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Japan abandoning nuclear power by 2040

The global nuclear industry faces tough times - and activists feel optimistic - in light of historic news that Japan has decided to abandon nuclear power.

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In Japan, thousands protest nuclear power

This comes one year after Japan was struck by the earthquake- and tsunami-triggered Fukushima Daichi disaster.

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Japan business lobby used cash to push nuclear plants

In response to the business community's request, big political parties have promoted nuclear power generation in an attempt to receive more corporate donations.

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Japan's Communists repeatedly warned of nuclear power risks

The Japanese Communist Party has called on all successive governments to make a drastic change in the atomic energy administration and has opposed additional construction plans.

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Japanese Communists mobilize support for quake victims

Japan's Communist Party is making efforts to grasp the real on-the-ground situation of the quake and tsunami stricken areas and respond to disaster victims' demands.