views on the economy and dialectics of liberation; environmental racism; no nukes!; and voices from behind the bars.
On Sept. 20, 150 police showed up at 6:30 AM at the Bure House of Resistance in France. It is the latest incident of repression against growing opposition to “permanent” burial of France’s high-level radioactive waste.
Review of Voices from Chernobyl: The oral history of a nuclear disaster.
Nuclear Energy Information Service of Chicago activists protested nuclear power outside a City Club luncheon. Former EPA administrator Carol Browner was one of the speakers who carried water for the nuclear industry’s foundering finances.
Central Park in New York City was filled with hundreds of thousands at the People’s Climate March on Sept. 21.
Editor’s note: “S,” an organizer of nuclear workers for the Precariat Union in Tokyo, currently works at Daiichi and Daini as a subcontract worker. He spoke on March 4 to about 200 people in New York City on a panel, “Eyewitnesses to Fukushima,” sponsored by Shut Down Indian Point Now! (SDIPN!).
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Fukushima activists testify in New York
New York City—A delegation of grassroots environmental activists from Japan came to share with their U.S. counterparts heart-rending eyewitness accounts of the health impact and continued contamination produced by the Fukushima-Daiichi reactor units that suffered catastrophic damage on March 11. They met with the public at three different venues Sept. [=>]