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The Fourth Winter of Fukushima via Counterpunch

By Alexis Dudden “No, nothing. I have nothing planned for New Year’s. Nothing at all. No one is coming.” A shy, round-faced woman spat these words like darts into the protective mask she wore. Moments earlier she had been laughing … Continue reading

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‘Temporary towns’ in works for Fukushima’s displaced via The Japan Times

FUKUSHIMA — The government said it will support a “temporary town plan” drawn up by four Fukushima municipalities that were evacuated because of massive radioactive contamination caused by the prefecture’s nuclear crisis. The plan was revealed Sunday in a draft … Continue reading

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Niigata nursery school workers set up space for Fukushima parents and children via The Mainichi Daily News

KASHIWAZAKI, Niigata — Nursery school workers have set up a child welfare facility here for parents displaced by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. “I want people to come any time of the year, like a fir tree is green all year … Continue reading

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