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LATEST JAPAN-RELATED STORIES
Some of the most recent Japanese stories include:
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韓共催キャンドルイベント, JOINT KOREA-JAPAN CANDLE MESSAGE FOR PEACE, Japanese activist sites, Hirsohima-the story that wasn’t, Hiroshima Ex-Mayor Opposes U.S.-Japan Nuclear and Iraq Policies, Yasukuni Visits, Japanese Court Again Rejects Germ Warfare Damages, Acknowledges Crime Itself and many others. Click a story to read it and leave comments. Japanese stories go all the way back to 2002.
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Middle East in Conflict From the New Standard, including (1) Israeli Terror Compensation Rules Treat Jew’s Victims Differently, (2) Israel to Take West Bank Land for Settlement Barrier, (3) Gaza Disengagement, Resistance Continue Amid Tragic Incidents and more
Environment and Health Also from the New Standard, including (1) Anti-immigrant Propaganda Scapegoats Undocumented Californians, (2) Apparently part of the pattern recently dubbed “the greening of hate,” another group opposed to immigration has come on the scene using spurious reasoning to turn people against undocumented immigrants, (3) Gitmo Captives Say Medical Personnel Approved, Participated in Abuses and more
Introducing Radical Voice of East Asia, Arundahti Roi Essay on Tide and Ivory Snow and Empire, Seeds of Death, Tsunami in Indonesia, and Recent Stories on Tsunami, North Korea, Koizumi Era, Minamata, Toyota Suicide… all the way back to 2000. Again, you can click any story and leave a comment or post in the forum after becoming a member. And don’t forget that members may, on request, write stories for publication.
(1) Latest: Latest site-wide changes in English Also a Japanese listing.
(2) Blogging: Our blog plus best of other blogs
(3) Creative: Poetry, music, etc.Registered members can submit contributions as well.
(4) Japan News: News/Opinion
(5) World News : News/Opinion
(6) Links: Past stories of interest on Japan, Asia and the world, organizations and websites involved in social and political activism, etc. Readers can submit links too.
EXCLUSIVELY READER CONTRIBUTED SECTIONS
As noted above , we have both English Reader and Japanese Reader weblogs that are available to registered members initially via the contact page. Note that both readers and editors contribute to the Links and Creative sections.