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What March 11 Means to Me: Nuclear Power and the Sacrificial System via Japan Focus

Takahashi Tetsuya
Introduction and Translation by Norma Field, Yuki Miyamoto and Tomomi Yamaguchi

Summary
Takahashi Tetsuya, a philosophy professor at the University of Tokyo and a native of Fukushima Prefecture, has traversed the devastated region numerous times since the March 11 disaster, engaging in various kinds of activism. An introduction by the translators is followed by an English translation of Takahashi’s speech at the University of Chicago on March 10, 2012, and a postscript written by Takahashi in May 2014. Takahashi explains “nuclear-power-as-sacrificial-system” via his childhood memories in Fukushima and the People’s Tribunal against Nuclear Power Plants.

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