Thursday, April 28, 2011

Helen Caldicott joins the KB show today, 6 pm Central!

No Lies Radio special broadcast! Thursday, April 28th, 4-5 p.m. Pacific (7-8 pm Eastern) on http://NoLiesRadio.org, to be archived here a few hours after broadcast...

Legendary anti-nuclear activist Helen Caldicott, MD is an inspiration to all of us who speak truth to power - and refuse to back down. Today, the Fukushima disaster is making Dr. Caldicott's warnings about the dangers of nuclear technology look prescient, even to many former skeptics.

Helen Caldicott has had a significant influence on my life. While taking international relations classes at the University of Wisconsin in the late 1970s I learned that the US and USSR had stockpiled thousands of nuclear weapons and put them on hair-trigger alert - and that experts like my (conservative Catholic) professor John Armstrong thought the chances of nuclear war between the superpowers in the foreseeable future were about 50/50. After studying in excruciating detail what a nuclear world war would entail, I concluded that Helen Caldicott was pretty much the only sane person on the planet. This led me to spend a year as a full-time anti-nuclear activist with the group SANE/Freeze.

Today, it is increasingly obvious that the dominant paradigm is literally insane. We are governed by psychopaths, and those who dare breathe a word of truth are pariahs. Helen Caldicott, who has made a career over many decades of passionately telling the unvarnished truth and letting the chips fall where they may, is a first-class inspiration, role model, and guide to the kind of changes we need to make if humanity is to have a future.

5 comments:

  1. Hi Kevin

    I have been a follower of your show for a year now. I enjoy listening to your insightful, informative and inspirational shows while out for my daily jogs.

    Although the day you decided to drink coffee and raw eggs left me in stiches, LITERALLY!!

    Take care
    Lola from Canada

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  2. Yikes! Sorry! Hope you're okay! I guess you shouldn't go jogging while listening to people talking about drinking coffee and raw eggs.

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  3. Hi Kevin,

    I just thought I'd let you know that you have managed a wonderful coup with getting Helen Caldicott on your show.

    In March 2008 the 911 truth conference in Sydney invited Helen to speak about Nuclear issues and she cancelled at the last minute because she had been told that 911 truthers are all anti-Semites.
    She balked at the risk of loosing her credibility and rightfully so and withdrew. So for her to come, of all people, on your show just shows how far we have come as a movement in my humble opinion.

    Congratulations!!!

    Evelien Gilbert

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  4. Thanks, Evelien!

    And congratulations to you and the down-under movement for making it possible.

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  5. Kevin-I've enjoyed your work and courage in dealing with the 911 issue for a long time now. You've had many great interviews, but for me, none as incredible and inspiring as this one with Helen Caldicott.
    Your gentle, persistence dealing with 911 was well.....awesome.
    Best regards,
    F. Stiles

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