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A Greenpeace report calls into question the "profitability" of nuclear energy.
Korean Americans Enter the Historical Memory Wars on Behalf of the Comfort Women コリアン系アメリカ人、従軍慰安婦に代わって歴史的記憶の戦いに参入
Jun. 17, 2012:
Japan's New York Consul General's comfort women monument protest highlights continuing contrition issues.
Japan's New Green Political Innovators Respond to Government Attempts to Restart Nuclear Power Plants 原発再起動への政府の企てに対する新しい環境保護政治革新派o
Jun. 13, 2012:
Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies chief and key Son Masayoshi ally Iida Tetsunari runs for governor of Yamaguchi Prefecture in a move that could bring the local/center divide on energy policy to a head.
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Reporters Without Borders on Discrimination Against Freelance Journalists in Japan 国境なき記者団、日本におけるフリーランス・ジャーナリストに対する差別的対応を批判
Jun. 03, 2012:
Reporters Without Borders criticizes TEPCO and the Japanese government for restricting the access of freelance journalists to Fukushima Daiichi.
The Mainichi and Asahi report on secret meetings held by Japanese officials, regulators, and nuclear businessmen. Has the closed culture of the "nuclear village" changed at all?
A Lesson from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident 福島原発事故の教訓
May. 21, 2012:
A commentary on the international implications of the Fukushima meltdowns by Yuki Tanaka and links to videos of a March 2012 symposium "Eyewitness Fukushima" that brought together eyewitnesses and Japanese and American experts.
Nadine and Thierry Ribault interview Japanese activist and "Project 47" founder Iwata Wataru. Iwata sheds light on the dangers of radiation and the poor response by the Japanese government and scientific community.