Saturday, October 24, 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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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”