By Rami Abdelrahman People in parts of northern and central Sweden are still dying from cancer caused by radiation from the Chernobyl accident. And the worst could still be to come, reports Rami Abdelrahman. It is now more than two decades since the world's worst nuclear power accident, when a reactor exploded on April 26th 1986 at Chernobyl in the then-Soviet Ukraine. … [Read more...] about Swedes still dying from Chernobyl radiation
Japan Subculture Research Center "...New allegations have raised the possibility that the administration may have gone so far as to quash a rape investigation on behalf of a close friend of [Prime Minister] Abe: the dapper, hipster-bearded broadcast journalist Noriyuki Yamaguchi, who also penned two laudatory books on the prime minister... "Noriyuki Yamaguchi has … [Read more...] about Rape in Japan is a crime but justice is rarely served. A Non-Arrest & Shiori Ito’s Full Statement
Koichi Nakano, Sophia University, Tokyo - TOKYO — Last month, when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan dissolved Parliament and called a snap election for Oct. 22, he seemed to be making the decision from a position of strength. The opposition was in disarray, and his popularity ratings were picking up again, his hawkishness apparently vindicated by North Korea’s mounting … [Read more...] about The Death of Liberalism in Japan
by Valerie Wieskamp - It has become almost a requirement in American culture that people talk about “supporting our veterans”. But this is what our soldiers do-they invade, they rape, they silence. Not every soldier, of course. But militarism embraces violence, and no- our soldiers have not died defending our freedoms. They have died defending our right to go anywhere, … [Read more...] about My Lai, Sexual Assault and the Black Blouse Girl: Forty-Five Years Later, One of America’s Most Iconic Photos Hides Truth in Plain Sight
本田望 - 北朝鮮との軍事衝突の危機が高まるなか、米国のトランプ大統領は北朝鮮との交渉はむだだといい、安倍晋三首相はさらにかえって逆効果だと強く主張しています。しかしながら、彼らはその主張の実の根拠を示していないようです。 Amid rising tensions between the US and North Korea, President Donald Trump insists that negotiation with North Korea is useless, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is certain that more talk would only make things worse, but they don't offer any … [Read more...] about 本当に全面的に北朝鮮だけが悪いのか？最悪の事態は絶対に避けなくては! Are we sure it’s all North Korea’s fault? We must prevent war!