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Review: Lesley Blume’s “Fallout: The Hiroshima Cover-up and the Reporter Who Revealed It to the World” via Portside

By Lawrence Wittner In this crisply written, well-researched book, Lesley Blume, a journalist and biographer, tells the fascinating story of the background to John Hersey’s pathbreaking article “Hiroshima,” and of its extraordinary impact upon the world. […] Blume reveals that, … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Court Recognizes Atomic Bomb ‘Black Rain’ Victims via The New York Times

By The Associated Press July 29, 2020 TOKYO — A Japanese court on Wednesday for the first time recognized people exposed to radioactive “black rain” that fell after the 1945 U.S. atomic attack on Hiroshima as atomic bomb survivors, ordering the … Continue reading

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The Chilling Story of The ‘Demon Core’ And The Scientists Who Became Its Victims via Alert

It was August 13, 1945, and the ‘demon core’ was poised, waiting to be unleashed onto a stunned Japan still reeling in fresh chaos from the deadliest attacks anyone had ever seen. A week earlier, ‘Little Boy’ had detonated over Hiroshima, followed … Continue reading

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Younger hibakusha and offspring seen taking reins of nuclear abolition drive via

The awarding of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) marked a significant step forward for the anti-nuclear movement. […] Terumi Tanaka, co-chairman of the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations … Continue reading

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Home News Real Life Stories British Army Families still suffering birth defects and cancer from relatives serving during nuclear bomb via The Mirror

BY SUSIE BONIFACE British scientists exploded nuclear bombs in the South Pacific in the 1950s. Today, 153,000 of the servicemen’s descendants cursed by birth defects, miscarriages and cancer are still battling for compensation. Illness finally caught up with one veteran … Continue reading

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Kazakhstan may buy reactor for its nuclear power plant from Japan via The Times of Central Asia

ASTANA (TCA) — Japan’s Toshiba Corp. may deliver a reactor for the first-ever nuclear power plant to be constructed in Kazakhstan, Japanese media reported. […] Kazakhstan originally planned to use nuclear reactors produced in Russia, with which it has maintained … Continue reading

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The West Has No Mandate to Act As a Global Policeman via Reader Supported News

By Hans Blix, Guardian UK 31 August 13 […] While much evidence points to the guilt of the Assad regime, would not due process require that judgment and consideration of action take place in the UN security council and await … Continue reading

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