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USS Reagan update and an interview with a dying sailor

Earlier this year the Asia-Pacific Journal published a detailed report called Mobilizing Nuclear Bias: The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty, which amongst other things shows clear evidence, from the American Nuclear Regulatory Commission, that the USS Ronald … Continue reading

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Nuclear Vermin

If you want an idea of just how demented some members of the human race are you only have to look at all things nuclear. Last week the five senior members of the American Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) testified on … Continue reading

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The World Hate Organisation

Many people perceive the United Nations to be some kind of noble and august organisation. The reality is somewhat different. In fact, the UN is more like a talking shop for a bunch of spivs and gangsters (aka our glorious … Continue reading

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Mr Idogawa speaks out

I’m fairly sure that members of the present Japanese government, along with certain people in the corporate world, will eventually be put on trial for crimes against humanity. Naoto Kan, who was Prime Minister of Japan when the 2011 earthquake … Continue reading

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Lies and Rebellion

No apologies for concentrating on Fukushima again, because it’s a huge story, and yet there’s barely a word about it in the mainstream media; but I’ll get on to that later. In the meantime, the following short video is from … Continue reading

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Their noses grow ever longer

This week, the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) released a major report about the health effects of the Fukushima disaster; in fact, I think the report was released on April Fool’s Day, which seems … Continue reading

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Corium and Corruption

The continuing horror story that is Fukushima continues to be largely ignored by the mainstream media. After all, three reactor cores in complete meltdown, spewing radiation into the environment 24/7, is not much of a story, is it. A large … Continue reading

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Reagan gets Irradiated

The lawsuit filed by sailors on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and its support ships has been covered by some mainstream media, albeit on the inside pages (even Fox News). I would venture that, despite the almost total media … Continue reading

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20,000 Isotopes Under the Sea

Last October the Newcastle Herald published an account by a yachtsman called Ivan Macfadyen, who sailed his boat from Japan to San Francisco. Amongst other things, the account said this: No fish. No birds. Hardly a sign of life at … Continue reading

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Radioactive bananas

This month, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) have started removing fuel rods from Fukushima reactor No.4 fuel pool. I’m not going to go into this too much, but I’ll just say that the No.4 fuel pool contains about 1500 … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about plutonium

The nightmare at Fukushima just keeps getting worse and worse. There are two reasons behind this failure to contain the disaster: firstly, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), who run the plant, are a management company, not an engineering company; … Continue reading

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Fukushima – on a wing and a prayer

Two weeks ago there was a power failure at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (here). The spent fuel pools of reactors 1, 2, 3 and 4 lost their cooling systems for more than 24 hours (apparently a radioactive rat … Continue reading

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Fukushima Symposium

Earlier this week there was a two-day symposium, held at The New York Academy of Medicine and titled The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident. It was a project of the Helen Caldicott Foundation (here). Caldicott arranged … Continue reading

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Fukushima – WHO is lying

Those jolly chaps at the World Health Organisation have just published a report about the Fukushima disaster… W.H.O. Sees Low Health Risks From Fukushima Accident – New York Times What the WHO is saying about Fukushima is almost exactly what … Continue reading

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The Fukushima 50, who are all dead

More doom and gloom, I’m afraid: Yesterday, NHK, a major broadcaster in Japan, put out a documentary about elderly and infirm patients who were in a hospital just a few miles from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. On 12th March … Continue reading

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Fukushima, an irradiated mayor speaks out

Futaba is a small town of 7,000 residents located just 3km (2 miles) from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. When the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck, and the reactors began to meltdown, Katsutaka Idogawa, the then mayor of Futaba … Continue reading

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What drugs are they on?!

In a post last week I was bemoaning the fact that there’s a media blackout with regard to the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant (here). Shortly after I made that post both the BBC and Reuters published pieces … Continue reading

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Fukushima spent fuel pool No.4

The magnitude 7.3 earthquake that occured off the coast of Japan last Friday was widely reported. What wasn’t reported at all was the effect that this earthquake might have had on the already badly damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. I’m … Continue reading

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Fukushima – sorry about the doom and gloom, but…

It’s a sad fact that most of the mainstream media continue to ignore the ongoing nuclear disaster in Japan. For instance, last August, fish that were caught 20 kilometres north of the Fukushima plant were found to have cesium levels … Continue reading

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The WHO, Japan and alpha emitters

Last Wednesday the World Health Organisation (WHO) published a report that said post-Fukushima radiation levels in Japan were low (see here). I’m not going to argue about the figures in this WHO report, or the fact that WHO uses data … Continue reading

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Plutonium is good for you: or, happy astroturfing

This week the Guardian published an article (in CIF America) about Fukushima. The article, by Richard Schiffman, went over much the same ground as my recent post about Fukushima (see here). Of course in no time at all the astroturf … Continue reading

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Surprise, surprise, Fukushima is much worse than they first admitted

Fukushima: It’s much worse than you think Without doubt, Fukushima is the worst nuclear incident in history. God knows how many millions worldwide will die as a result of it. They won’t drop dead now, but in ten, twenty or … Continue reading

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This is really, really not like Chernobyl

No it’s not. It’s far worse. If it wasn’t so tragic it would be laughable. As well as a cover-up there’s also a matter of pride here; ie, that western technology is far superior to the old Soviet technology. At … Continue reading

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Stuff about Fukushima you might want to know

Arnie Gundersen, a US nuclear expert (see here) has been commenting on the Fukushima Daiichi disaster since the start, almost a month ago. Arnie is a regular expert on CNN, amongst other news channels. I can’t remember if I’ve featured … Continue reading

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The Russians and Fukushima

For obvious reasons the Russians are fascinated with what’s going on at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The big difference between Chernobyl and Fukushima is that Fukushima has thousands of tons of nuclear waste stored on site. Thus, in the … Continue reading

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