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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster news and analysis from The Nation
July 29, 2021
Tokyo’s Games Are Harming the Nuclear Weapons Ban Movement
By paying lip service to the Fukushima disaster and the nuclear bombs dropped on Japan, these games are downplaying the growing danger of nuclear catastrophe.
March 24, 2021
‘Hopefully This Will All Be Over Soon’ and Other Evasions
Fukushima, Covid, rampant suicide—we’re asked to overcome, to forget, but healing requires confrontation.
March 4, 2020
The Coronavirus Exposes Why the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Should Be Canceled
The Tokyo Olympics were already unsafe. Now, they’re even more so.
July 26, 2019
In Tokyo, International Activists Demand ‘No Olympics Anywhere!’
They are raising their voices against the debt, displacement, and militarization that define the Olympic Games.
July 25, 2019
Is Fukushima Safe for the Olympics?
A recent visit suggests that the repercussions of the 2011 nuclear disaster aren’t over.
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March 9, 2018
7 Years on, Sailors Exposed to Fukushima Radiation Seek Their Day in Court
Special investigation: US military personnel are sick and dying, and want the nuclear plant’s designers and owners to take responsibility.
March 31, 2016
A High-Pressure Pipeline Next to a Nuclear Power Plant… What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
The construction of a gas pipeline within 1500 feet of Indian Point’s nuclear reactors could spell disaster for New York.
Alison Rose Levy
March 14, 2014
Disaster Militarism: Rethinking US Relief in the Asia-Pacific
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased US troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
Annie Isabel Fukushima
Foreign Policy In Focus
November 18, 2013
Are We on the Brink of a Green Revolution?
Take a look and you will see that the assorted environmental protests that have long bedeviled politicians are gaining in strength and support.
Michael T. Klare
August 19, 2013
Fukushima’s Invisible Crisis
Don’t expect coverage of Japan’s nuclear power disaster on the evening news: unlike other environmental catastrophes, Fukushima’s ongoing crisis offers little to film.