NUKEWATCH QUARTERLY – The U.S. government has compensated over 52,000 nuclear workers for illnesses related to radiation exposure, but the process is complicated. Deaths resulting from exposure while working at the factories and the compensation process for survivors begs the question: How much is a life worth? As the death toll mounts, nuclear weapons workers must decide whether their jobs are worth it.
JOHN LAFORGE – Even the deregulation-happy Wall St. Journal sounded shocked: â€œThe Department of Energy is proposing to allow the sale of tons of scrap metal from government nuclear sites â€” an attempt to reduce waste that critics say could lead to radiation-tainted belt buckles, surgical implants and other consumer products.â€
JOHN LAFORGE – James Holmes was in court Mon., July 30, in Aurora, Colorado, charged with 142 counts of murder, etc. The whole world knows of this initial hearing for the alleged murderer/terrorist because every detail of Holmesâ€™ life is now regularly put at the top of TV and radio news shows and above the fold in every newspaper. Someone kills a lot of people and the media swarms.Not so if your action was a peaceful attempt to prevent massacres.