We Almost Lost Detroit, Still Could Lose Japan

You'd never know that the crisis at the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant is at a critical point if you only paid attention to the mainstream corporate media.  They're not reporting the massive story about how TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company) will, sometime in the next 60 days, begin the process of trying to remove more than 1300 spent fuel rods from a badly damaged pool perched 100 feet in the air. If you're not up on nuclear power plants, you might not know why this is such a big story. Gaius Publius, who joined me on the show this [...]