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Nuclear power is racist, sexist and ageist via Beyond Nuclear International

So why do some progressives support it? By Linda Pentz Gunter I am sure that certain Democratic senators such as Cory Booker and Sheldon Whitehouse, who are reasonably progressive on a host of social issues, would not considers themselves racist, … Continue reading

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A call for antiracist action and accountability in the US nuclear community via The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

By Katlyn M. Turner, Lauren J. Borja, Denia Djokić, Madicken Munk, Aditi Verma, August 24, 2020 Authors’ note: This piece was reviewed and edited by Professor Gabrielle Hecht (Stanford University), Professor Susan Silbey (MIT), and several contributors who prefer to remain anonymous, to whom the authors are deeply grateful. … Continue reading

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How Do You Tell the Kids that Grandma is in Jail for Resisting Nuclear Weapons? via Common Dreams

Frida Berrigan […] My mom, Liz McAlister, who turned 78 in November, had been arrested deep inside the King’s Bay Naval Base in St. Mary’s, Georgia in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Along with six friends, she carried banners, … Continue reading

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Mississippi Taxing – Nuclear Power And Accusations Of Racism via Forbes

Claiborne County,  Mississippi is home to the Grand Gulf Nuclear Generating Station operated by Entergy.  Having one of those things in the neighborhood is a little nerve wracking.  The Nuclear Regulatory Agency defines a plume exposure pathway zone and a larger … Continue reading

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How Fukushima gave rise to a new anti-racism movement via Aljazeera

The Fukushima disaster of 2011 ignited an anti-racism resistance movement in Japan to defend minorities such as Koreans. […] After Fukushima The rebirth of anti-discrimination social movements in Japan is one of the unexpected stories of 3/11. Fukushima “awakened” first-time … Continue reading

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