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The American narrative of Hiroshima is a statue that must be toppled via Counterpunch

By Robert Jacobs and Ran Zwigenberg […] The American telling of the nuclear attacks focuses on the astonishing accomplishments of scientists involved in developing the weapons, on industrial manufacturers producing the weapons, politicians “deciding” what to do with the revolutionary … 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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Why the atomic bombing of Hiroshima would be illegal today via Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Katherine E. McKinney, Scott D. Sagan, Allen S. Weiner, July 20, 2020 ABSTRACT The archival record makes clear that killing large numbers of civilians was the primary purpose of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima; destruction of military targets and war industry was … Continue reading

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Two buildings that survived the A-bomb in Hiroshima to be demolished despite opposition via The Japan Times

HIROSHIMA – Two buildings in Hiroshima that survived the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing are to be demolished as they have grown old and are at risk of collapsing in the event of an earthquake, a local committee said recently, despite calls … Continue reading

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Hiroshima remembers – in pictures via The Guardian

Survivors mark 74th anniversary of atomic bombing of city in second world war with one minute’s silence See photos here.

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Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) via Sanitary Tortilla Factory

Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) August 2 – 30, 2019 OPENING RECEPTION: August 2, 6-9pm  Black Hole/Atomic City (State of Decay) is an exhibition dedicated to alternative stories related to “the nuclear business” in New Mexico since the dawn of … Continue reading

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Tokyo as well as Fukushima Is NOT radiologically Safe. The Government of Japan is Making Tokyo Olympics “Radiating Fields” of Athletes and Visitors via Go West-Come West

We are “Go West Come West,” an organization of evacuees from the Fukushima nuclear disaster and their supporters. On the 73rd anniversary of the United States atomic bombing, we would like to send greetings of solidarity to all visitors to … Continue reading

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Evacuee Mom’s August 6 Hiroshima Day English Speech via Go West-Come West

Read speech here. See Emergency Statement on police oppression of nuclear evacuees

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A better direction for low-dose radiation research via the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

Jan Beyea With bipartisan support, the US House Science, Space, and Technology Committee recently passed a bill to revitalize low-dose radiation research. The bill, which would authorize an estimated $96 million in funding, has also garnered support from researchers and groups with opposing views … Continue reading

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A commemoration of the 72nd anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings on Aug. 5 in Little Tokyo also focused on a more recent catastrophe — the 2011 nuclear disaster in Fukushima — and those still living with the after-effects. The gathering … Continue reading

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