Radiation/Radioactivity symbol – For an update on what we need to know about what it does to us
so others can understand the fight against all things nuclear.
This Week’s Featured Interviews:
- Joseph Mangano is a health researcher, an epidemiologist who has served as a director of Radiation and Public Health Project since 1989. Mangano is author or co-author of 33 medical journal articles on radiation health, and is the author of the books Low Level Radiation and Immune System Damage: An Atomic Era Legacy (1998) and Radioactive Baby Teeth: The Cancer Link (2008). He managed the study of Strontium-90 in baby teeth, and now manages the citizen-based radiation monitoring programs near the Indian Point NY and Oyster Creek NJ nuclear plants.
- Dr. Gordon Edwards, a Canadian scientist, mathematician, and nuclear consultant, is head of of the Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility.
Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):
Rwanda? A nuclear power country? Using Russian technology? Oy!
Action and Information Links:
- Prof. Heidi Hutner’s excerpt essay from the anthology Doom With A View: Historical and Cultural Contexts of the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant. Edited by Kristen Iverson, with E. Warren Perry and Shannon Perry. The anthology arrives from Fulcrum Publishing in August, 2020.
- Ian Zabarte, Principal Man for the Western Bands of the Shoshone Nation of Indians, had a great letter published in the Nevada Review-Journal on Nuclear Tests and the Shoshone People.
- Podcast on Radioactive Mayak from Project Save the World.
- In advance of the 75th anniversary of the dropping of the bombs in Japan, HiroshimaNagasaki75.org has created a media toolkit for you to use with logos, visuals, a color palate, suggested wording for tweets and social media posts – all well thought-out and easy to use. To learn more about the group’s work and to participate, listen to last week’s Nuclear Hotseat #470.