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Jan 24, 2012

Court to Vermont: "Drop Dead!"



A federal judge has told the people of Vermont that a solemn contract between them and the reactor owner Entergy need not be honored.

The fight will almost certainly now go to the US Supreme Court. At stake is not only the future of atomic power, but the legitimacy of all deals signed between corporations and the public. The corporatist court will be asked to decide whether a private corporation can sign what should be an enforceable contract with a public entity and then flat-out ignore it.
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Jan 3, 2012

2012 is the Year We Finally Bury Nuclear Power


The year 2012 has opened with news that Fukushima's radioactive cloud may already have killed some 14,000 Americans, according to a major study just published in the International Journal of Health Services. 
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Nov 25, 2011

Dewey Square Says No Nuke Attack on Iran


The wall-to-wall tents at Dewey Square make a bright, brilliant statement against the idea of yet another useless imperial war. Defying all odds, Occupy Boston has sustained its place in the sun. And with it comes the unmistakeable message that the 1% is dead wrong to think it can count on a free pass to attack Iran.

On a bright, sunny Sunday, for a full 90 minutes prior to the coming of the great Peter Tosh, the Occupy Movement, Boston Branch, made it clear that this spontaneous global grassroots uprising has come to be in the knick of time.

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Mar 11, 2011

Japan's Quake Could Have Irradiated the Entire US

Japan's Quake Could Have Irradiated the Entire US


Had the massive 8.9 Richter-scale earthquake that has just savaged Japan hit off the California coast, it could have ripped apart at least four coastal reactors and sent a lethal cloud of radiation across the entire United States. (http://nukefree.org/ace-hoffman-computerized-graphic-what-if-chernobyl-h... )

The two huge reactors each at San Onofre and Diablo Canyon are not designed to withstand such powerful shocks. All four are extremely close to major faults.

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