Tag Archives: Chernobyl

Readers’ Views, Nov.-Dec. 2013, Part 1

Readers’ Views from Nov.-Dec. 2013 N&L: U.S. RACISM AND BLACK AND LATINO STRUGGLES; LABOR UNDER ATTACK; CTA vs. THE HOMELESS; DISABILITY AND HUMANITY; ABORTION IS A HUMAN NEED; EGYPT’S CONTRADICTIONS; DETROIT CRISIS; NUCLEAR PERIL; WHY A NEWSPAPER LIKE N&L? Continue reading

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Arctic ice in retreat

From the March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: World in View by Gerry Emmett Arctic ice in retreat The National Snow and Ice Data Center and NASA indicate that the extent of Arctic sea ice this January was the … Continue reading

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From Hiroshima/Nagasaki to Fukushima

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: From Hiroshima/Nagasaki to Fukushima Evanston, Ill.—On Aug. 5 a unique and wonderful commemoration related the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to the ongoing nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear … Continue reading

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Fukushima activists testify in New York

From the November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Fukushima activists testify in New York New York City—A delegation of grassroots environ­mental activists from Japan came to share with their U.S. counterparts heart-rending eyewitness accounts of the health impact and … Continue reading

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Japan: earthquake, tsunami and meltdown

From the new issue of NEWS & LETTERS, May-June 2011 Part III of Draft for Marxist-Humanist Perspectives, 2011-2012 Revolution and counter-revolution take world stage Contents: I. The Arab Spring II. The wars at home III. Japan: earthquake, tsunami and meltdown … Continue reading

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Chernobyl disaster, on its anniversary

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, I’m posting two pieces. Below is a talk I gave in Memphis, Tennessee, on the tenth anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, which I think speaks directly to today’s situation, especially … Continue reading

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Chernobyl on its 25th anniversary

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, I’m reproducing an article I wrote about it in the April 1992 issue of News & Letters.  Watch this space for a related post in the next couple of days. Does … Continue reading

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