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Samurai

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On November 5, 2017

OK. U.S. President Donald Trump has said Japan should have shot down the North Korean missiles that flew over the country before landing in the Pacific Ocean earlier this year, diplomatic sources have

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3/11

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On March 11, 2016
Five years today since the Fukushima earthquake and subsequent nuclear power plant disaster. Some links for this anniversary. The power plant is still leaking radioactive substances into the ocean, although obviously at far lower rates than immediately after the quake. The mixed international impact of the nuclear disaster, at Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. We […]

Setsuko Hara, RIP

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On November 25, 2015

Setsuko Hara, one of the greatest actors in film historym has died. Hara worked with most of the great Japanese directors of the postwar era, but her finest work was in the wonderful films of Yasujiro

Comfort Women

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On November 15, 2014
The level of denial in Japan over forced prostitution, rape, and colonized Korean “comfort women” in World War II is remarkable. Instead, the Japanese government’s narrative is that Japan is the victim in this story. Yeah, right. Between Germany and Japan, I know which one I’d put my money on as potentially being a threat […]

Climate

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On November 15, 2013
It should be blindingly obvious by now that no country is going to sacrifice anything meaningful, and especially economic growth, to reduce emissions enough to dent the impact of climate change. Not saying that such sacrifices would be easy or trivial. But the cost of not making those sacrifices is enormous, as the people of […]
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