Democracy Now!

The crisis in Japan has refueled the global debate about the viability of nuclear power.  Democracy Now! hosts a debate about the future of nuclear energy between British journalist George Monbiot and Dr. Helen Caldicott.

Nuclear energy remains a controversial topic in climate change discourse, as environmental activists argue how to best reduce the amount of greenhouse gases being emitted into the atmosphere — often the debate pits one non-renewable energy against another as renewable energy technology and research remains underfunded.

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The Princess of Serendip

The Princes of Serendip have delighted and perplexed audiences for many years with T. G. Vanini's forceful, quirky and moving songs.  T. G. Vanini (vocals, violin, piano) is joined by Julie Parisi Kirby (vocals, guitar).  Their website is and don't miss The 7 Deadly Plastics