Category Archives: Politics

The Matrix

The UK General Election campaign kicked-off today (here), which means that we will now have a glorious 5 weeks of total bullshit before the big day in May. One big issue in this election is whether or not Britain should … Continue reading

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Mermaids and Muons

The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) issued a report this week which stated that a muon scan found no fuel inside the No.1 reactor vessel at Fukushima Daiichi (here). TEPCO propose that the corium (melted reactor core) is still inside … Continue reading

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00Paedo

In the UK at the moment there seems to be a never ending stream of institutional child sex abuse revelations, both historical and present day. The latest one came out last week: a serious case review, commissioned by Maggie Blyth, … Continue reading

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Fukushima 4th Anniversary

In early May of 1986 a friend and I were on a hiking holiday in the far north of Scotland. This was a week or so after the Chernobyl reactor No.4 blew its top. We were hiking along the coast … Continue reading

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The Caldicott Symposium 2015

Organised by Helen Caldicott, it was a two day event, Feb 28th and March 1st, held at the New York Academy of Medicine called ‘The Dynamics of Possible Nuclear Extinction’, and was billed as: ‘A unique, two-day symposium with an … Continue reading

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The Pacific Ocean and Geoff Palko RIP

Due to ongoing computer problems I haven’t been able to do much on this blog, but thought I should give some kind of update on the Dana Durnford saga. In my previous post about this, Assassins and Asylums, I related … Continue reading

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La La Land

Over the last three months I haven’t been very active on this blog. This is not only due to the fact that I’ve been writing a book but also because I continue to have computer problems. This, of course, hasn’t … Continue reading

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UKIP surfe sur la misère

Last Thursday, 9th October, the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), won its first parliamentary seat. The winning candidate was Douglas Carswell, who shortly before the by-election had defected from the Conservative party (here). I’m not going to bang on about … Continue reading

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Assassins and Asylums

This is now my third post about Dana Durnford’s ‘Expedition for Life’, a voyage around the coast of British Columbia to document how much of the flora and fauna has been damaged by Fukushima. The funding for the expedition has … Continue reading

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Rentakill

Just over one year ago the 51st state of America voted against military intervention in Syria (here). British MPs came under intense pressure from their constituents to vote no. Shortly afterwards, America followed suit. Now, today, America has started bombing … Continue reading

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