Nuclear Hotseat #134: NIRS New Head Tim Judson + India’s Kumar Sundaram

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regarding the nuclear that Japan has sold overseas; that in the case of a nuclear accident, it is the Japanese taxpayers that are obliged to pay (inevitably billed for) damages. The boys in the manga are like, "Wh...What?!"

Regarding the nuclear that Japan has sold overseas and wants to sell to India: in the case of a nuclear accident, it is the Japanese taxpayers who are obliged to pay (be inevitably billed for) damages. The boys in the manga are like, “Wh…What?!”

 

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INTERVIEW:  Long-time anti-nuclear activist Tim Judson took over as Executive Director of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS) on the first of the year.   Hear what this long-time anti-nuclear activist sees as the strategies our movement can use against entrenched, monied nuclear interests, as well as a fascinating revelation about Entergy that exposes the vulnerable underbelly of that underfinanced nuclear slumlord.  

Tim Judson, Executive Director of NIRS

Tim Judson, Executive Director of NIRS

 

Kumar Sundaram, anti-nuclear firebrand and organizer in India, offers insights into the upcoming nuclear-fueled visit to India of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo “Pinnochio” Abe-baby and shows us how to join the massive protests by way of a poster and a selfie.  FULL INFO HERE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/262774790547186/

Take a selfie w/this poster and send it to Kumar for the anti-nuke demonstrations in India when Abe-baby comes to town.

Take a selfie w/this poster and send it to Kumar Sundaram for the anti-nuke demonstrations in India when Abe-baby comes to town.

 

NUMNUTZ OF THE WEEK:  Shinzo “Pinnochio” Abe-Baby.  Prime Ministers say the darndest things! 

 

PLUS:

  • SPECIAL OCEAN REPORT, with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Ken Buessler organizing a crowdsourced Pacific Ocean water sampling project to determine radionuclides in the water.  To participate, go to:  www.whoi.edu
  • Race for governor of Tokyo heats up w/former Prime Minister and now anti-nuclear candidate Hosokawa joining the fight;
  • New Japanese study confirms what we’ve known all along: there’s no way to evacuate from a nuclear disaster before the radiation plume hits;
  • and between the Fort Calhoun and St. Lucie nuclear reactors, nukes can’t seem to keep operating if it snows or rains.  What a wimpy, flawed technology!  
  • RadCast w/Mimi German, of course!

LINKS:

  • BONUS:  How Radioactive is Your Gourmet Jam?  Cesium 127 found in European gourmet and organic fruit preserves.  Full story from Enformable and Lucas Hixon here:  http://www.fukuleaks.org/web/?p=12058
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