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Nuclear Energy and Reproductive Labor – The Task of Feminism

by MARI MATSUMOTO

Photo: the cover page of “実践非暴力直接行動シリーズ3 女と反原発 – Women and Anti-nuclear Movement” (1988)
(日本語による原文は下部に掲載)

An Interview with Mari Matsumoto

(June 12, 2011 in Tokyo)

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J: The 11th of June was the global day of anti-nuke action and there was a large demonstration in Tokyo, in which we participated. Can you talk about other types of actions besides street protests?

M: First of all, keep in mind that I am not aware of all kinds of activities during the past three months. As of today it has been three months since the nuclear accident, and at this point we have a new series of action among women in more invisible fields in comparison to protests in the street and governmental buildings. We can say that this is a new movement of parents who are engaged in reproductive labor. Continue reading Nuclear Energy and Reproductive Labor – The Task of Feminism

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