Articles by Erin O’Flaherty

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The Taboo of Radiation Exposure in Japan: The Social Effects of Fukushima
Erin O’Flaherty – Activist Post, 14 Dec 2015

Radiation is physically harmful to those who are exposed to it. However, it is also harmful on a social level. Those who become exposed to radiation form a new class within society, one that is discriminated against and even feared by many ordinary people. This has certainly been the case with the Fukushima nuclear incident.

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