NY Times learns nothing from Chernobyl, evades reality of nuclear failure in U.S.

This is the article i wish i had written about how the NY Times completely contradicted itself in a recent pro-nuclear editorial. Thanks Michael.

GreenWorld

The New York Times somehow thinks the lesson of the Chernobyl disaster is more nuclear power in the U.S. The New York Times somehow thinks the lesson of the Chernobyl disaster is more nuclear power in the U.S.

The New York Times has done probably the best reporting on Fukushima and its aftermath of any U.S. mainstream media outlet. This piece for example, published last week, paints a clear and disturbing picture of the ongoing disruption and stress caused by the Fukushima disaster, the subsequent evacuation, and Japan’s new efforts to encourage resettlement of some contaminated areas.

“The government and the media say the radiation has been cleaned up, but it’s all lies,” said Ms. Kim, 55, who is from South Korea, and who with her Japanese husband runs a small Korean restaurant outside Miyakoji. “I want to run away, but I cannot. We have no more money.” In that one quote,  reality shows its ugly face. That quote sums up the fear, the disgust, the trauma that…

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