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Shock Doctrine in Japan: Shinzo Abe’s Rightward Shift to Militarism, Secrecy in Fukushima’s Wake via Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is broadcasting from Tokyo, Japan, today in the first of three special broadcasts. At a critical time for Japan and the region, we begin our coverage looking at the country’s rightward political shift under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, … Continue reading

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[transcript] Protests Grow in Japan: “We Want to Bring Our Message to the World to Stop Nuclear Power Plants” via truthout

Recent moves by the Japanese government to restart the country’s nuclear power plant facilities have been met by growing protests “I think this is a problem of the world, not just of Japan,” Kato Kaiko told Democracy Now! at a … Continue reading

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Fukushima is an ongoing warning to the world on nuclear energy via the Guardian

The impact of nuclear disasters can last for generations. Such man-made devastation offers a lesson to all of us “I write these facts as dispassionately as I can in the hope that they will act as a warning to the … Continue reading

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Just say no to nuclear power – from Fukushima to Vermont via The Guardian

Amy Goodman Welcome to the nuclear renaissance. Entergy Corp, one of the largest nuclear-power producers in the US, issued a surprise press release Tuesday, saying it plans “to close and decommission its Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vermont. … Continue reading

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Book Excerpt: “Hiroshima Cover-up: How the War Department’s Timesman Won a Pulitzer” via Democracy Now!

As the 66th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, read a chapter of Amy and David Goodman’s book, Exception to the Rulers, to learn how how the Pulitzer Prize–winning science reporter, William L. Laurence, was on the payroll of the … Continue reading

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The Hiroshima Cover-up via Democracy Now!

A story that the U.S. government hoped would never see the light of day finally has been published, 60 years after it was spiked by military censors. The discovery of reporter George Weller’s firsthand account of conditions in post-nuclear Nagasaki … Continue reading

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“Japan’s Meltdowns Demand New No-Nukes Thinking.” via Democracy Now!

New details are emerging that indicate the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan is far worse than previously known, with three of the four affected reactors experiencing full meltdowns. Meanwhile, in the U.S., massive flooding along the Missouri River has put … Continue reading

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