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Conf: Fukushima: The Lessons Of Nuclear Power And The Media
Date Saturday December 03
Time 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Burk Hall 28,
San Francisco State University (1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco)
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorNo NuKE Action Committee
12/3 SFSU Conf: Fukushima: The Lessons Of Nuclear Power And The Media

We demand $ for education, never for nukes!
No Nukes Action presents
Fukushima: The Lessons Of Nuclear Power And The Media
Sat., Dec 3rd, 2011, 10 AM to 4PM - Burk Hall 28,
San Francisco State University (1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco)
$10 suggested donation (includes lunch!) - no one turned away for lack of funds
See speakers and schedule listed below

After 7 months, Japan keeps failing to stop the radioactive release. Do we want it in the US? Why Japan built 54 reactors, and we have 104 in the US? Where do we dump radioactive wastes? What do we know about this nuke-industrial complex, 
and how people fight against it in Fukushima, Pan-Asia, California and New York? This educational conference will examine the Fukushima nuclear melt-down, the role of the media in its coverage, how this crisis has affected the development of nuclear power, and the education of the public about the industry.

Guest speakers / 予定されているゲストスピーカー:
Morning session:
Anthony J. Hall / アンソニー・J・ホール氏(Globalization Studies University of Lethbridge, Canada). Author, From Hiroshima to Fukushima, 1945-2011: A Nuclear Narrative of Hubris and Tragedy, Mr. Hall describes how the US introduced nuclear power into Japan and manipulates the media message.

Steve Zeltzer / スティーブ・ゼルツァー氏(Labor Video Project). Director of the Labor Video Project and a producer and host on KPFA Radio, Steve is on the steering committee of the annual month long SF Labor Fest and is a member of the No Nukes Action Committee. He recently spent 3 weeks in Japan working on a documentary on the Fukushima nuclear disaster, and will show some of it here.

Andrew Philipps (General Manager, KPFA Radio) As a journalist with Australia Broadcasting, Phillips reported on the coverup of the radiation impacts in Hiroshima by Wilfred Bruchette, the NY Times reporter who was allowed to go there with the military on the first plane after the bombing.

Noon – 12:45 Lunch; music by Okinawan sanshin band

Afternoon session:
Barbara George / バーバラ・ジョージ氏(Women’s Energy Matters).
Barbara won the first McGlashan Award for Advocacy for Marin Clean Energy, the county-wide competitor to PG&E. WEM’s proposal to replace nuclear power in California with energy efficiency and renewable energy is currently being considered by the CA Public Utilities Commission.

Marion Pack / マリオン・パック氏 (veteran activist and organizer)
Marion is working to close San Onofre nuclear power plant with San Clemente Green and Residents Organizing for Safe Energy (R.O.S.E). As Exec. Dir. of the Orange Co. Alliance for Survival, she was a leader of the successful 10-yr. effort to close the Ward Valley Nuclear Dump. Currently she is the assistant to the Regional Director for the CA Democratic Party.

Donna Gilmore (Communications Director, SOS: San Onofre Safety)
A resident of San Clemente, Donna’s professional background is in IT, project management, and human resources. She launched a website for SOS: San Onofre Safety when she learned employees were harassed and fired for reporting unresolved safety violations at SoCalEdison’s nuclear power plant, which the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has repeatedly cited for having the worst safety culture in the US.

Seungkoo Choi / 崔勝久氏(Christian Network for Nuke-Free Earth).
An Osaka born Zainichi* Korean 
activist, Pak won an ethnic-based discrimination case against Hitachi. He participates in anti-nukes actions and community
 organizing with Citizen’s Group for New Kawasaki and will report on anti-nukes movements in Korea, Mongolia, and Japan.

Yuko Tonohira /殿平有子氏 (founder of Todos Somos Japon) A native of Hokkaido,
the Northernmost island of Japan, Yuko now resides in Brooklyn, NY. His group hosts a bilingual website Japan–Fissures in Planetary
Apparatus. He will talk about organizing anti-nuclear actions and “we being the media.”

This event is organized by No Nukes Action Committee, が組織しています。応援してくださっている他の団体は and endorsed by Nuclear Free California です。, Alameda County Peace and Freedom Party, Beyond Nuclear, Gerlind Institute for Cultural Studies, Japan Multicultural Relief Fund, KPFA, Physicians for Social Responsibility, San Francisco Peace and Freedom Party, Shut Down Indian Point, TalkNukes, Todos Somos Japon, Tri-Valley CARES, United Public Workers for Action, Veterans For Peace, and Women’s Energy Matters.

For information call (415) 282-1908 or Email 311bayarea(at) or lvpsf [at] - Our website is
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Added to the calendar on Monday Nov 28th, 2011 11:53 PM
§Radioactive smoke arises
by No NuKE Action Committee Monday Nov 28th, 2011 11:53 PM
Cesium has spread throughout Japan and the government continues to cover-up the dangers of radioactive contamination
§300,000 children reside in Fukushima
by No NuKE Action Committee Monday Nov 28th, 2011 11:53 PM
300,000 children are being contaminated in Fukushima region

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