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A “Hydrangea Revolution” bloomed after Japan’s 2011 nuclear disaster, fueled by frustration with government secrecy and collusion with big business. Since then, young Japanese have tried to establish a new political culture, but are their efforts to normalize dissent making a political difference or just setting a new fashion trend? As the disaster’s March 11 anniversary approaches, The Stream examines Japan’s new era of activism, Tuesday at 19:30 GMT.
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