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REFERENDUMS 2021/4th Nuclear Power Plant referendum defeated via Focus Taiwan

Taipei, Dec. 18 (CNA) A referendum seeking to unseal and restart work on Taiwan’s Fourth Nuclear Power Plant failed to pass Saturday, the first time people have been allowed to directly vote on the facility that has been debated and … Continue reading

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Stop trying to make nuclear power happen via New Socialist

David Cullen A number of eco-modernists are now arguing that the threat of climate crisis means that nuclear power is necessary. However, it remains wildly impractical, and at odds with any world we would like to build. […] A handful … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Pro-Nuke Assault Threatens American Democracy With Violence and More via Reader Supported News

By Bob Fitrakis and Harvey Wasserman, Columbus Free Press 24 November 19 he nuclear industry’s violent assault on democracy in Ohio has taken a surreal leap. It could seriously impact whether Donald Trump will carry this swing state – and … Continue reading

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Fukushima and the Crisis of Democracy: Interview with Murakami Tatsuya via The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus

Katsuya Hirano Murakami Tatsuya is the former mayor of Tōkaimura or Tōkai village located approximately 75 miles north of Tokyo and 111 miles south of the Fukushima Daiichi plant. Tōkaimura is considered the birthplace of nuclear power in Japan since … Continue reading

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Shock Doctrine in Japan: Shinzo Abe’s Rightward Shift to Militarism, Secrecy in Fukushima’s Wake via Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is broadcasting from Tokyo, Japan, today in the first of three special broadcasts. At a critical time for Japan and the region, we begin our coverage looking at the country’s rightward political shift under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, … Continue reading

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【Interview】Post-Fukushima Realities and Japan’s Energy Future via Japan Focus

An interview with Aileen Mioko Smith We present Fresh Current’s wide-ranging interview with Aileen Mioko Smith of Kyoto-based Green Action, whose lifetime of activism spans the movement from the early 1970s to achieve justice for the victims of Minamata Disease … Continue reading

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Koodankulam Must Be Stopped: Vandana Shiva via DiaNuke.org

Q: “A lot of people propose nuclear power and a solution for climate change, and a lot of people say it is a false solution. And since you’re here I assume you think it’s a false solution as well. What … Continue reading

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