[ RadSafe ] Fwd: [New post] Mothers are turning out to be a threat to the nuclear industry’s future

Roger Helbig rwhelbig at gmail.com
Thu Dec 22 04:02:57 CST 2011

Too bad that they do not comment upon the amount of disinformation
that has been bombarding these mothers to make them fear for their
children.  Should false and misleading information win the day?  I
certainly hope not, but there is a need to educate and to educate more
effectively using all of the new media and aiming at the general
public, not just the scientifically literate.

Roger Helbig

Anyone who would like to comment directly to Ms Macpherson, her e-mail
is christinamacpherson at gmail.com - perhaps she can be educated, but I
have my doubts since she is a very dedicated anti-nuke and does not
welcome facts that oppose her viewpoint

Mothers are turning out to be a threat to the nuclear industry’s future

by Christina MacPherson
The leadership of women in civic movements is also unprecedented.
Mothers have been leading the demonstrations, with many of them coming
out for the first time to gain sympathy and support for their campaign
to prevent exposing children to the dangers of radiation…..
Parliamentarian Mizuho Fukushima, one of Japan’s leading female
politicians and an active participant in the anti-nuclear
demonstrations, told IPS that the protests against nuclear power are
not going to die down.

Mothers Rise Against Nuclear Power , IPS News, By Suvendrini Kakuchi
TOKYO, Dec 22, 2011  - Japan’s nuclear power industry, which once
ignored opposition, now finds its existence threatened by women
angered by official opaqueness on radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi
nuclear plant after it was struck by an earthquake- driven tsunami on
Mar. 11.

“Mothers are at the forefront of various grassroots movements that are
working together to stop the operation of all nuclear plants in Japan
from 2012,” Aileen Miyoko Smith, head of Green Action, a non-
governmental organisation (NGO) that promotes renewable energy told
IPS. Read more of this post

Christina MacPherson | December 22, 2011 at 9:31 am | Categories:
Japan, women | URL: http://wp.me/phgse-5mp

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