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The Japanese Nuclear Radiation Authority, which usually whitewashes the threat of nuclear energy, described the leaking water as a “worst-case scenario."
Recently in East Asia, political tension regarding the territorial sovereignty over Dokto Island (Takeshima in Japanese) and also the Diaoyu Islands (Senkaku Islands in Japanese) has grown.
On Oct. 16, two U.S. sailors raped a woman in Okinawa. WORD condemns this act of violence and demands justice for the victim and all victims of rape by the U.S. military.
Why are there no sanctions against the U.S.? Why are no U.S. leaders—past or present—currently occupying prison cells or awaiting trial?
News about the nuclear disaster at Fukushima may have disappeared from the corporate media, but the crisis is far from over.
Although the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima power plant is no longer front page news, facts on the ground reveal an expanding crisis.
The Japanese government has made its first official estimate of the extent of the cleanup operation the country faces six months after the start of the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
While it has all but vanished from the mainstream press, the nuclear crisis in Japan has escalated.
Several thousand people gathered in Tokyo on May 7 to protest against nuclear energy as anger grows following the ongoing disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant.
Capitalism 101 in a nutshell: Cheaper design plus increased danger plus lax regulatory oversight equals higher profits.