Category Archives: Nuclear Proliferation

Lawrence Solomon: The proliferation President

More and more nations are pursuing nuclear options under Obama. Continue reading

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Paying Respect to Longshoremen

(May 5, 2009) The New Brunswick longshoremen who blockaded the shipment of heavy water to Argentina’s military government thirty years ago were given a celebration at Saint John’s City Hall last week. The blockade, which led to the release of 11 trade unionists being held by the junta, is credited with loosening the military grip on the country’s political system and preventing it from bringing a nuclear reactor on line. Continue reading

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Paying Respect to Longshoremen

(May 5, 2009) The New Brunswick longshoremen who blockaded the shipment of heavy water to Argentina’s military government thirty years ago were given a celebration at Saint John’s City Hall last week. The blackade, which led to the release of 11 trade unionists being held by the junta, is credited with loosening the military grip on the country’s political system and preventing it from bringing a nuclear reactor on line. Continue reading

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You can’t have your yellowcake and hide it

(July 15, 2008) “The international trade in nuclear materials and technology is inherently and uniquely fraught with long-term hazards to world peace and security.” Continue reading

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Ontario’s Roadmap

(March 10, 2008) Energy policy isn’t just consuming U.S. lawmakers. It’s also dominating the Canadian agenda and particularly the province of Ontario. Continue reading

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How the IAEA makes nuclear proliferation worse

(December 15, 2006) What international player has been sharing nuclear technologies with Iran and North Korea for years, while receiving not punishment but encouragement from the civilized world? Continue reading

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E-dialogue on decision-making under conditions of risk and uncertainty: nuclear waste management

(February 10, 2005) “Unfortunately, in the nuclear field, ‘major international collaboration’ [towards permanent disposal of nuclear waste] usually means that Atomic Energy Canada Limited and their 13 international counterparts in most nuclear jurisdictions on the planet have agreed to something. Often, six faslehoods before breakfast, in my view. This is part of how we’ve spent $1 billion answering the wrong questions – like, ‘If you wanted to dispose of this stuff irretrievably, with no monitoring, getting assurances primarily from computer models, how best to do it?” – Norm Rubin Continue reading

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