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Ten years on, Fukushima's lessons remain unlearned

Tokyo's 'trust us' mentality shows how little has changed

| Japan
Damaged No.1 reactor building behind a paved wall at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, pictured on Mar. 1: trust us, the nuclear village lobby told us.   © Reuters

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

There is something oddly telling about Carlos Ghosn's associates being brought to justice the same week Japan commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Fukushima crisis.

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