NH #411: Indigenous Nuclear Genocide: Uranium Mining on Native Lands w/International Activists Candyce Paul, Leona Morgan, Ashish Birulee

Indigenous Nuclear activists (clockwise from upper left) Candyce Paul, webinar producers from the UK’s Stop New Nuclear, Ashish Birulee, and Leona Morgan

This Week’s Featured Speakers:

Indigenous Nuclear Genocide:  The start of the nuclear fuel chain is uranium mining, the weight of which comes down disproportionately on indigenous people, the poor and/or people of color  This week’s Nuclear Hotseat features excerpts from a webinar produced on May 4, 2019, by Stop New Nuclear in the UK and moderated by Nikki Clark.  Participants featured on today’s show are:

Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness): 

A plutonium implosion test leaks radiation, takes weeks to clean up, IDs cracks in the vessel’s fastener washers… but brags about keeping to schedule, DOESN’T do more than inspect the vessel visually, and wow, look at that test data!  The nuclear industry and those who inhabit it must be out of their minds.