Wakeup call for Japan’s politicians

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    Christopher Hobson

    The 11 March 2011 “triple disaster” caused by the massive earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear accident at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant was a huge shock for Japanese society. UNU-IAS visiting research fellow Dr. Christopher Hobson considers the implications for the country’s politicians and civil society in this opinion piece originally published in the Japan Times.