Japan’s Nuclear NightmarePosted on March 18, 2011 by Tim ShorrockPart One: Japan, Democracy, and the Globalization of Nuclear Power(Updated throughout 3/20/2011)Part Two: Nuclear Gypsies (posted 3/20/2011)Update: My interview about the Japanese nuclear crisis on RT’s Alyona Show on 3/18/2011.Since I woke up last Friday, I’ve been monitoring … [Read more...] about Japan’s Nuclear Nightmare (Part 1)
Sato Eisaku’s Warning
Apr. 23, 2011: By David McNeill http://japanfocus.org/events/view/79 The worst-case scenario of Japan’s nuclear crisis, reportedly floated by Prime Minister Naoto Kan on the dark night of March 16, that much of the east of the country including Tokyo could be “wrecked” has been averted. The reality though is shocking enough. A 20km zone around the … [Read more...] about Sato Eisaku’s Warning
3/11 and Japan: A Hinge of History?
http://japanfocus.org/events/view/77 By R. Taggart Murphy “3/11” is emerging as new shorthand for The Great Eastern Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011 and its aftereffects: the tsunami that destroyed much of Japan's northeast coast, and the crippling of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant . The sobriquet has the virtue of brevity; it also, of course, calls … [Read more...] about 3/11 and Japan: A Hinge of History?
What Caused the High Cl-38 Radioactivity in the Fukushima Daiichi Reactor #1
http://www.japanfocus.org/-Arjun-Makhijani/3509What Caused the High Cl-38 Radioactivity in the Fukushima Daiichi Reactor #1?What Caused the High Cl-38 Radioactivity in the Fukushima Daiichi Reactor #1?A bilingual Japanese-English text is available here.THIS IS A PDF. You can see the content of the Japanese PDF at the bottom of this article without the photos.F. … [Read more...] about What Caused the High Cl-38 Radioactivity in the Fukushima Daiichi Reactor #1
福島発放射性物質放出監視の必要性/Fukushima Fallout Monitoring Needed
By Arjun Makhijanihttp://www.japanfocus.org/events/view/69Total releases of radioactive iodine-131 and cesium-137 from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi reactors in Japan now appear to rival Chernobyl. As a result, there is now fallout through the northern hemisphere, with hot spots appearing due to rain. For instance, rainwater in Boise, Idaho, on March 22, 2011, was … [Read more...] about 福島発放射性物質放出監視の必要性/Fukushima Fallout Monitoring Needed