This is an edited version of an address by John Pilger at the University of Sydney, entitled: A World War Has Begun
I HAVE been filming in the Marshall Islands, which lie north of Australia, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Whenever I tell people where I have been, they ask, ‘Where is that?’ If I offer a clue by referring to ‘Bikini’, they say, ‘You mean the swimsuit.’
Few seem aware that the bikini swimsuit was named to celebrate the nuclear explosions that destroyed Bikini island.
Sixty-six nuclear devices were exploded by the United States in the Marshall Islands between 1946 …read more
Source: New Age