Sunday, 12 May 2013
The Voice of Japan
PIC: Mizuho Aoki - taken in Koriyama, Fukushima prefecture.
This week's post is dedicated to Sachiko Banba, teacher and activist, who is caring for children in Fukushima and is encountering discrimination, prejudice and hostility on a daily basis.
Right-wing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reaffirmed his intention to restart and expand Japan's nuclear program and reform the pacifist Constitution.
This article examines Abe's admiration for the right-wing novelist and philosopher Yukio Mishima, the leader of an unsuccessful military coup in 1970, and the last Japanese person to commit seppuku.
The notion of beauty
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