View on Zencastr t's another two-fer today. We begin today by going back in time 10 years ago tomorrow! It was Sept 30, 2013 when I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Helen Caldicott, one of the world's foremost anti-nuclear voices. She's been in this fight for probably 50 years now. Then we head back a bit further. It was October 16, 2008, just weeks before the 2008 presidential elections that gave us President Obama… I was guest hosting the Thom Hartmann Show on Air America Radio and Melissa Etheridge was my guest.
Download here or click below to play, (or watch the video at the bottom of the page!) I've been out for the past week as I needed surgery on my right eye. Certainly not a fun experience, but I seem to be healing on or ahead of schedule, so that's good. I've been out for the past week as I needed surgery on my right eye. Certainly not a fun experience, but I seem to be healing on or ahead of schedule, so that's good. I still can't see well enough to read much, so today will be a [...]
Nicole talks about last night's Oscars, as the acceptance speeches were quite memorable! But she also discusses the dire danger we're in from nukes with one of the world's greatest authorities, Dr. Helen Caldicott. Julianna Forlano will join in the discussion of news vs exaggeration too, and then things get weird as Nicole notices a big disconnect on Twitter.
The headline above could refer to any of the stories we covered today. We started the show with my interview with Dr. Helen Caldicott, one of the world's loudest, most passionate voices about the dangers of nukes - both weapons and power! For decades, Dr. Caldicott has been educating the world, focusing on the grave danger posed to public health by radiation, by the contribution of nuclear power to global warming, and by the real capacity of nuclear weapons, technology, and waste, to render parts or all of the earth uninhabitable forever. At NuclearFreePlanet.org, I read Dr. Caldicott's articles about [...]