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The Guardian • nuclear power

Issue #1962

Small nuclear reactors still have huge nuclear problems

Ottawa and four provinces have jumped on the small modular nuclear reactor (SMNR) bandwagon.

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Issue #1957

Iran demands international response against “nuclear terrorism”

The head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) has rejected an “act of sabotage” against the country’s nuclear site in Natanz, noting that the international community ...

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Issue #2016

The real threat of the United States’ 800 foreign bases

Under the heading “Australia Faces Massive Existential Threat from China,” Christopher Joye writes that: “The spectre of Chinese nuclear submarines, destroyers, fighters and bombers based...

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Issue #1958

Japan’s radioactive dumping ground

Ten years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan’s government prepares to release radioactive wastewater from the power plant into the Pacific Ocean.

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Issue #1954

The legacy hanging over Fukushima ten years on from disaster

Japan entered into a state of emergency when the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami swept across the country in 2011.

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Issue #2024

“AUKUS is about US imperialism”

The following is a contribution delivered by Dr Hannah Middleton to the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) International Conference held in...

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Issue #2047

“Worst deal in all history”

The recent Australia, US, and UK $368 billion deal on buying nuclear submarines has been termed by Paul Keating, a former Australian Labor prime minister,...

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Issue #1990

Australian-UK-US nuclear submarine deal exposes civilian-military links

Andy Stirling and Phil Johnstone, writing for The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, highlighted several salient points in their paper, telling us a lot about the thinking of those pushing nuclear energy.

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Issue #2062

GREEN NOTES

The Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc (TEPCO) has more than 1000 tanks of contaminated water from the cooling of reactors as it decommissions its...

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Issue #2035

DINGO

The latest cost estimate for taxpayers of Australia’s pending nuclear submarines at more than $170 billion. Don’t be surprised when Australia’s supply of weaponry to...

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Issue #2038

Surrendering sovereignty

The US-Australia Force Posture Agreement has opened the gate for the US to set up Australia as a launching pad for its next war. When...

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Child playing with war toys. Issue #2070

Nuclear subs challenge trains 10-year-old children for war

It’s time for education ministers across the country to show leadership and protect our children from vested interests and pro-war propaganda. On 19th June, the...

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Issue #1984

No to war!: nuclear is back

Imperialism and war go hand in hand.

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Issue #2049

Alliance against AUKUS

Since the Labor government of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced the funding of the $368 billion (and counting) contract to buy six nuclear submarines under...

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Nuclear-powered submarine USS OHIO at Delta Pier, Bangor, Washington. Issue #2061

Richard Marles self-regulates

It is a fundamental principle that the regulation of industries must be independent of the industries themselves. This is particularly important where products that have...

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Issue #2046

GLOBAL BRIEFS

HONDURAS: The President of Honduras has announced that the country will seek to establish diplomatic relations with mainland China instead of Taiwan. The Foreign Minister...

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Issue #2027

DINGO

Last week, “Dingo” reported on Solomon Islands PM Manasseh Sogavare’s address to the UN General Assembly, a voice of the Pacific Islands People in the...

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Issue #1985

CPA, CPB & CPUSA Trilateral Statement on AUKUS

The Communist Party of Australia, the Communist Party of Britain and the Communist Party of the USA met on 1st October to discuss the implications...

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Issue #2015

DINGO

Amid attempts to drag Australia into the nuclear cycle, news from France casts yet another pall over the non-future of nuclear fission. France gets about...

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Issue #1980

Australia’s own goal

US President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and Australia’s PM Scott Morrison lined up like three stooges in a stage-managed virtual presentation to announce the formation of yet another military alliance

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Issue #2023

Nuclear submarines = uranium mines

On 15th September 2021, the AUKUS trilateral security pact was signed between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Under the pact, the United...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2065

PEACE NOTES

The military tentacles of imperialism reach out into all parts of the globe as it struggles to maintain its domination. The Arctic is no exception....

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Issue #1980

CPA statement on the AUKUS Tripartite Agreement and nuclear-powered submarines

The Communist Party of Australia urges all its members and supporters to actively oppose the Morrison government’s decision to join the AUKUS Agreement

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Issue #2045

Outrageous assault on peace and vulnerable Australians

The naval nuclear reactors for Australia, announced today, represent one of the lowest points in Australian democracy in living memory. Unimaginable expenditure – up to...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2071

PEACE NOTES

Hannah Middleton I recently saw a commercial TV promotion showing a a nuclear-powered submarine and a reporter saying it is invisible. This is rubbish. Since...

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Issue #1981

Petition: no nuclear submarines

AUKUS and a submarine fleet shows a complete disregard for the democratic process and undermines sovereignty.

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Issue #2047

Nuclear waste in South Australia

Holding the largest single deposit of uranium anywhere in the world located at Olympic Dam, inevitably, South Australia has been set on the road to...

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Issue #2019

Dodgy Dutton continues “climate war”

With a new Labor government, Australia finally has some concrete plans for climate action (see in this issue Climate Wars). Climate change was a major...

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Placard Issue #2056

Fight Climate Change Not War speak out and march Fremantle

On Saturday 27th May, several anti-war, anti-nuclear and climate activist groups held a speak-out on the AUKUS Agreement signed in September 2021 between Australia, the...

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Issue #2038

Invitation for peace

Dear Friends We would like to invite you to take part in a short campaign intended to contribute to our efforts to oppose the Federal...

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Issue #1980

Subs, subservience and stupidity

It’s been less than a month since the US tore out of poverty-stricken Afghanistan after losing a twenty-year dirty war, with Australia dragging behind, and already they have announced a new absurd military scheme, AUKUS

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Issue #2068

Nuclear (con) fusion

It’s increasingly evident that the reason the LNP quietly introduced the AUKUS pact into Australia just prior to the nation going into an election, was...

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Underground water storage pools at Fukushima. Issue #2069

Stop releasing contaminated water into the sea

SHII Kazuo Chair of the Executive Committee of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) Press conference, August 2023 Tokyo (1) The Kishida government has decided to...

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Issue #1981

No nuclear Australia: TIME FOR ACTION!

The sudden announcement of the AUKUS (Australia-UK-US) military agreement which will bring nuclear-powered submarines to Australia has provoked worldwide and growing opposition.

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2091

PEACE NOTES

There is so much going on, militarily and commercially, in space that it is impossible to cover it all. Here are a few snippets. Bruce...

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No USA bases rally. Issue #2055

Softening Us Up

AUSTRALIA: Without much fanfare, Australians are being softened up to accept nuclear waste, nuclear power, and nuclear weapons. Not in one step of course, these...

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Issue #1979

NO to Nuclear Submarine Madness!

We condemn unreservedly the new tripartite agreement, AUKUS, between Australia, the UK, and the US and the announcement that Australia will have nuclear powered submarines.

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Issue #2072

GREEN NOTES

Anna Pha Coalition leader Peter Dutton is calling for small modular (nuclear) reactors (SMRs) to replace coal-fired power stations as they are closed. SMRs are...

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Issue #2048

Palm Sunday Peace Rally 2023 Adelaide

A gathering of dedicated peace activists met on the steps of Parliament House in North Terrace (Adelaide) in advocacy for peace which seems so fragile...

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Issue #2045

NO AUKUS

Under the appalling AUKUS plan announced by US President Biden on Tuesday (Australian time), Australia will begin hosting US nuclear-powered and armed submarines from this...

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Issue #2046

Cancel AUKUS! – NO TO WAR!

The Labor government’s decision to sign up to AUKUS is potentially the most costly and dangerous decision of any government since federation. It is not...

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Issue #2091

EDITORIAL

Opposition leader Peter Dutton has been in the news again. He says we should have nuclear to bolster our efforts to reduce carbon emissions. He’s...

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Sydney Anti-AUKUS Coalition poster –Submarine and missile. Issue #2054

Give us a Peace Budget

Decaying capitalism is turning the world upside down. Australians are sleeping in the streets and going without food and health care while half a trillion...

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Issue #2067

Stop AUKUS!

Labor’s war hawks succeeded in cementing AUKUS and the nuclear submarines and missiles that go with it in the party’s platform at its national conference...

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