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Anti-Nuclear Activist Sees Commonalities Between Minamata And Fukushima


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Naoko
- 2688 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"Inequality," said Smith, when asked what it is that both disasters have. It was not the government's inaction that she brought up first, but rather the unfairness of it all.



   

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Naoko i (257)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:03 am
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minamata_disease
 

wolfNoFwdsPls a (135)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:04 am
wiki: Minamata..caused by severe mercury poisoning
 

wolfNoFwdsPls a (135)
Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:09 am
" The nuclear [as unwell as the chemical/industrial/military] establishment is conducting a war against humanity. " -- John Gofman (1918-2007), former advisor to the [US] Atomic Energy Commission; quoted in (recommended reading:) "Wings of Death" (1995) by "Chris Busby

 

Sue Matheson (79)
Monday March 5, 2012, 8:01 am
thanks.
 

JL A (281)
Monday March 5, 2012, 4:19 pm
in both cases people without power and without a lot of money were harmed the most
 

DORIS L (61)
Tuesday March 6, 2012, 11:09 am
Very very sad.
 
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