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Fukushima Workers Doused With Radioactive Water
Second mishap in a week marks ongoing nuclear disaster
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Is Japan’s Abe Honest About Global Help for Fukushima?
Japan’s pro-nuclear prime minister has finally asked for global help at Fukushima. “Our country needs your knowledge and expertise,” Shinzo Abe recently told the world community. “We are wide open to receive the most advanced knowledge from overseas to contain the problem.” It probably hasn’t hurt...
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Hope of Healing for Sundus Shaker Saleh, an Iraqi Mother
A message from CODEPINK: When the US invaded Iraq in 2003 Sundus Shaker Saleh, an Iraqi single mother of five, lost her home and her property, and was forced to flee to Jordan. A decade later, Saleh is the lead plaintiff in a class action lawsuit against six key members of the Bush administration...
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Radiation Soars 6,700 Times Legal Limit as Fukushima Disasters Continue Unabated
'Clean-up' a litany of failures: near daily leaks, escalating danger, TEPCO and government cover-ups
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Gap, Old Navy, and the Living Hell of a Bangladeshi Sweatshop
Report exposes firing and overwork of pregnant workers, routine beatings and deep poverty wages in sweatshop backed by US mega-retailers
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Fukushima Failure: Radioactive Water Bursts from Tank
Heavy rains further strain efforts to contain toxic water; no strategy to safely store or dispose of ever-increasing quantities
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'Yankees Go Home': Venezuela Expels US Diplomats for 'Sabotage'
Officials are accused of 'financing and encouraging acts of sabotage against the electrical system and Venezuela's economy'
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The Demand for a Global Take-Over at Fukushima has Hit Critical Mass
More than 48,000 global citizens have now signed a petition at www.nukefree.org asking the United Nations and the world community to take charge of the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant. Another 35,000 have signed at www.rootsaction.org . An independent advisory group of scientists and engineers is...
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Fish From Fukushima
Fishermen have resumed fishing after postponing their start when hundreds of tons of radioactive water were found leaking into the sea from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. Twenty-one trawlers brought home 5 tons of seafood, including octopus and squid, from the trial operation; if...
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Despite Fukushima Crisis, TEPCO Moves to Re-Start World's Largest Nuclear Plant
Company pushes to re-activate shuttered plant despite fresh reports of its failure to contain radiation leaks at Fukushima
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