Trump’s charges resonate well beyond the relative minority of his supporters who respond to racist agitation because his claims correspond to the bitter experience of broad masses of people with what passes for American democracy. This is, after all, a country that had a stolen election. The US Supreme Court shut down a vote recount … Continue reading Is the USA Election Rigged is like asking is the Pope a Catholic? | Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog
While giving the cold shoulder to Venezuela, Clinton was cozy with Latin American players that opposed the country’s leftist politics.Her counselor and chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, forwarded her a recommendation for Mari Carmen Aponte to be appointed as U.S. ambassador to El Salvador. Aponte, noted the email, “has consistently fought Cuba and Venezuela’s efforts … Continue reading Clinton Emails Reveal Direct USA Sabotage Of Venezuela | Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog
If it’s not Sustainable, its Condition is Terminal. October 20 Energy News¶ European researchers announced the development of an offshore wind turbine which can be completely assembled and commissioned in controlled harbor conditions before being towed to its offshore location. This process makes the costly and rare heavy-lift vessels currently used in offshore wind projects unnecessary. [CleanTechnica]ELISA … Continue reading October 20 Energy News | geoharvey
Thomas Frieden, the director of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), has blocked CDC whistleblower, Dr. William Thompson, from testifying on scientific fraud and destruction of evidence by senior CDC officials in critical vaccine safety studies regarding the causative relationship between childhood vaccines and autism.Attorneys Bryan Smith and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., of Morgan & Morgan, … Continue reading CDC Blocks Testimony by Vaccine Whistleblower in Medical Malpractice
This year at Holman in Atmore, Alabama, there have been five suicides in its segregation unit – more suicides or homicides than in its population. The latest was a mentally ill young man in his 20s. “Stop isolating suicidal people” was a major message delivered by hundreds of protesters who traveled from around California to the … Continue reading San Francisco Bay View » Nationwide epidemic of suicide in solitary: Solitary confinement is murder!
While Mr. Wallace maintained a genteel presence, he also issued some sharply phrased questions that were sure to irk his skeptics. Source: Chris Wallace, Mixing Humor With Scolding, Guides Final Debate - The New York Times
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That "ultimate security" comes from having two entangled photons teleporting information — only these two photons can share the information."If two people share an entangled pair of photons, quantum information can be transmitted in a disembodied fashion, leaving an eavesdropper with nothing to intercept and so unable to read the secret message," the agency explained. … Continue reading NASA: Record quantum teleportation achieved in real-world setting
Casting doubt on the very essence of our democratic system, Trump made his boldest the-election-is-rigged claim Wednesday night during the third and final presidential debate, refusing to commit to accepting the outcome of the race and claiming that Hillary Clinton shouldn’t even be allowed to a run ― claims that Clinton called “horrifying.”“I will look … Continue reading Donald Trump Refuses To Commit To Accepting His Forthcoming Election Loss | Huffington Post
It's better that you don't have to vent anger. Is venting anger something to be proud of, or is it an excuse like any other? In one sense, there is no excuse for anger and its resentful companions.When you think, when you really think, what on Earth do you possibly want to be angry for? … Continue reading The Focus of Your Energy | Heavenletters
The Mena Connection establishes unequivocally that both Vice-president George H. W. Bush and Governor Bill Clinton had direct involvement in the CIA’s cocaine smuggling operation at Arkansas’ Mena Airport during the 1980s. Aircraft loaded with illegal weapons for the Contras in Honduras returned to Mena with tons of Columbia cocaine used to finance the operation. … Continue reading CIA Cocaine Trafficking, Bill Clinton and the Mena Airport | The Most Revolutionary Act
On September 29th, the US NRC reported piping deviations for the Vogtle AP 1000 “two flanges identified with deviations on Passive Core Cooling System pipe spools for the Vogtle Unit 3 AP1000r project had incorrect raised-face dimensions. This appears to have been caused by the two flanges being transposed due to an inadvertent fabrication error … Continue reading Toshiba-Westinghouse AP1000 New Nuclear Power Station Piping Defects Appear Never-Ending; Any Part You Want, As Long as It’s Defective? | Mining Awareness +
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched the second phase of the city’s air quality consultation, which includes proposals to introduce the planned Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) a year earlier than planned, in 2019. The new proposals include a charge on heavily polluting vehicles that enter the city. [CleanTechnica] Source: October 19 Energy … Continue reading October 19 Energy News | geoharvey
Today ASN, the French nuclear regulator, has stated that “analyses performed by EDF at ASN’s request since 2015 conclude that certain channel heads of the steam generators manufactured by Areva Creusot Forge or JCFC” [ Japan Casting and Forging Corporation] “contain a significant carbon concentration zone which could lead to lower than expected mechanical properties.” … Continue reading French and Japanese Quality Defects to Shut-down Multiple French Nuclear Reactors – Areva Le Creusot Forge and JCFC (Japan Casting and Forging) at Work | Mining Awareness +
No Nuclear Waste Dumps Rally, Parliament House, Adelaide, 15 Oct 2016
Nuclear’s”back end” problem (the “disposal” of its waste). The search was on quickly to find a patsy state – and they think they have found it, here. Moral, economic and jobs arguments have been released in a barrage of coercive pressure on the SA public, when all Jacobs and their employers really want is a … Continue reading Absurdity of nuclear waste importing as solution to south Australia’s economic problems « Antinuclear
It is very difficult to trust a Royal Commission conducted by a former military officer and a large commercial consultant to the nuclear industry. It seems to me a bit like getting Coles or Woolworths to run a Royal Commission into milk pricing. The military culture is one traditionally based on loyalty and obedience, and … Continue reading Nuclear Royal Commission’s implausible arguments do not inspire trust « Antinuclear
The Royal Commission report appears to be silent on the details of how these radioactive materials would be transported to South Australia, and what sort of defence force support would be required to ensure that they are not the subject of terrorist attack. Who would be responsible for ensuring that they are correctly and securely … Continue reading Royal Commission silent on dangers of nuclear transport and security required « Antinuclear
In contrast to Obama, who barely mentioned the issue when he was running for reelection in 2012, Clinton has made tackling climate change a major theme in her campaign. She’s mentioned it during both the primary and general election debates, mocking Trump during the first debate by saying, “Donald thinks that climate change is a … Continue reading Hillary Clinton on Climate Change and Renewable Energy « Antinuclear
The U.S. government just made its biggest clean energy purchase ever , WP, By Chris Mooney October 14 On Friday in Maricopa County, Ariz., the U.S. government will hit a clean energy milestone: What officials are calling the largest procurement ever of renewable energy by the federal government, in this case from a desert solar array.The new 150-megawatt, … Continue reading Biggest ever clean energy purchase by U.S. government « Antinuclear
A group of Japanese college students made a rare visit to Pyongyang in late August — just before North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test on Sept. 9 — for talks on war and peace with local students.But three days of social exchanges and intense discussions left the groups at odds on issues such as … Continue reading Rare friendship event: Japanese and North Korean students « Antinuclear
Senator David Leyonhjelm wants a supply side revolution which includes reducing energy costs by ” .. in the longer term by removing the ban on nuclear power” (October 14).The main costs in nuclear power are the cost of construction, the cost of fuel and operation, the cost of permanent disposal of waste, the cost of insurance and the cost … Continue reading Rebuttal to Senator David Leyonhjelm’s enthusiasm for “cheap” nuclear power « Antinuclear
One of the most common ways multinationals take advantage of current laws to reduce their tax bill is through what’s known as transfer pricing. Former Treasurer Wayne Swan last week accused mining giant BHP of “aggressive transfer pricing”, denying the Australian government $5.7 billion in tax revenue.For most companies, transfer pricing is rational behaviour, driven by the … Continue reading How to stop BHP’s tax avoidance « Antinuclear
Celia and her co-workers have been working to get Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to recognize Culinary Workers Union Local 226 at the Trump International Hotel Las Vegas. They are still waiting to negotiate a contract for fair wages, job security and health benefits.
It’s been almost two weeks since Hurricane Matthew ravaged Haiti, killing hundreds and setting the stage for disease and starvation. New photos taken from space reveal the extent of the damage and the disturbing amount of vegetation lost in the storm.The Category 4 storm brought 107 mph (172 km/h) winds, torrential rainfall, and floods to … Continue reading Satellite images show Haiti stripped bare by Hurricane Matthew – Repeating Islands
Enact an emergency Green New Deal to turn the tide on climate change, revive the economy and make wars for oil obsolete. Initiate a WWII-scale national mobilization to halt climate change, the greatest threat to humanity in our history. Create 20 million jobs by transitioning to 100% clean renewable energy by 2030, and investing in … Continue reading Platform – Jill Stein for President
If you haven't placed your order for a Tesla Model 3, the electric car builder now says that your request won't be fulfilled until the middle of 2018. That's at least a few month delay over the "late 2017" figure for new orders that the automaker had been quoting on its website until just a … Continue reading New orders for Tesla Model 3 won’t be filled until mid-2018
More than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain at a cost of around $600 billion a year in medical treatments and lost productivity, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Source: 100 Million Americans Have Chronic Pain
There are approximately 300,000 sperm whales in the world – 73% less than 1986, when commercial whaling was banned. Source: Beached sperm whales: What is behind the record number of whale strandings on UK and European shores?
If one important measure of a democracy is how a society treats its children, especially poor youth of color, there can be little doubt that American society is failing. As the United States increasingly models its schools after prisons and subjects children to a criminal legal system marked by severe class and racial inequities, it … Continue reading The United States’ War on Youth: From Schools to Debtors’ Prisons
Imagine you have a contractor working on your house. They quoted you a price and told you the project would be done in no time. Sure, you realize costs will probably go up some and the schedule will slip due to an unexpected problem or two. But months turn into years, years turn into a … Continue reading America’s Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility- a nuclear reprocessing boondoggle that will never work « Antinuclear
Why is a free weed, which has been used as a valuable herb for thousands of years now illegal? Marijuana kills or harms no one, when compared side to side with these high cost, high profit, toxic synthetic cousins that kill tens of thousands of people each year, just in the US alone. Why are … Continue reading President Obama Favors Legalizing Marijuana, Spanish Town Grows Marijuana, Raises Revenue, Medical Marijuana Promoters Sentenced To 20 Years In Jail, 100 Studies Prove MJ Is Cancer Fighter, 60 Studies Medical Marijuana | A Green Road Journal
Our list includes only peer-reviewed studies from 1990 to present that have been done using the marijuana plant or extracts derived from the plant, such as Sativex and Epidiolex. Studies involving synthetic reproductions of isolated compounds from the marijuana plant – e.g. products such as Marinol, Nabilone, Cannabinor, and others – were not included. Double-blind … Continue reading 60 Peer-Reviewed Studies on Medical Marijuana – Medical Marijuana – ProCon.org
2700 B.C.:Legendary Chinese emperor Shennong is said to discover the healing properties of marijuana. 1500 B.C.:Medical papyri from Egypt mention marijuana as a cure for sore eyes and inflammation. 600 B.C.:Bhang, a drink of cannabis and milk, is used widely as an anesthetic in India. Source: Medical Marijuana: How the Evidence Stacks Up - Scientific … Continue reading Medical Marijuana: How the Evidence Stacks Up – Scientific American
The Emir of Dubai has flown £300,000 of emergency supplies to Haiti on his private jet.Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum sent 90 tonnes of emergency supplies in his Boeing 747 to the Caribbean island in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.Around 300,000 Haitians have been forced by the tropical storm to live in temporary shelters after an estimated … Continue reading Dubai’s Emir Flies over £250,000 of Aid to Haiti in his Private Jet* | Hwaairfan’s Blog
Disguised as a TV journalist, Moore interviews some auto workers in Flint and discovers their strong disgust for GM chairman Roger B. Smith. Moore begins seeking out Smith himself to confront him about the closing of the Flint plants. He tries to visit Smith at GM's headquarters in Detroit, yet he is blocked by building security … Continue reading Roger & Me Movie, By Michael Moore; A Humorous Look at How General Motors Destroyed Flint, Michigan And Outsourced Thousands Of Good Paying Middle Class Union Jobs To Foreign Countries, Despite Making Huge Profits | A Green Road Journal
From the beginning of the atomic age in 1952, over 172 nuclear reactor construction projects were started, but out of those in operation, only 9 have been operating for more than 20 years, and 59 were cancelled before operation or shortly afterwards. But the following graph in an official government report greatly whitewashes the actual … Continue reading List Of 180 Abandoned, Cancelled Or Unfinished Nuclear Power Plants Globally – Worldwide Loss And Wasting of TRILLIONS Of Taxpayer Dollars, D.O.E to announce ENTIRE NUCLEAR Experiment a GIANT FAILURE | A Green Road Journal
The average household spends $2,000 per year on gas. What if someone told you how to get this amount of free gas each year, would you be interested? This article describes 3 different ways that an electric car owner can access free power, or the equivalent of $2,000 free gas for their vehicle, every year, … Continue reading 3 Ways To Get Free Power For Your Electric Vehicle; Using Solar, Wind, Geothermal Energy To Power Electric Car And Home 100 Percent; Be Part Of The Zero Carbon, Zero Nuclear Future Revolution Which Is Here Now | A Green Road Journal
The True Cost of Powering an Electric Car What if a gallon of gasoline cost $2 in the middle of the night, was free at lunch and set you back $8 in the afternoon? Welcome to the world of electric cars. If you buy one, the cost of a fill-up will largely depend on when … Continue reading EV Electric Car Charging Stations, Pictures, International Statistics, Safety, Standards, Charging Levels, Types, Infrastructure, Charging Times, Battery Capacities, Manufacturers, Operators, Solar Charging, Cost To Recharge | A Green Road Journal
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, … Continue reading War is a Racket, by Major General Smedley Butler – Warned That Military Industrial Complex Taking Over Levers Of Power, 45 Reasons Not To Enlist, Wars Are Always Started By Lying And Using Deception | A Green Road Journal
Wind and solar may be currently leading the way in Australia’s renewable energy race, but there’s another contender lurking in the nation’s oceans.Australia arguably possesses the world’s largest wave energy resource, around 1,800 terawatt hours. Most of this is concentrated in the southern half of the continent, between Geraldton and Brisbane. To put this in … Continue reading Catching the waves: it’s time for Australia to embrace ocean renewable energy #Auspol « Antinuclear
Ryuichi Yoneyama, the newly elected governor of Niigata, says he will not restart Kashiwazaki-Kariwa power station shut down after FukushimaAn anti-nuclear candidate has been elected in a region of Japan that houses the world’s biggest atomic power station, striking a blow to Tokyo Electric Power’s attempts to restart the plant in the wake of the … Continue reading Niigata Newly Elected Governor Says No Restart for Kashiwazaki-Kariwa NPP, Tepco’s World Biggest Nuclear Power Plant « Antinuclear
Yoneyama had more than 500,000 votes versus rival candidate’s 430,000 votes with 93% of the votes counted.TEPCO was put under government control the year after the traumatic Fukushima catastrophe in March 2011 and is vital to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe‘s energy policy. Abe hopes to revive nuclear power generation to provide for 30% of Japan’s … Continue reading Tepco Tumbles 7% After Anti-Nuclear Candidate’s Surprise Governor Election Win « Antinuclear
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Saudi Foreign Minister reveals that Riyadh and its allies are considering sending ‘lethal weapons’ to armed Syrian opposition groups. “If the political process will not work (in Syria), we believe that we must work to change the balance of power on the ground, and that can only be achieved by increasing the flow and lethality … Continue reading Saudi Arabia seeks to send their deadliest weapons to the terrorists in Syria | Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog
During prayers on Friday in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf (south), Seyed Sadr al-Din al-Qabbanji, considered the Israeli regime as one of the main sponsors of the terrorist group EIIL (Daesh, in Arabic).“The regime of Israel is the only (in the region) that is immune to violent acts of Daesh, since this regime offers all … Continue reading israel is one of the main sponsors of Daesh | Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog
Fifty-seven percent of citizens nationwide are against restarting nuclear power plants, nearly double the 29 percent who want reactors brought back online, according to an Asahi Shimbun survey.
The results of the telephone survey conducted on Oct. 15 and 16 show that more than half of the public has remained opposed to the resumption of nuclear plant operations since an Asahi Shimbun survey in June 2013, when 58 percent expressed opposition.
In an Asahi survey in February this year, 54 percent of respondents disagreed with plans to fire up the reactors.
The support rate for the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fell to 48 percent from 52 percent in the previous survey conducted in September. The nonsupport rate was 32 percent, up from 29 percent.
The Abe administration has been pushing for the resumption of nuclear plant operations. Currently, only two of Japan’s dozens of reactors are online under…
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