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New Green Party formed in Japan

New Green Party formed in Japan

Group seeks to reflect anti-nuclear, environmental, pro-democracy movements By Mike Feinstein, member, GPUS International Committee In the aftermath of the nuclear meltdown catastrophe at Fukushima, a new Green Party has arisen in Japan. Hop­ing to harness record public opposition to nuclear power, over 400 concerned Jap­anese citizens, and anti-nuclear and environmental groups gathered in Tokyo on July 28th to launch Midori no Tou (Greens Japan). The new party plans to field candidates in the Upper House (House of Council­ors) election…

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