The Fukushima Secrecy Syndrome – From Japan to America by Ralph Nader + Nader On The Dangers of Nuclear Power (1974)

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page
January 24, 2014

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Last month, the ruling Japanese coalition parties quickly rammed through Parliament a state secrets law. We Americans better take notice.

Under its provisions the government alone decides what are state secrets and any civil servants who divulge any “secrets” can be jailed for up to 10 years. Journalists caught in the web of this vaguely defined law can be jailed for up to 5 years.

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Fallujah: “It Wasn’t a War, it Was a Massacre” by Felicity Arbuthnot

by Felicity Arbuthnot
Writer, Dandelion Salad
London, England
January 24, 2014

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“The United States Marine Corps … its hallowed rituals, and its unbending code of honor …”  — Thomas E. Ricks; Making the Corps, 1997

As the US-unleashed Grim Reaper continues to cull Iraqis in ever rising numbers, this month of the twenty third anniversary of the 1991 US led onslaught on Iraq and just weeks away from the eleventh woeful wake for the 2003 illegal invasion, yet another atrocity in a litany of those under the illegal US-UK occupation has come to light.

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Gar Alperovitz: Nuclear Attack on Japan was Opposed by American Military Leadership

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TheRealNews·Jan 24, 2014

On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a “diplomatic” point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity.

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