Movements and Social Change

Remembering the ‘anti-nationals’ of Koodankulam: Why criminalisation of dissent has a long and tortured history

Remembering the ‘anti-nationals’ of Koodankulam: Why criminalisation of dissent has a long and tortured history

Sonali Huria | The Leaflet The frequency with which the Supreme Court of India has made pronouncements on the question of “dissent” in recent times, with the Court most recently observing that dissent is the “safety valve” of democracy, underscores the fact that the “right to dissent” in India isRead More

Hegemonic Politics in the Age of Atomic Capitalism

Hegemonic Politics in the Age of Atomic Capitalism

Hegemonic Politics in the Age of Atomic Capitalism by Yuki Natsui September 5, 2016 Originally posted on the author’s blog. Contact Dianuke.org for permission to re-publish. Pax Americana may indeed have proved illusory by its own nature, eclipsed by the aggressive interventionism of a foreign policy based on military doctrines ofRead More

Remapping Revisionism: Japan’s Nuclear Ambiguity

Remapping Revisionism: Japan’s Nuclear Ambiguity

Remapping Revisionism: Japan’s Nuclear Ambiguity by Yuki Natsui A Japanese version of this article can be found here (日本語版).  Introduction This essay provides an overview of the historical attempts to revise the Constitution of Japan (promulgated in November 1946) and the issues that have been present in the resurgent anti-war movementRead More

Fukushima farmers protests with their cows in Tokyo

Fukushima farmers protests with their cows in Tokyo

Since Tokyo won’t acknowledge what is really going on in Fukushima, farmers Masami Yoshizawa “Kibo no Bokujo” (Farm of Hope) and Naoto Matsumura “ganbaru Fukushima” took upon themselves to bring a little bit of Fukushima to Tokyo.