Noam Chomsky: From Hiroshima to Fukushima, Vietnam to Fallujah, State Power Ignores Its Massive Harm

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with Noam Chomsky


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democracynow on Mar 11, 2014

democracynow – World-renowned political dissident, linguist, author and MIT Professor Noam Chomsky traveled to Japan last week ahead of the three-year anniversary of the Fukushima crisis. Chomsky, now 85 years old, met with Fukushima survivors, including families who evacuated the area after the meltdown. “[It’s] particularly horrifying that this is happening in Japan with its unique, horrendous experiences with the impact of nuclear explosions, which we don’t have to discuss,” Chomsky says. “And it’s particularly horrifying when happening to children — but unfortunately, this is what happens all the time.”

see also

Ex-Japanese PM: Fukushima Meltdown Was Worse Than Chernobyl & Why He Now Opposes Nuclear Power


Fukushima: They Knew by Greg Palast + Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Three Years Later, Who is Responsible?

New Mexico Admits Nuclear Plant Leaking Radiation and New Leak at Fukushima

The Fukushima Secrecy Syndrome – From Japan to America by Ralph Nader + Nader On The Dangers of Nuclear Power (1974)

Japan’s Response to Fukushima Should Worry Us All by William Boardman

Helen Caldicott: Fukushima’s Legacy: Shut Down All Nuclear Power Plants!

5 responses to “Noam Chomsky: From Hiroshima to Fukushima, Vietnam to Fallujah, State Power Ignores Its Massive Harm

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  3. The ‘greatest nation on Earth’ destroying it with impunity.

  4. Have to wonder what kind of world the little girl will inherit.

  5. David Llewellyn Foster

    A most gracious and generous gesture from youthful Professor Chomsky ~ he’s only 85…

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