By Julia Conley MAY 18, 2022 Despite outcry from local leaders and the Japanese public and warnings from environmental campaigners, Japan’s Nuclear Regulation Authority on Wednesday gave its approval for a plan to discharge contaminated water from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean, a move critics say will pose a major threat to marine life. After spending several months reviewing the plan announced by then-Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga’s administration last spring, the NRA said discharging more than 1.2 million tons of treated wastewater will help the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) secure space needed to decommission the plant, where three reactors melted down in March 2011 after a tsunami.… Read the rest
WHO Guidelines For Pro-Vaxxers To Argue With Vaccine Skeptics Reveal How Nervous They’re Getting You Can Say NO to Vaccine Mandates Here: http://TinyURL.com/VaccinationISViolation “Know your enemy and know yourself,” said Chinese general and Art of War author Sun-Tzu all the way back in the sixth century BCE. “If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat.… Read the rest
Women And Girls Sue In Japan Over Bad HPV Vaccine That Sickened Them: Merck And Glaxosmithkline Named As Defendants A group of 63 women and girls in Japan who claim to have been sickened after they received the human papilloma virus have filed suit there, naming the government of Japan as well as vaccine manufacturers Merck and GlaxSMithKline as defendants. The plaintiffs, who range in age from 15 to 22 filed in district courts in Okyo, Nagoya, Osaka and Fukuoka, seeking compensation of 15 million yen each.… Read the rest
Fallout From Fukushima: While U.S. Officials Twiddle Their Thumbs, Former Prime Minister Of Japan Weeps For Sickened U.S. Sailors There is something so heartbreaking and infuriating about the way we treat veterans in the U.S. We trot out patriotic performances of songs on veteran-focused holidays, we see baseball and football players in specially made uniforms with camouflage hats or red, white and blue socks.… Read the rest
Five Years After The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, A Cluster Of Babies Born With Extra Limbs, Other Severe Side Effects It’s only been five years after the Fukushima nuclear accident, but that is a lifetime in terms of the genetic damage nuclear radiation can do. For some babies and new parents among the local residents, those lifetimes may be very short, painful and tragic indeed.… Read the rest
For the Japanese one big difference in attitude is the cultural sense not so much of self-sufficiency, but rather of group reliance. As reported in The Atlantic, Dwayne Dixon, a cultural anthropologist who wrote his doctoral dissertation on Japanese youth, says that a strong sense of community is key to understanding the independence of their kids: “[Japanese] kids learn early on that, ideally, any member of the community can be called on to serve or help others,” Dixon said.
Astounding Discovery: Local Property Values Dropped After Fukushima Nuclear Disaster! We Are SOOOO Fortunate to Have Science to Guide Us! We Non Scientists Would Never Have Guessed! There is not much funny about Fukushima. Hard to find a belly laugh in radiation poisoning, lies, deceit, cancer, heart disease, diabetes, infertility, birth defects in coming years, trauma and dislocation of lives, a poisoned planet and genetic damage that will last as long as life on this planet.… Read the rest