Around our house there are two streams of movie selections: dark, meaningful films, preferably by “auteurs,” about people overcoming terrible odds immersed in worldly cruelty, or those that are light
Posts Tagged ‘Japan’
My long time friend and fellow craftsman suffered total loss to his home, studio, kilns, and livelihood in the great Japanese earthquake. Many people know of the suffering from the
TOKYO — Beating drums and waving flowers, protesters in Tokyo and other major cities rallied against the use of nuclear power on Saturday, three months after a devastating tsunami set
From CNN via RawStory
As roughly 450 workers remain at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, the world watches with increasing anxiety at what will become of them.
Unable to take
Another tremor in Japan’s nuclear industry; how big depends on who cares.
Given the fierce insularity of Japan’s nuclear industry, it was perhaps fitting that an outsider exposed the most serious
In another cruel joke by the gods, the only country in the world to suffer under atomic weapons now appears to be suffering under atoms intended for well being. Though
Our friends at Greenpeace are organizing vigils across the country to stand in solidarity with the people of Japan and to imagine a world free of nuclear disasters. There’s an important vigil happening
It’s time for a change of lyrics in that kids’ praise song, “J is for Jesus.” According to Rev. Franklin Graham, J is not only for Jesus, it’s for
This morning the Japan Times reports that electrical power has been restored to the number 2 reactor. No word yet on whether that electricity has found any pumps capable of
The NY Times Sunday “Week In Review” has four good pieces on the back page.
Humans have become increasingly arrogant, believing they have conquered nature. We build ever larger, ever more
We haven’t seen anything like the crisis in Japan in our life times — a triple emergency of earthquake — the largest ever recorded– tsunami and nuclear disaster. Now it
What is happening in Japan these days reduces San Francisco’s 1989 earthquake to merely a passing problem. Even the 1906 earthquake and the fire following are small compared to what