By D. H. Garrett “The war with Japan had been enacted in the game rooms at the War College by so many people and in so many different ways that nothing that happened during the war was a surprise absolutely nothing except the kamikaze tactics toward the end of the war. We had not visualized these.” -Chester W. Nimitz- Students protesting against the Ampo treaty and … [Read more...] about On the Non-Defense of Japan: The Japan-US Treaty of Mutual Deception, Ignorance and Insecurity
Archives for December 2015
by Avi Lewis , Rajiv Sicora Commondreams.org 14 Comments (Photo: Francois Mori/AP) With a little distance from the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris, it’s clear that the meaning of the deal struck there is deeply contested. From the euphoric pronouncements of politicians like U.S. President Obama (this is “the best chance we have to save the one planet that … [Read more...] about Why Most Of What You Think You Know About The Paris Climate Deal Is Wrong: An Annotated News Story
The author of the below website has asked us to remove the image and video. While TokyoProgressive posts news and opinions from other websites under FAIR USE principles, we are complying in this case since readers can go to the site in question and make up their own minds. PLEASE SEE http://www.autoradiograph.org/en/ and Short movie2 - History and Process of … [Read more...] about Autoradiograph: a photo project to visualize radiation released from Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant.
from Common Dreams Newly released 1,700-page FBI file shows the US government 'went to lengths' to track beloved folk icon by Lauren McCauley, staff writer 13 Comments One FBI agent said Almanac Singers, which included Seeger and Woody Guthrie, "were active singing Communist songs and spreading propaganda."(Photo: D. Steinberg/AP) Beloved singer and … [Read more...] about Pete Seeger Labelled ‘Subversive’ After Speaking Out Against Plan to Deport Japanese
From Ten Thousandthings In a Dec. 17 press conference, Ambassador Kennedy first briefly mentions Okinawa at the 10m40s mark. She then talks about Okinawa again at the 23m45s mark. Around the 23m40s mark she talks about the next few years being critical and how moving Futenma is the "best plan" and "the plan we should implement as fast as possible." At 23m48s she says, … [Read more...] about ケネディ駐日米大使 会見 2015.12.17–Ambassador Kennedy: Intentional slip?