Daily Archives: 2020/08/03

“Fukushima Ain’t Got Time for Olympic Games” via Fairwinds

Foreword By Maggie Gundersen […] Prologue & Personal Essay By Norma Field A TV set was introduced into our household in 1957. That’s how I date my first encounter with the atomic bomb—not the mushroom cloud, but a grainy black-and-white … Continue reading

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Commentary: The mayor of Nagasaki’s peace message to Illinois and the world via Chicago Tribune

Seventy-five years ago, on Aug. 9, 1945, the second atomic bomb following Hiroshima was detonated over our city, Nagasaki, Japan. The city was left in smoldering ruin by the blast wave and ferocious heat, and more than 150,000 people were … Continue reading

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#75 years of resilence via #stillhere

The hibakusha, or those who survived the nuclear attacks in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, are the best known nuclear survivors, but they are not the only ones. Downwinders grew up near America’s nuclear testing and production sites in places like Utah, … Continue reading

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U.A.E. Becomes First Arab Nation to Open a Nuclear Power Plant via The New York Times

The launch is raising concerns about the growing number of nuclear programs in the volatile Middle East. By Vivian Yee BEIRUT, Lebanon — The United Arab Emirates became the first Arab country to open a nuclear power plant on Saturday, raising … Continue reading

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