Daily Archives: April 20, 2016

Chernobyl, and Cesium, at 30


“April 26 is the 30th anniversary of the reactor meltdown and radiation disaster at Chernobyl in Ukraine, which brings to mind cesium. Thirty years is how long it takes for half a given amount of cesium-137”

John LaForge
Published in: Counterpunch, Sierra County Prospect, Transcend Media Service, The Reader Weekly, The News International, The Orange Leader, Gilmer Free Press
Date: April 20,21,22,23,25,27,2016
694 Words

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The Church’s Turn Toward Nonviolence


“For its first three centuries, Christianity required the practice of active nonviolence as taught by Jesus. The early Christians refused to serve the Roman Empire or kill in its wars, and so they were routinely arrested and killed…”

Rev. John Dear
Published in: Huffington Post, Counterpunch, Pace e Bene, Transcend Media Service, Pax Christi USA, The PeaceWorker, Gilmer Free Press
Date: April 20,21,25,26 July 8,2016
1394 Words

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President Obama Should Go to Hiroshima, But Not Empty-Handed


“Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent visit to Hiroshima’s ground zero, where the U.S. dropped the first atomic bomb nearly 71 years ago, was laudable. Kerry is the highest ranking U.S. official to visit Hiroshima’s Peace Park…”

Kevin Martin
Published in: Grassroots Press, Times of Earth, Counterpunch, Gilmer Free Press
Date: April 20,21,25,2016
685 Words

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