Jun 20, 2017

Fiery indictment of U.K. inequality

The tragedy at Grenfell Tower, the worst such disaster in British history, demands a reassessment of the attention given to the poorest and most vulnerable in British society — and a similar reckoning by other governments.

Jun 18, 2017

Another radiation exposure accident

A radiation exposure accident in Oarai, Ibaraki, highlights once again the lack of safety consciousness on the part of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency and its predecessor.

Jun 14, 2017

Qatar, cut off

The rift between Saudi Arabia and Qatar reflects a struggle for power and influence in the Persian Gulf region.