Sun sets on Japanese media freedom

Sun sets on Japanese media freedom

Conservative forces are on the rise in Japan, threatening its commitment to peace and democracy. Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons report.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016
A group of women enter the bamboo forest garden at Hokokuji Temple in Kamakura, Japan.

Forest bathing

Escaping the pressures of modern life in Japan. By Tina Burrett and Christopher Simons.

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NI 491 - Last stand - Saving the world's forests - April, 2016
Japan's drift away from pacifism

Japan's drift away from pacifism

Increased defence spending is just one sign that the country is pulling away from its pacifist moorings, writes Tina Burrett.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
Protesters at an anti-nuclear rally in Tokyo, 27 March 2011. The signs read: ‘Change energy policy’ and ‘Do not sprinkle radioactive material’.

Nuclear debate intensifies post-Fukushima

An item from the Agenda section of our magazine.

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NI 442 - Climate change denial - May, 2011
Okinawans battle to close US bases

Okinawans battle to close US bases

Okinawa currently hosts 75 per cent of US military facilities in Japan

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NI 438 - Zero carbon world - December, 2010

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
The Equality Effect July, 2017
Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Last stand - Saving the world's forests April, 2016
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Cuba October, 2014
How the war on pirates became big business September, 2013
Climate change denial May, 2011
Zero carbon world December, 2010
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