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Documentary captures anti-nuclear protest movement’s evolution via The Japan Times

In the summer of 2012, tens of thousands of people gathered around the prime minister’s office with one message — no more nuclear power. People flooded the streets of Tokyo’s Nagatacho district, chanting and holding up signs saying “No Nukes!” … Continue reading

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Documentary captures anti-nuclear protest movement’s evolution via The Japan Times

In the summer of 2012, tens of thousands of people gathered around the prime minister’s office with one message — no more nuclear power. People flooded the streets of Tokyo’s Nagatacho district, chanting and holding up signs saying “No Nukes!” … Continue reading

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Anti-nuclear protests show Japan is becoming an ordinary nation, scholar says via The Asahi Shimbun

In a country long considered lacking a culture of protest, thousands of people are gathering every Friday night in Tokyo’s Nagatacho political district to protest nuclear energy and the government’s decision to restart reactors. Eiji Oguma, a professor of historical … Continue reading

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The Hidden Face of Disaster: 3.11, the Historical Structure and Future of Japan’s Northeast via Japan Focus

Oguma Eiji Translated by Kyoko Selden A Provider of Food It is not well-known that the Tōhoku region only established its position as the nation’s rice production center after World War II. Yields of rice, a commercial crop of tropical … Continue reading

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