Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Talk Nation Radio: The Need to Ban Nuclear Weapons and Energy

Talk Nation Radio: The Need to Ban Nuclear Weapons and Energy
This Week on Talk Nation Radio, we speak with two of the key people behind Beyond Nuclear International, which you can find at
Linda Pentz Gunter and Cindy Folkers
Linda Pentz Gunter founded Beyond Nuclear in 2007 and serves as its international specialist as well as its media and development director. Prior to her work in anti-nuclear advocacy, she was a journalist for 20 years in print and broadcast, working for USA Network, Reuters, The Times (UK), and other US and international outlets. Beyond Nuclear works to support grassroots, national and international efforts to phase out nuclear power in favor of safer renewable energy choices. It also draws attention to the perpetual link between nuclear power and the pathway to nuclear weapons and advocates for a global nuclear weapons ban.
Cindy Folkers studies radiation impacts on health, with particular focus on women, children, and pregnancy. She monitors and encourages community engagement with Congress and national scientific panels on radiation issues, and advocates for community-based action that informs individuals on contamination levels and risk. Cindy also handles the administrative operations of Beyond Nuclear.
Total run time: 29:00
Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.
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David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is executive director of and campaign coordinator for Swanson's books include War Is A Lie. He blogs at and He hosts Talk Nation Radio. He is a 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee.
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