2017 Nobel prize winners celebrate with national die-in

In a grand display of how not to be like former laureates President Obama or the EU, campaigners celebrated the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) Nobel prize with gatherings in a dozen towns and cities across Britain — led by a London protest. ICAN, founded in Australia in 2007, is a coalition of

Nuclear Power At What Price?

March 11th will mark the sixth anniversary of the earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan, releasing radioactive material into the atmosphere in what was the biggest nuclear disaster since the explosion at Chernobyl twenty five years earlier. The initial earthquake caused the reactors at the plant to

May trial for Faslane lock-on five

Five activists who earlier this month blocked the main road to Faslane Naval Base — home to the Trident nuclear programme — have been charged with breach of the peace and bailed to the end of April, with a May trial date. On February 2nd the five, who are all from Faslane Peace Camp sited between the