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The nuclear thread we had to have

Well, the battle-lines are now drawn. Labor’s widely expected decision to scrap the “no new mines” policy scraped through the national conference. However, the reaction of state governments is variable, with Western Australia promising to not allow mines, while South

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Posted in environment, Federal Elections, Nuclear, politics

Eliminating nuclear weapons??

According to Judge Christopher Weeramantry, launching a new “International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons”: The main reason we are held hostage by the most destructive technology on earth is simple: the complete lack of international resolve to ban nuclear weapons

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Posted in activism, Ethics, Foreign policy, Nuclear, politics, War

Iran's nuclear program "goes industrial" – or not?

Prepare for all manner of frothing at the mouth from wingnuts about Iran’s “industrial scale” enrichment program. Just as a quick primer: like many elements, there are multiple types – isotopes – of uranium. From a chemistry perspective, they all

Posted in Foreign policy, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear
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