Daniel P. Aldrich, author of Site Fights: Divisive Facilities and Civil Society in Japan and the West, continues to lend his expertise to journalists as they attempt to understand and explain the ongoing disaster in Japan:
Aldrich appeared on MSNBC’s The Last Word on March 22. See video here.
At The New Republic, Aldrich wrote on the Japanese government’s role in promoting and siting commerical nuclear power plants: With a Mighty Hand: The Japanese government’s influential and manipulative role in commercial nuclear power.
Aldrich is also quoted in a March 20, 2011 New York Times article: “Too Late” for Some Tsunami Victims to Rebuild on Japanese Coast