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Como la bandera de Japón

Se acabó. No hay forma de competir. Años de esfuerzo y de aprendizaje en las mejores escuelas del trinque y el mamoneo y van los japoneses y, hasta en eso, nos tienen que ganar. 552 more words

Política

"Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe" edited by Helen Caldicott

Throughout these articles, drawn from a 2013 symposium organized by the editor, scientists and activists repeat key points with passion and rigor:

1) “Considering the risk of losing half our land and evacuating half our population,” writes Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan during the March 2011 disasters, “my conclusion is that not having nuclear power plants is the safest energy policy.” Kan’s fellow contributors add that the risks of a meltdown, as well as the difficulty of storing nuclear waste, make the technology unsafe. 217 more words

Japanese women ministers sacked for being not extreme right enough

This video is about the extreme right in Japan.

BBC correspondent in Japan Mariko Oi writes:

Japanese people often fail to understand why neighbouring countries harbour a grudge over…

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The Resignation of Two Ministers Spells Trouble for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

It must have seemed like a good idea at the time.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed five women to his Cabinet last month in a major shakeup designed to show support for female empowerment and help smooth the way for an unpopular political agenda. 847 more words

Japan Denied Revision of UN Comfort Women Report

According to a statement by government spokesman Yoshihide Suga on Thursday, the Japanese government asked the United Nations to partially retract an old United Nations report detailing abuses against Korean and other women who were forced to work as “comfort women” during the Second World War. 492 more words

Comfort Women

The recent market sell-off

Since September, markets have been digesting troves of information which suggest that the global economic recovery is not losing steam. Chinese data was soft showing weak increases in economic output and… 518 more words

Economics