Category: Japan

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Richard Falk: If Obama Visits Hiroshima

There are mounting hopes that Barack Obama will use the occasion of the Group of 7 meeting in Japan next month to visit Hiroshima, and become the first American president to do so. It is remarkable that it required a wait of over 60 years until John Kerry became the first high American official to Read more…

Koide Hiroaki: “The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster is a Serious Crime”

Interview with an influential voice and a central figure in the anti-nuclear movement since the nuclear meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi of March 11, 2011

Robert Hunziker: Fukushima Radiation: a Killer

People in the streets and on the ground in Japan tell a different story about the risks of radiation. They talk about illnesses and death

Linda Pentz Gunter: No Bliss in this Ignorance

The great Fukushima nuclear cover-up

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Jack Rasmus: Japan’s 5th Recession in 7 Years; Who’s Next?

Emerging Market Economies To Slow Further in 2016

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Kathy Kelly: Japan’s Right to Renounce War

While the U.S. Defense Secretary chides China for engaging in land reclamation in the South China Sea, the U.S. presses Japan to abandon its pacifist constitution

Maya Evans: Henoko Takes on U.S. Imperialism

Around one hundred and fifty Japanese protesters gathered to stop construction trucks from entering the U.S. base ‘Camp Schwab’

Robert Hunziker: Fukushima Gets A Lot Uglier

Four years of experience with Fukushima provides considerable evidence that splitting atoms to boil water is outright unmitigated madness

Aaron Tovish: The Okinawa missiles of October

At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Air Force crews on Okinawa were ordered to launch 32 missiles, each carrying a large nuclear warhead

Maya Evans: Henoko takes on U.S. Imperialism

The overwhelming feeling of the local people is that the Government on the mainland is willing to sacrifice the wishes of Okinawans in order to pursue its military defense measures against China

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