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The Times They Are a-Changin…

The United Nations is completely incapable of dealing with key global issues from financial crises to climate change, agricultural trade, and nuclear threats.

Fukushima Water

Radiation at Fukushima well hits ‘record high’

A Tokyo Electric Power Corp.’s (Tepco) official stands at H4 tank area, at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan (AFP Photo / Kimimasa Mayama)   A record high level of beta rays released from radioactive...

Playing chicken in East Asia

US B-52 flies into east china sea   Courtesy Gwynne Dyer LONDON – Since last Saturday, when China declared an “Air Defense Identification Zone” (ADIZ) that covers the disputed islands called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese, the media...

Moving the rods has only become possible after months of repair work and planning

Fukushima: Reactor 4 pool fuel removal begins

Tokyo Electric Power Co. started a yearlong operation Monday to remove hundreds of nuclear fuel assemblies stored atop reactor 4 at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant to prevent the rods from causing another radiation catastrophe.

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