We suffer from what I call “distraction politics” where politicians, aided by docile media, pound away at certain news stories while neglecting matters of importance which could affect this country for years, even generations to come. The result is that major decisions are taken without public debate or even without the awareness of the general public. Certainly issues are not given the attention they deserve. Nuclear power, nuclear weapons, and nuclear warfare should concern us all.
We don’t have censorship, but teaching and discussion of nuclear issues in UK schools would not be given the prominence that climate change, conservation, pollution currently enjoy.
Nuclear policies are downplayed or absent from discussions at elections.
Wildlife endangered by planned nuclear power station, Sizewell C On the Suffolk coast is an exceptional wildlife habitat that is threatened by a planned new
Today (26 February 2021)the Labour party announced support for the Conservative policy of spending billions on nuclear weapons, the Trident nuclear missile. TRIDENT IS A
Sizewell C nuclear power can be stopped There remains a little time to win this important cause. The government will have to overcome challenging obstacles
Nuclear power is not an answer to climate change Compelling reasons (some given by the government itself) make nuclear power completely unacceptable. CO2 production is
Two BBC 4 programmes explore this tragedy. Hiroshima Docudrama, 10 pm Wednesday 5 August, and at 11.30 pm Living in Dread and Promise, the story
Born in 1942, I now have time to enjoy life more widely and reflect on my experience, interests, and contemporary events.