Nuclear

World group seeks ban on uranium and nuclear power – Paul Brown

It’s time to end the myth that nuclear power is a cost-effective, practical or safe response to climate change, says World Uranium Symposium. LONDON, 24 April, 2015 − Uranium mining across the world should cease, nuclear power stations be closed and nuclear weapons be banned, according to a group of scientists, environmentalists and representatives of indigenous peoples. Three hundred delegates from …

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Dahr Jamail – Report Shows US Invasion, Occupation of Iraq Left 1 Million Dead

A recently published report has revealed that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq was responsible for the deaths of approximately 1 million Iraqis, which is 5 percent of the total population of the country. The report also tallies hundreds of thousands of casualties in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Authors of the report, titled “Body Count: Casualty Figures After 10 Years of …

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Body Count Report Reveals At Least 1.3 Million Lives Lost to US-Led War on Terror

How do you calculate the human costs of the U.S.-led War on Terror? On the 12th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, groups of physicians attempted to arrive at a partial answer to this question by counting the dead. In their joint report— Body Count: Casualty Figures after 10 Years of the ‘War on Terror—Physicians for Social Responsibility, Physicians for …