Featured Image: Screen shot from the 1984 ABC-TV movie “The Day After” –
Impact of atomic bomb detonation and resulting fireball on the human body.
You can’t “duck and cover” from that. LINK to full film below.
This Week’s Featured Interview:
- Bo Jacobs is a Professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute and author of the recent Truth-out.org article, “We Cannot Survive a Nuclear Apocalypse by Ducking and Covering.” He discusses the recent spate of articles promoting the long-discredited “Duck and Cover” method for “surviving” a nuclear attack and analyzes the psychology behind this misleading bit of pro-nuclear propaganda.
- Duck and Cover – see and hear the propaganda film we were talking about:
- And here’s the footage of the atomic canon being fired over the Nevada desert that Bo discussed. The device exploded the same 15 kilotons as was dropped on Hiroshima:
Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):
Do you actually need any other explanation of why transporting highly radioactive nuclear reactor waste over the roads is not a good idea? (HINT: No other transport method is much better.)
The Missing Links:
- The Japanese Government Is Lying to the International Community: the Radiological Situation in and around Fukushima is NOT Safe – Appeal from Japanese Anti-Nuclear activist Etsuji Watanabe
- Tokyo Not Fit For Human Habitation
- Movie: “The Day After.” At minimum check out 55:00 – 59:00 for their visualization of a nuclear attack.