Robert Jungk, The Nuclear State

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The Austrian writer and journalist, Robert Jungk (1913-1994), was engaged in anti-Nazi resistance movement before and during World War II, and continued to be socially and politically active after the war. At the same time, he wrote a number of important books on the subject of nuclear power. But his works are relatively unknown at [...]

We too, We will go to Valognes

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Photo: VALOGNES STOP CASTOR Original text in French CLICK HERE (Scroll down for English translation) われわれもヴァローニュへ赴くだろう!1 タルナック反カスター委員会 2011年11月21日月曜日 http://www.soutien11novembre.org/spip.php?article569 より。 福島、あれから八ヶ月たった。原子力の惨劇の後、「通常への回帰」はありえない。世界は新しい状況にある。支配的メディアが、人々に甘んじて受け入れる以外ないと言いつのる新しい被災の地理学である。福島の暴発のスペクタクルは、地球全土にライブストリームで報道された。貪る様に見入る観衆に一刻一刻と送り届けられる無内容なハイライトは、今日この破局の結末に関して完全な沈黙を命ずる論理に従っている。日本はこれまでに44基の原子炉を運転中止し、稼働しているのは10基のみであることを、東京では、人々は原子力の恩恵よりも停電を好むことを、誰が知っているだろう?

[Info] Globe: Occupation & Struggle 10/03-09

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‘You’re creating a vision of the sort of society you want to have in miniature.’ Snake March How Anonymous emerged to Occupy Wall Street NLG NYC Mass Defense Committee Mobilizes for Occupy Wall Street Occupy Wall Street: List and map of over 200 U.S. solidarity events and Facebook pages ‘Occupy’ groups pick up steam, spread to hundreds [...]

[Info] Globe: Occupation & Struggle 9/26-10/02

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#OccupyWallStreet – Youth Protest Against Corporate Greed (2011) MSNBC on NYPD Police Brutality during Occupy Wall Street Lawrence O’donnell with “The Last Word” Anonymous Warning to NYPD Anonymous Leaks Personal Details of Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed Wall Street Protesters The women of occupy wallstreet NYC Transit Union Joins Occupy Wall Street FIRST ‘OFFICIAL’ STATEMENT FROM THE [...]

Updates from the Globe 9/19-9/25

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9/19 The call to occupy Wall Street resonates around the world DuPont’s Herbicide Goes Rogue: The company’s landscaping weed-killer turned out to be a tree-killer. Germany’s Siemens renounces nuclear activity Welcome to Your Hungarian Internet The Wall Street Occupation: A Sleep-In Protest in the Shadow of Power Greece says debt talks to avert default ‘productive’ [...]

Updates from the Globe 9/12-9/18

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9/12 Chile remembers its 9/11 Explosion at French nuclear site of Marcoule Texas Wildfire Destroys More Than 1,500 Homes Longshoreman’s Union Rises to the Challenge 9/13 Capital gains tax rates benefiting wealthy feed growing gap between rich and poor Financial speculators responsible for rising global food prices, claims report U.S. Afghanistan Embassy Attacked: Taliban Claims [...]

Updates from the Globe 9/5-9/11

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9/5 妊婦の自主避難に補償を 320キロ行進、米から訴え D.C. approves more than 50 to apply for medical marijuana licenses Siberia’s Telengit people protest Altai Gas Pipeline In the world’s breadbasket, climate change feeds some worry Textile workers to go on strike in Egypt’s largest factory 9/6 Anti-austerity strike hits Italy Oil exploration under Arctic ice could cause ‘uncontrollable’ natural disaster Friends [...]

Updates from the Globe 8/29-9/4

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8/29 NRC Report: Transformer “explosion” near turbine building at Maryland nuke plant Daryl Hannah Arrested At Keystone XL Pipeline Protest (VIDEO) 8/30 Feds: Earthquake may have exceeded Virginia nuclear plant’s safeguards Corruption, the war on terror hindering food aid to southern Somalia Hundreds Arrested In Sustained Tar Sands Protests At White House Equal Energy For [...]

Updates from the Globe 8/22 – 8/28

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8/22 The entire Western narrative on Libya is misleading, framed by an Orientalist discourse, scholar argues Foreign exchange students at Pennsylvania Hershey factory walk out over abuse Foreclosure Blockade in Brooklyn NYC: Video Document by Brandon Jourdan Center for Biological Diversity: New, Free Android App: Find Endangered Species Wherever You Are Texas authorities actively hid [...]

Updates from the Globe 8/15-8/21

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8/15 Stop the U.S. from creating a nuclear waste dump in Mongolia New study blames human beings for half of Arctic ice melt ‘Anonymous’ Hackers Protest San Francisco’s BART Cellphone Blocking Jailing Undocumented Immigrants Is Big Business Intellectuals’ Responses to UK Riot 8/16 Tell Verizon: Stop Attacking the Middle Class Bolivia: Indigenous Groups to March [...]