Category: Japan

Robert Hunziker: Fukushima: the World’s Never Seen Anything Like This

Nobody knows whether Fukushima morphs full meltdown into Earth, although the signposts are not good, and not only that but nobody knows what to do about it

Walden Bello: What the Class Politics of World War II Mean for Tensions in Asia Today

In the Philippines, the grandson of a despised collaborator has endorsed the remilitarization of his country’s former occupiers

Richard Falk: Jeopardizing Japanese ‘Abnormality’: Rejoining the War System

Japanese abnormality remains a most precious reality, a beacon pointing toward the kind of ‘new realism’ that the 21st century urgently requires

Robert Hunziker: The Fukushima Fix

Japan’s citizenry really should expect consolation rather than aggravation, intimidation, and terrorizing by their own government

Richard Falk: The Nuclear Challenge (6): 70 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Fukushima and Beyond

The terrifying nuclear disaster of March 11, 2011 associated with the reactor meltdowns, hydrogen explosion, and release of radioactivity at the Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex was an anguishing complement to the awful collective memories of the Japanese people arising from the atomic attacks seven decades ago. We can only wonder about the lingering effects on Read more…

Walden Bello: Class and the Politics of Memory in Post-War Asia

Perhaps the main factor explaining the different attitudes toward Japan is the class factor

Marjorie Cohn: From Japan to Vietnam, Radiation and Agent Orange Survivors Deserve Justice From the US

We must hold our leaders accountable for their crimes in Japan and Vietnam, and ensure that such atrocities never happen again

Milan Rai: The real meaning of V-J Day: still lying about Hiroshima

Despite Western propaganda, the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were not a ‘last resort’ to end the Second World War in the Pacific.

David Swanson: Hiroshima-Nagasaki: 70-Year Nuclear Explosions Not Done Yet

This August 6th and 9th millions of people will mark the 70th anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in those cities and at events around the world. Some will celebrate the recent deal in which Iran committed not to pursue nuclear weapons, and to comply with the non-proliferation treaty (NPT) and with Read more…

Gar Alperovitz: The War Was Won Before Hiroshima—And the Generals Who Dropped the Bomb Knew It

The top American military leaders who fought World War II, much to the surprise of many who are not aware of the record, were quite clear that the atomic bomb was unnecessary, that Japan was on the verge of surrender

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