It’s not just Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Portugal, Spain and Italy. If they go under, the world banking system ends. And if Greece goes, the others will almost certainly follow. It seems completely incredible, but there is only one real solution to the crisis, which is to cancel all debt public and private, and start over on a new basis. Otherwise, we are facing a world-historical catastrophe that is going to impoverish every single human being on planet earth and leave us unable to recover for so long that civilzation itself will crumble.
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We’re prepared not only for a possible nuclear power plant meltdown of our own, but we’re also more prepared for a terrorist "dirty bomb." The amount of radiation released during the Fukushima nuclear disaster was so great that the level of atmospheric radioactive aerosols that wafted across the ocean into Washington state was 10,000 to 100,000 times greater than normal levels in the week following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that triggered the more