Nuclear and Society

‘Disaster Capitalism at its Worst’: Nuclear Industry Lobbies Scramble for Bailout during COVID-19 Crisis

‘Disaster Capitalism at its Worst’: Nuclear Industry Lobbies Scramble for Bailout during COVID-19 Crisis

Friends of the Earth on Monday accused the nuclear power industry of exhibiting “disaster capitalism at its worst” after a lobbying group representing it reportedly asked the Trump administration for a 30% percent tax credit amid the coronavirus pandemic and pressed congressional lawmakers to include handouts in stimulus legislation making its way through the House and Senate.

Too Little, Too Late for Australia’s Indigenous Victims of Nuclear Tests

Too Little, Too Late for Australia’s Indigenous Victims of Nuclear Tests

Claudianna Blanco | Australia’s Aboriginal people affected by British nuclear testing in the 1950s and 1960s find the Government’s recent healthcare initiatives inadequate.

Obama Does Hiroshima

Obama Does Hiroshima

by Simon Wood “He started suffering nosebleeds about a week after the bombing. They called a doctor, and my aunt put a wash basin by his side and stayed up all night taking care of him. But the bleeding from his gums and nose grew worse, and he finally diedRead More

The Broken Maps of Fukushima

The Broken Maps of Fukushima

These broken maps, co-mingling the dangers of external and internal radiation in one graphic, present the idea that the dangers from radiation near Fukushima are fixed and knowable. This is not true. Massive amounts of radionuclides have deposited along large areas of Fukushima, and they will now pulse and fluctuate within the dynamics of that ecosystem for as long as each particle remains radioactive.