Video: More Lessons From the Fukushima Daiichi Accident by grtv

18 December 2012GRtv

Containment Failures and the Loss of the Ultimate Heat Sink

In this Monday’s video, Fairewinds investigates a recently released report from Tokyo Electric. Arnie Gundersen discusses TEPCO‘s latest analysis that, almost two years after the accident, fully substantiates Fairewinds long held position that the explosion at Fukushima Daiichi Unit 3 was the result of a detonation shock wave.

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Haiti's New Dictatorship By Justin Podur

19 December 2012The Bullet • Socialist Project • E-Bulletin No. 747

What constitutes a dictatorship? Haiti had an election in 2006, which the popular candidate won. It had an election in 2011, which had one of the lowest turnouts in recent history and which was subject to all kinds of external manipulation. Given these elections, is it unfair to call Haiti, a country that suffered 30 years of classic dictatorship under the Duvaliers from the 1950s to the 1980s, a dictatorship today? Continue reading

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 17 December 2012: Gaza fisherman jailed for serving Hamas coffee

18 December 2012 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Soldiers Attack Funeral Of Palestinian Child In Hebron
IMEMC – Israeli soldiers attacked, Tuesday, hundreds of Palestinians participating in a funeral of a child in Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron; at least three residents have been injured. …

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ICH 18 December 2012: What If Children Mattered No Matter Where They Lived –

18 December 2012 — Information Clearing House


Obama’s War on Syria and Its Implications

By Shamus Cooke

The Obama administration has already declared war on Syria, even if it isn’t “official” yet. Consider the facts, all of them acts of war: 


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