Author: Nation of Change

Over $628 Billion in Public Costs Cleaning Up Fukushima and Not Near Done

Since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster, over $628 billion has been spent in the cleanup process and the cost is continuing to climb. Radioactive decontamination, waste disposal and compensation payments are included in this price. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) is asking for more taxpayer...

Here’s proof that the economic recovery is over

Here’s proof that the economic recovery is over

The primary data point that the perennial bulls on Wall Street claim as evidence for an improving economy is the monthly jobs number. The Non-farm Payroll Report claimed that 255,000 jobs were added in July on a seasonally adjusted bases....

Legalized Murder and the Politics of Terror

Legalized Murder and the Politics of Terror

by Chris Hedges Police officers carry out random acts of legalized murder against poor people of color not because they are racist, although they may be, or even because they are rogue cops, but because impoverished urban communities have evolved...

How the Super-Rich Will Destroy Themselves

How the Super-Rich Will Destroy Themselves

Perhaps they believe that their underground survival bunkers with bullet-resistant doors and geothermal power and anti-chemical air filters and infrared surveillance devices and pepper spray detonators will sustain them for two or three generations. Perhaps they feel immune from the killings in the...