Category Archives: The Ministry of Truth

Nukespeak is a classic!

Award-winning investigative journalist Karl Grossman interviews Nukespeak co-author Rory O’Connor on Grossman’s nationally-aired TV program, Enviro-Close-Up. Grossman has been a journalist for more than 40 years, and is a professor of journalism at the State University of New York/College at … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Drink the Water

Japanese officials are hell-bent on using their own bodies to demonstrate how well the Japanese government is managing the fallout from Fukushima. Last April, we wrote about Japanese officials eating at a government cafeteria where the chef had topped the … Continue reading

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Sierra Club Books Releases Nukespeak E-Book

Tomorrow is the official release date for the 30th anniversary updated e-book edition of Nukespeak: The Selling of Nuclear Technology from the Manhattan Project to Fukushima. For this e-book edition, Rory O’Connor and I have written new chapters covering major … Continue reading

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Breaking the Information Monopoly

How do we know whether to believe what government officials tell us about the danger of radiation after a nuclear accident like Fukushima? New technologies are making it possible for citizens to break the government’s information monopoly, so that citizens … Continue reading

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