Japan diet member Taro Yamamoto on Fukushima, war, privatization and TPP — Labor Video Project

” Japanese independent Diet member Taro Yamamoto was elected as an opposition candidate to nuclear power and against the reopening of Japan’s more than 40 plants. He became politically active in Japan after the Fukushima TEPCO nuclear plant meltdowns. In this interview he compares the Fukushima to the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombing. He also discuss the rise of militarization, the building of a US base in Okinawa and why the Japanese people are against the Trans Pacific Partnership TPP agreement along with the dangers of privatization. This interview was done 11/20/2014. ”



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