Women Rising XXII: Antinuke Activists

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With nuclear power back on the agenda, three prominent female activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life working to oppose uranium mining on indigenous land. And Alice Slater is part of a global initiative to ban nuclear weapons. On this edition, is the anti-nuclear movement on the rise?

Featuring:

Kaori Izumi, Japanese anti-nuclear activist, Winona LaDuke, Ojibwe activist, Alice Slater, Abolition2000 founder.

For More Information:
Women Rising Radio
Shut Tomari
White Earth Land Recovery Project
Honor the Earth
Abolition 2000
Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Fukushima Update
Fukushima reactor 4 requires urgent intervention; coalition calls for emergency UN action to halt catastrophic release of radiation
Japanese Fukushima Eye-Witnesses Challenge Capitol Hill Lawmakers and US Regulators to Stop Promotion of Nuclear Power
Indian Point Community Teach-in at SUNY-Purchase
Winona LaDuke on the Colbert Report
Alice Slater: Sustainable Energy Will Bring Peace on Earth, 3-21-12
The Folly of Mindless Science
Cecile Pineda Author of Devil’s Tango: How I Learned the Fukushima Step by Step

MUSIC:
Alicia Keys, “Nihon311″ (Japanese re-versioning of Empire State of Mind)
Ian Campbell Folk Group, “The Sun is Burning”
Kraftwerk, “Radio-Aktivitä”
Buffy Sainte-Marie, “Up Where We Belong”

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