Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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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‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

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House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”