Sunday, 16 June 2013
The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum
NB: As Excalibur will be on the road for the rest of this month, this blog post will cover the period from Monday 17th to the end of June.
ITEM! A senior TEPCO employee admits that he lost the confidential information of compensation claims from families made homeless after the nuclear meltdown, because he "left his bag on a train". The article does not state whether he had been out drinking with his senpai and kohai.
TEPCO loses data
ITEM! Japan's War on Dance continues, with the cops determined not just to stamp out protest, but any trace of creative self-expression whatsoever.
Crackdown on dance clubs continues
ITEM! The Feminist writer Germaine Greer once wrote that "Women have no idea how much men hate them". This article explores how much Japanese politicians hate women, and how far they will go to render them powerless.
The glass ceiling
ITEM! Nuclear protest in Japan is older than you think. This timely-reprinted article dates back to June 24th, 1988.
This day in history