Photo Gallery: The Nuclear State
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Photo Gallery: The Nuclear State

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Japan's Nuclear Cartel Atomic Industry Too Close to Government for Comfort

After the oil crisis of the 1970s, Japan embraced atomic power with a vengeance. Since then, the ties between the government and the nuclear industry have become so intertwined that public safety is at threat. Inspections are too lax, and anyone who criticizes the status quo can find themselves out of a job.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan