Tag Archives: Japan

Sayonara Baby – Japan

ABC Australia Journeyman Pictures If your children had been snatched by your partner and taken overseas you’d hope the authorities would do everything in their power to retrieve them. But in Japan, the law is on the side of the … Continue reading

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Catastroika

The creators of Debtocracy, a documentary with two million views broadcasted from Japan to Latin America, analyze the shifting of state assets to private hands. They travel round the world gathering data on privatization in developed countries and search for … Continue reading

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Red Cross aid hasn’t reached Japan quake victims

Source: Orlando Sentinel Japan’s Red Cross has collected more than $1 billion in the first three weeks after the massive earthquake and tsunami but has yet to distribute any funds directly to victims, prompting Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano to … Continue reading

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The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and The Media: An Interview with Professor Akira Murakami

Akira “Lazy Cat” Murakami, a professor of media at Akia University discusses the Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown and the media cover-up as well as the real concerns of the people of Japan. It was done at KPFA on 3/14/2012 by … Continue reading

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White rice increases risk of Type 2 diabetes

Stephanie Burns EurekAlert Research: White rice consumption and risk of Type 2 diabetes: A meta-analysis and systematic review. The risk of type 2 diabetes is significantly increased if white rice is eaten regularly, claims a study published today on bmj.com. … Continue reading

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Government Under Fire as Radiation Is Found in Milk, Rain

Source: The Bay Citizen Radiation from Japan rained on Berkeley during recent storms at levels that exceeded drinking water standards by 181 times and has been detected in multiple milk samples, but the U.S. government has still not published any … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Fukushima – Dr. Helen Caldicott on GRTV

James Corbett Global Research TV One year on from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan’s northeast, details continue to emerge about how the crisis was much worse than the government and TEPCO originally let on. Joining us to discuss … Continue reading

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The Fukushima story you didn’t hear on CNN

Greg Palast Greg Palast I’ve seen a lot of sick stuff in my career, but this was sick on a new level. Here was the handwritten log kept by a senior engineer at the nuclear power plant: Wiesel was very … Continue reading

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IMF to stress test Australian banks

Source: SMH Australia’s banks will endure mandatory stress tests imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to ensure they can withstand another financial crisis. The IMF has targeted the financial systems of Australia and 17 other countries to undergo rigorous … Continue reading

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FUKUSHIMA: Radioactive Houses and Roads in Japan. Radioactive Building Materials Sold to over 200 Construction Companies

Source: Global Research The Japanese government is investigating the distribution of crushed stones that may contain radioactivity from the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. It has found that concrete made of the stones has been sold to … Continue reading

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