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Sakamoto gently rallies the troops for No Nukes 2012 via The Japan Times

The demonstrations against the restarting of the Oi nuclear power plant held recently on Friday nights outside Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s residence are very much directed at the occupant of that abode, but they are attracting attention around the world, … Continue reading

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Japan’s New Wave of Protest Songs via The New York Times

TOKYO — Twenty-three years after the flamboyant rocker Kiyoshiro Imawano riled Japanese power companies and electronics conglomerates with a series of antinuclear songs in the wake of Chernobyl, the singer, who died in 2009, is still generating controversy. Soon after … Continue reading

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