Satoshi Kamata

Born in 1938 in Aomori Prefecture, Satoshi Kamata is a writer who is known for going to the scene of issues that interest him in order to describe what is happening from an up-close perspective. His books have covered labor and social issues, such as pollution. He has been critical of nuclear power generation since the early 1970s.

The two completely opposite court rulings came down within the span of about a week. I feel the conscientiousness and anguish that Japan's justices are experiencing over nuclear power.

Ra Mason
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The Asahi Shimbun’s extraordinary and groundbreaking case study analysis of media influence in Japan was expertly translated into English by Barack Kushner earlier this year.
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Why are Japanese universities not regarded as among the best in the world?
Last year, the Japanese government announced a project that's curiously reminiscent of the halcyon days of the 1970s and 1980s MITI (Ministry of International Trade and Industry) economic central planning.
From protesting the Vietnam War to opposing nuclear power

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