U.S. Generals Planning for Space War They See as “Inevitable”

    “U.S. generals planning for a space war they see as all but inevitable” That was the headline of a two-and-a-half page article in September 2021 in the aerospace industry trade journal Space News. The world is at a crossroads as to war in space. President Joe Biden has not pulled back on the Donald… Continue reading U.S. Generals Planning for Space War They See as “Inevitable”

No Militarization of Space Act

A “No Militarization of Space Act”—which would abolish the new U.S. Space Force—has been introduced in the U.S. Congress. It is sponsored by five members of the House of Representatives led by Representative Jared Huffman who, in a statement, called the U.S. Space Force “costly and unnecessary.” Representative Huffman declared: “The long-standing neutrality of space… Continue reading No Militarization of Space Act

Protests Against Deployment of 5G — and the 5G-Military Connection

Protests Against Deployment of 5G — and the 5G-Military Connection Posted on March 12, 2021 By Karl Grossman Demonstrations will be held this coming Friday and Saturday protesting the deployment of 5G—a technology that, among other issues, presents huge health risks by blanketing the Earth with radiation resulting in cancer and other illnesses, encourages satellite… Continue reading Protests Against Deployment of 5G — and the 5G-Military Connection

Plutonium and NASA’s 1-in-960 Odds of It Being Released in a Perseverance Accident

Plutonium and NASA’s 1-in-960 Odds of It Being Released in a Perseverance Accident Posted on February 21, 2021 By Karl Grossman With all the media hoopla last week about the Perseverance rover, frequently unreported was that its energy source is plutonium—considered the most lethal of all radioactive substances—and nowhere in media that NASA projected 1-in-960… Continue reading Plutonium and NASA’s 1-in-960 Odds of It Being Released in a Perseverance Accident

Report Urges Nuclear Rockets, Lays Out “Synergies” Between NASA and Military

Report Urges Nuclear Rockets, Lays Out “Synergies” Between NASA and Military Posted on February 18, 2021 By Karl Grossman A report advocating rocket propulsion by nuclear power for U.S. missions to Mars, written by a committee packed with individuals deeply involved in nuclear power, was issued last week by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering… Continue reading Report Urges Nuclear Rockets, Lays Out “Synergies” Between NASA and Military

The Leadership Institute

The Leadership Institute Posted on January 25, 2021 We’re familiar with Fox, the TV propaganda arm of the Trump administration remaining a far right-wing outlet under Rupert Murdoch and his mission of using media to push an arch-conservative agenda. And we’re becoming aware of other radical right efforts to use media to indoctrinate people. There’s… Continue reading The Leadership Institute

“This Reckless Path”

“This Reckless Path” Posted on January 21, 2021 The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a “public meeting” today on what it titled “Development of Guidance Documents To Support License Renewal For 100 Years Of Plant Operation.” Comments from the “public” were strongly opposed to the NRC’s desire for it to let nuclear power plants run… Continue reading “This Reckless Path”

Donald Trump Has Been the Worst President in the History of the United States

Donald Trump Has Been the Worst President in the History of the United States Posted on January 8, 2021 Donald Trump has been the worst president in the history of the United States. The attack by his supporters on the Capitol was a capstone of his presidency—lawless, an attack on democracy, a U.S. counterpart of… Continue reading Donald Trump Has Been the Worst President in the History of the United States

Asking for Nuclear Disaster — NRC Considering Extending Nuclear Plant Operating Licenses to 100 Years

Asking for Nuclear Disaster — NRC Considering Extending Nuclear Plant Operating Licenses to 100 Years Posted on December 31, 2020 Nuclear power plants when they began being constructed were not seen as running for more than 40 years because of radioactivity embrittling metal parts and otherwise causing safety problems. So operating licenses were limited to… Continue reading Asking for Nuclear Disaster — NRC Considering Extending Nuclear Plant Operating Licenses to 100 Years

Nuclear-Free Earth

Nuclear-Free Earth Posted on September 22, 2020 A presentation I gave at the Long Island Earth Day 2020 Program on September 21, 2020. Nuclear-Free Earth The two gargantuan threats—the climate crisis and nuclear weapons/nuclear power. At the start of 2020, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved its Doomsday clock 100 seconds to midnight –the closest to midnight,… Continue reading Nuclear-Free Earth