Reading Time: 6 minutes The third installment in our series on how the worst of the devastation caused by the atomic bomb was deliberately concealed from Americans for decades.
Reading Time: 3 minutes With arguments hot and heavy over whether Iran “can be trusted” not to lie about its nuclear intentions, there’s little effort to examine who has cheated the most in this deadly arena.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Longtime Middle East correspondent Charles Glass offers his droll, insightful, and entertaining personal take on the much-debated threat presented by Iran. He sees every indication that the country is much more interested in business than in war.
Reading Time: 8 minutes The search for a dirty-bomb in New York City has uncovered a history of radioactive contamination… and a lingering mystery from the Manhattan Project.
Reading Time: 1 minute Paul DeRienzo appeared on the Thom Hartmann Program to talk about the risk of contamination and explosions from America’s nuclear stockpile waste.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Every ten years or so, the nuclear establishment trots out a proposal to offload some of its so-called low-level waste—radioactive metals, concrete, soil, plastics, and other materials—onto the public. In the past, this idea was met with outrage and was stopped. But as the nation’s nuclear garbage pile continues to grow, the pressure to release some of it into commerce—and thus our daily lives—mounts.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Oh, boy. Once these guys decide they want a war, nothing stands in the way. The media, typically, lay right down. And the Associated Press is no exception. Here, we look at its coverage of the evidence against Iran from the supposedly reliable IAEA. Supposedly.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Iran and the Bomb, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Facts
Reading Time: 10 minutes 8 simple lessons to keep in mind amidst the deluge of war propaganda concerning Iran’s nuclear program. Add your own favorite 9th lesson.
Reading Time: 2 minutes An offer of astounding sacrifice by seniors in Japan’s nuclear aftermath. Anger can be a healthy thing, sometimes. And cuts in children’s health care that don’t even make sense fiscally.