Posts Tagged: Japan
For the student of contemporary Japan, these are sad times...because of the growing sense that Japan lacks a truly responsible democratic government to address these issues, and because its people deserve better.
A State Department official resigned after describing Okinawans as "extortionists" and "lazy." Here's the story behind the story.
As Japan's government gets set to expand a nuclear evacuation area, the mayor of a city inside the radioactive zone speaks about his fears.
The Japanese NGO Peace Boat puts the humanity back into humanitarian relief operations.
In nuclear energy, as in economics and security issues, Japan has engaged in some seriously risky business.
During this ongoing nuclear disaster, Japanese leaders should do a great deal more to safeguard the children of the country.
In this crisis Japan's power generation, energy security, and energy plans have taken perhaps the most profound and protracted blow.
While the world's attention is focused on the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the construction of a new U.S. military base gathers steam in Okinawa.
The catastrophe in Japan is a signal to shift away from nuclear energy to rely more on the sun, the wind, and the tides.
The atomic bombs we dropped on Japan may have been all about Russia.