Fearing radiation, family quits Japan

| Jun 14, 2011

Fearing radiation, family quits Japan

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The ripples from the Fukushima nuclear disaster have been felt across the globe, drawing offers of sympathy and support for Japan, provoking debates about nuclear power and its alternatives — even sparking complete rethinks of energy policy. Germany decided to shut down all its ...

Evidence for Agent Orange on Okinawa

| Apr 12, 2011

Evidence for Agent Orange on Okinawa

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In the late 1960s, James Spencer was a United States Navy longshoreman on Okinawa’s military docks. “During this time, we handled all kinds of cargo, including these barrels with orange stripes on them. When we unloaded them, they’d leak and the Agent Orange would ...