March 12, 2014

Three Years Of Fukushima And No End In Sight

It will be hard to scrub the memories of the 100,000 plus Japanese nuclear evacuees, 
some of whom will never be able to return to their home.

Today is the anniversary of the ongoing nuclear tragedy in Japan, although you could never tell by looking at mainstream media sources. I read lots of mentions of the earthquake and resulting tsunami, which were both devastating. But they really weren't the worst part.

I saw nothing about the anniversary of three reactors that had total meltdowns hours after the accident, and have now left their containment vessels to bubble and spew radiation unchecked for the next 100 years or more.

I saw nothing about a contaminated Pacific Ocean, or about fallout-affected pregnant women in Washington state giving birth to babies with no brains. I saw nothing about Japan's 100,000 plus evacuees that are still in temporary housing.

Since the world's worst nuclear accident started on 3/11 things at the stricken Fukushima power plant are as bad as they have ever been. But a collective memory fade is occurring in the absence of media coverage, aided by half truths, outright lies, denial and ignorance.

No plan? No solution? No worries! As a matter of fact, let's build more of these death traps. According to the World Nuclear Association, over 60 new nuclear power plants are being constructed in 13 countries.

The Fukushima situation is being handled as if straight from Orwell's novel 1984 and the Ministry of Truth.

War is Peace

Freedom is Slavery

Ignorance is Strength

Nuclear Power is Green, Cheap, and Safe

Who needs a memory hole when no one is paying attention?

2 comments:

  1. I didn't know about the birth defects and then I did a search and found a report on CNN. Nothing mentioned about fallout, not even in the comments. Interesting. I try to limit my news exposure. I admit I just can't handle too much bad news now that I'm older and sadly, there's way too much of it these days.

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    1. Clamco,

      This is indeed some of the worst possible news. I would love to look away myself, but then the bastards will get away with even more evil evilness.

      Edmund Burke said all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good people do nothing. We can't allow evil to triumph.

      I can't look away - I want them to know that I know, and that I am watching… and spreading the word.

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