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First Nighter: Musicals "Atomic," "The Mapmaker's Opera," "ValueVille"

David Finkle | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Atomic, at the Acorn, is the show that asks the musical question: Once the A-bomb was realized, was it wise to use it? Coming up with an answer requi...

Hiroshima Visit Brings Feelings of Guilt to American Born in Japan

James M. Clash | Posted 08.03.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

I felt slightly nauseated and, being the only American there, tremendously self-conscious. But the Japanese smiled, were incredibly polite as is their nature. I could detect no outward hostility. I smiled back, sheepishly, but I sure felt guilty inside.

Deconstructing America's Nuclear Cult

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bob Burnett

In light of the horrific Fukushima Daiichi events, it's time for Americans to be deprogrammed. It's time for us to kick our atomic-energy addiction and close all of our nuclear plants.

Nuclear Power Reactors Do Not Belong on the Surface of the Earth

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sheldon Filger

As the frightful nuclear crisis in Japan unfolds, with the ultimate outcome far from certain, a brief pause in the mad rush to pursue mass constructi...

New Mexico's (Atomic) Ground Zero

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

Trinity was the culmination of the Manhattan Project where, during World War II, some of the best scientific minds toiled to perfect a device they called "the gadget." With the force of 20,000 tons of TNT, the gadget broke windows 90 miles away

Gaza, Nukes and Globalism

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

In today's crisis-facing global economy, bribes cause nuclear weapons and guided missile technology to get loose a lot faster than cries for holy war.