Japan

12:12am

Fri May 1, 2015
Politics

Your Call: U.S.-Japan alliance; social unrest in Baltimore

On the May 1st edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to the US, and the move to seal the deal on TPP and a new military alliance. We will also discuss the ongoing social unrest in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, who died while in police custody. we’ll be joined by the Nation’s Tim Shorrock and freelance journalist Lawrence Lanahan. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Mark Hertsgaard, and You.

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Thu January 23, 2014

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Thu January 16, 2014

4:46pm

Tue November 5, 2013
Arts & Culture

Drumming to de-stress at SF Taiko Dojo

Ryan Kimura plays a one-ton Taiko drum with the San Francisco Taiko Dojo. Photo courtesy of SF Taiko Dojo.
SF Taiko Dojo

Drummer Ryan Kimura was only nine-years-old when he first discovered Taiko. When he talked about this Japanese art form to a group of high schoolers, he “told everyone to close their eyes and listen to their heartbeats. And imagine everybody’s heartbeat coming together for one huge sound. And that’s really what Taiko feels like to me.”

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12:00am

Thu August 29, 2013
Fukushima

Today on Your Call: How concerned should we be about Fukushima?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the recent leaks from the nuclear power plant at Fukushima, Japan.  It’s been over two years since the plant suffered its original damage from the earthquake and tsunami.  Now, more than 300 tons of radioactive water has leaked from the plant into the ground and ocean.  So what do we need to know?  Could the entire Pacific Ocean be at risk?  And what can we be doing to prevent this? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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