News From Japan

Toby Slade joined the show from Japan to discuss health and environmental fears regarding spent fuel rods in the Fukushima disaster area. The United States is worried that plooms of radioactive waste may find its way to their West Coast should the problem not be addressed.

The Nikon corporation has been forced to cancel their ‘sex-slave’ exhibition. Highly controversial, the exhibition of euphemistically dubbed ‘comfort-woman’ used by the Imperial Army during World War II, in large part of Korean origin forced into sexual slavery. Slade discusses the controversial nature of the exhibition and why it was cancelled.


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