Deaf Echo has started collecting resources, information, and tips on how to help deaf communities and deaf people in Japan. Most recently, The Nippon Foundation has set up a donations page. Please visit our continually-updated page for more information.
This Sunday is Hiroshima Day, the 61st anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and, three days later, Nagasaki. While the conventional wisdom is that the mass murder of 150,000 Japanese civilians (and U.S. prisoners of war) was absolutely necessary to end the Pacific sphere of World War II by minimizing U.S. troop casualties and forcing a quick, unconditional Japanese surrender, a thorough review of historical documents and secondary analyses [...]