Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Amerikanisches Englisch verfügbar.

Today is April 10, 2012. Exactly one year ago, something happened in Japan that would shake up its society to the core: On April 10, 2011, the biggest grassroots-demonstration since the 1970s took place in Tokyo. With more than 15,000 participants, the „Genpatsu Yamero Demo“ marked a historical turning point in Japanese postwar history.


A group called ‚Amateurs‘ revolt‘ (in Japanese: Shiroto no ran) organized this demonstration shortly after the nuclear power plant accident in Fukushima on March 11, 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

RADIOACTIVISTS auf Deutschlandtour

Veröffentlicht am 5. April 2012 von Du Fuchs in Interview, Photography

Die letzten zwei Monate verbrachten wir damit, mit dem Film RADIOACTIVISTS durch Deutschland zu touren. Es war eine tolle Zeit, und es freut uns, dass wir so viele interessante Menschen auf unserer Reise kennen lernen konnten. Unsere Tour führte uns nach Bremen, Mannheim, Darmstadt, Freiburg, Erlenbach, Hannover, Leipzig und Berlin – in kommunale Kinos, in ein Cineplex, in besetzte Häuser und alte, verlassene Fabriken. Es ist an der Zeit, euch ein paar Bilder zu zeigen: Read the rest of this entry »

Speaking about people’s movement: Jfissures & Radioactivists in New York

Veröffentlicht am 26. März 2012 von clarissaliv in Discourse

First of all, the breaking news of today:

Another reactor in Japan was shut down, leaving just one reactor -out of the 54- running. As stated in this article, the official reasons are maintenance and stress tests, but also local governments and electric companies are facing a big public opposition.

There was one panel at the Left Forum in New York City that broached the issue of this public opposition called ‚People’s Movement In the Post Fukushima Nuclear Power Catastrophe‚. Panelists were Keisuke Jinno, Yuko Tonohira as well as Sabu Kohso – the latter two are founders of jfissures.org, a bilingual blog/webpage where we found a lot of information for the preparations of RADIOACTIVISTS and also some of our interview partners (Yoshitaka Mori, Yoshihiko Ikegami, Chigaya Kinoshita. We were also invited as panelists but since we couldn’t come to New York we ended up sending a video message where we summarize our experiences with RADIOACTIVISTS.

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Leider ist der Eintrag nur auf Amerikanisches Englisch verfügbar.