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John LaForge

  • April 23, 2019

    Chernobyl’s effects

    April 26 marks the 33rd anniversary of the 1986 radiation disaster at Chernobyl reactor Number 4 in Ukraine, just north of Kiev the capital. It is...

  • August 09, 2018

    Fiction and facts

    About the US atomic destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, popular accounts still stick to the false but “greatest generation” story...

  • April 30, 2018

    Nuclear disaster

    The radiation dispersed into the environment by the three reactor meltdowns at Fukushima-Daiichi in Japan has exceeded that of the April 26, 1986...

  • April 17, 2018

    Nuclear waste

    Last month, the La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor, on the banks of the Mississippi River in Wisconsin, was found to be leaking radioactive tritium ...

  • March 13, 2018

    A human-made disaster

    “Nearly seven years after the triple reactor meltdowns, this unique nuclear crisis is still underway,” Greenpeace International’s Shaun Burnie...

  • March 09, 2018

    False alarms

    Three days after the January 13 false alarm of a North Korean nuclear attack on Hawaii, Japan’s public TV broadcaster NHK issued its own false...

  • June 23, 2017

    Poison in the air

    Three of the six reactors at Japan’s Fukushima-Daiichi complex were wrecked in March 2011 by an earthquake and tsunami. The destruction of...