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Nuclear: There will soon come a time when it is too late
World Telegram & Sun photo by Phil Stanziola, 1964 , ML King, cropped
In Dr. Martin Luther King’s Nobel Prize Lecture, October of 1964, he raises the alarm over nuclear weapons and the constant threat of annihilation by nuclear weapons, as an “imminent cosmic elegy“. Ignoring the nuclear threat “does not alter the nature and risks of such war“, he warns. [1] In his speech at the Riverside Church, one year before his death, he further warns that there is such a thing as “too late“. [2]

Today we stand on the threshold of too late, with regard to nuclear reactors, even more than nuclear weapons.
70 yrs is enough Campaign;  modified from USG
Nuclear reactors and the related mining, processing and waste legally leak lethal radionuclides into the environment, all of the time, even without a major accident. Many of the most dangerous, like plutonium and americium, continue to build up in…

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