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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • Nuclear crisis in Japan: The latest trust meltdown

     
    The Titanic was called unsinkable. It sank. Deep-sea oil drilling was supposed to be spill-proof. It wasn't. Nuclear power is supposed to be disaster-proof. It isn't. So much for believing the assertions of those who want us to feel risky...
  • A dean of Japanese music talks boundaries, John Cage and life with Yoko Ono

    A dean of Japanese music talks boundaries, John Cage and life with Yoko Ono
    When composer Toshi Ichiyanagi arrived at my hotel near Suntory Hall for tea, he apologized for bringing a bag of his recent CDs, since it would add weight to my luggage. He laughed when he said that in halting English. He then smiled contentedly, knowing...

    Could a nuclear crisis happen here?

    Could a nuclear crisis happen here?
    I understood the theory of what could go wrong in a nuclear power plant. Seeing it go wrong in Japan is another matter. It's also quite relevant, given plans by Progress Energy to build two more nuclear reactors on the state's west coast, about 90 miles...

    The loss of the Thresher: Why it should be remembered every year

    The loss of the Thresher: Why it should be remembered every year
    The lessons of cataclysmic events tend to be overlooked when we remember them only on major anniversaries. The sinking of the U.S. nuclear submarine Thresher is a perfect example. The Thresher went down during a trial cruise off the coast of Maine 51...

    Obama news conference registers 3.7: Japan's disaster is sad, now on gas prices (and my poll numbers)

     
    Full text and commentary as the Democrat seeks to regain control of Washington's political narrative.