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Around the world in 8 minutes ep 7 Peoples Dispatch Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 07

In this episode we look into ongoing regime change attempts in Venezuela, anti US military protests in Japan and increasing illegal Israeli settler violence in Palestine.

Okinawa protest Japan against US base Resistance to US military bases expansion on the Japanese island of Okinawa continues

The base, hosting about 3,000 US marines, was established after the US defeated the Japanese army in the Battle of Okinawa in 1945

Ahead of Olympics, Tokyo passes law to end discrimination against LGBT communities

The law will prevent people and organizations from using public spaces to indulge in hate speech. It also mandates awareness programs

7 decades after Nagasaki, the possibility of nuclear holocaust looms large

The doomsday clock, set up by the scientists involved in the Manhattan, is now 2 minutes away from midnight that symbolizes annihilation

Japan-India military exercises a harbinger of deeper ties

The two countries are key components of US strategy in the region that seeks to counter rising Chinese influence

A glimpse of Japanese communism

Castles and palaces from the feudal Tokugawa shogunate rub shoulders with the modern steel and glass buildings of Japanese capitalism.

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