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From Hiroshima to Fukushima: Japan Set to Declare Wide Area Uninhabitable Due to Radiation ヒロシマからフクシマ−−日本政府、放射線による居住不可能の広域設定発表へ
Aug. 22, 2011:
Greg Mitchell describes how as Japan prepares to declare a wide area surrounding the Fukushima nuclear power plant ‘uninhabitable’ a debate rages on the consequences of the earthquake tsunami and meltdown . . . and on the future of nuclear power in Japan.
Pio d'Emilia reports from the no-go zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
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Jeju: From peace island to war island 済州島−−平和の島から戦争の島へ
Aug. 14, 2011:
John Eperjesi discusses popular and literary representations of an island that both evokes South Korea's Cold War past and takes a central place in debates about current relations with North Korea, China, and the United States.
As Japanese politicians and business leaders debate a decisive move away from nuclear power, Tokyo University Prof. Mogi Gento discusses the potential economic impact of a shift to solar energy.
The Voices of Ten Million: Anti-Nuclear Petition Movement Launched in Japan 千万人の声−−反原子力陳情運動、日本で始まる
Jul. 09, 2011:
Some of Japan’s most famous public intellectuals launch an anti-nuclear petition and plan a major demonstration to mark the six month anniversary of the tsunami and the beginning of the Fukushima crisis.
Japan's Richest Man Challenges Nuclear Future 日本第一の億万長者、核の将来を問題視
Jul. 04, 2011:
Andrew DeWit introduces a Bloomberg article on Japanese billionaire Son Masayoshi's plans to replace nuclear power with solar.
Nuclear Workers and Fukushima Residents at Risk: Cancer Expert on the Fukushima Situation 原発作業員と福島住民のさらされる危険−−ガン専門家の福島観
Jul. 01, 2011:
Hokkaido Cancer Center director Nishio Masamichi, writing in Japan's preeminent business newspaper, presents a devastating critique of the Japanese government's approach to radiation and public health.
The Asahi Shimbun reports that nearly three-quarters of Japanese polled favor an immediate or gradual phase-out of atomic energy.
Okinawa’s Fukushima Connection: Nuclear Workers at Risk 沖縄の福島とのつながり−−原発作業員no
Jun. 14, 2011:
Asahi TV Okinawa reports on Okinawans working dangerous, unskilled jobs in Japan's nuclear plants.
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Alternatives to the IAEA: Greenpeace and Japanese Municipalities Measure Radiation 国際原子力機関に替わる手段−−グリーンピースと地方自治体、放射線を計量
Jun. 10, 2011:
Amid widespread skepticism concerning the International Atomic Energy Agency and Japanese government’s handling of the Fukushima crisis, Greenpeace and Japanese municipalities move to provide their own measurements of radiation and public health advice.
Songs for Fukushima 福島のための歌数曲
Jun. 02, 2011:
Folk and pop music satires spread awareness of TEPCO irresponsibility and the nature of the Fukushima crisis.