Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: Japan

The collapse of the East Asian order

With Japan and South Korea in the middle of a feud, East Asia is on the verge of a serious unraveling.

Did the US really intend to destroy the Soviet Union with...

74 years ago by the United States dropped the only two atomic bombs exploded in war on cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki....

‘Blatant disregard of international laws and treaties’: Japan resumes commercial whaling

"We see the resumption of Japan's commercial whaling as merely a continuation of the Japanese Government's blatant disregard of international laws and treaties."

Otter cafés and ‘cute pets craze’ fuel illegal trafficking in Japan...

A new documentary film has been released that shines a spotlight on the illegal trade in the Asian small-clawed otter, a species listed as vulnerable and in decline by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.

Ground zero Nagasaki

It’s essential for us to remember such grim details, not just for the sake of history, but for our future.

Tell Japan to stop commercial whaling for good

Please help us to tell Japan to rejoin the IWC and cease commercial whaling for good.

Greenpeace condemns Japan’s announcement to resume commercial whaling

“Their decision to withdraw is regrettable and Australia urges Japan to return to the Convention and Commission as a matter of priority.”

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 11

Native American tribes sue Trump over Keystone XL. Japan aims to overthrow whaling ban, and more.

73 years after US dropped atom bomb on Nagasaki, survivor warns...

In 1954, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, killing 74,000 people and forever changing the lives of those who survived the nuclear attack.

‘Earth will be annihilated:’ On 73rd anniversary of Hiroshima bombing, a...

In remembrance, we turn to the words of a Hiroshima survivor, or hibakusha.

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Biden accused of selling out rail workers by urging Congress to prevent strike

"Biden is siding with corporate rail bosses over the rank-and-file workers who voted against this agreement," said one progressive commentator after the president urged lawmakers to take action to force through a deal without paid sick leave.

Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

Inequality kills. But we can stop the killing.

So argues a gripping new book from an activist physician who’s helped divine the keys to long and healthy life.

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.