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[Column] Let’s get back to common sense

2 days ago, I had a power blackout. It was at night. It was a snowstorm outside. Lights got turned off, central heating system stopped, internet died. I didn’t have


[Column] Beyond distrust

I despair of Japan too deeply. Some people may think I’m being depressed, but actually I don’t even feel sad. I mean the Japanese government, not people. It was not


[Column] For the people who still have spirit

I haven’t met or seen any of native american living in the population center, but I heard some of them are empty. Since I came to America, I have been


[Dawn of the fascism] Noda set to call general election by end of this year (Mainichi)

<Quote> [Mainichi] [毎日]   Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is set to dissolve the powerful House of Representatives to call a general election by the end of this year, sources close


[Express] Member of Fukushima prefectural assembly “I lost my weight by 16kg from April”

Introducing important tweets as [Express] for simultaneous updates.   4月に76キロあったんだけど、7月には60キロ、夏ばてもあり今も60キロ。 — 石原信市郎さん (@kurosuke_0119) 9月 15, 2012 <Translate> (A member of Fukushima prefectural assembly) I weighed 76kg this April, but it


Reconstruction agency, “Religious faith in “Zero Bq” is causing the harmful rumor”

Reconstruction agency published the interim report on 9/28/2012. In the report, they stated like this below, ②風評被害への対策 風評被害は依然として深刻な問題である。放射線量の安全性をめぐる基準について、国際的に見て日本が格別に厳しく引き下げを行ったからといって人々の安心につながったわけではなく、スーパーや仲買人が70㏃、50㏃以下でないと取り扱わない、といった、ある種の「放射能ゼロ信仰」ともいえる風潮が生まれている。 <Translate> ② Measures for harmful rumor Harmful rumor is still a serious


[Japan Today] Noda to announce new cabinet lineup

<Quote> [Japan Today] TOKYO — Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is expected to reshuffle his cabinet on Monday afternoon, with changes aimed at cooling a raging maritime dispute with China. Commentators


Minister of Defense “Nuclear plants give us deterrent force”

  Japanese government considers owing nuclear plants gives them nuclear deterrent force. Morimoto, minister of defense attended a conference of power companies and commented like this below, 「単にエネルギーの問題だけではない」「周りの国から見て非常に大事な抑止的機能を果たしている」 <Translate> Having


JP Gov rejected issuing Nigerian doc visa to attend the int conference of nuclear held in Hiroshima

  Japanese government refused issuing a visa to an anti-nuke doctor. It is in Hiroshima. International conference of nuclear is to be held by International Physicians for the Prevention of

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Investigation committee “there is a possibility that the earthquake damaged equipment”

Following up this article..Edano, former Chief Cabinet Secretary admits he knew melt through on 3/13/2011   Nuclear accident investigation committee of the government published the final report. In the report,