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Provoked By Trump, The Religious Left Is Finding Its Voice

The Trump administration has inspired a new activism on the part of liberal religious groups. Like the Moral Majority of the 1980s, they fear an assault on their most basic Christian values.

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Provoked By Trump, The Religious Left Is Finding Its Voice

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An employee of Tokyo Electric Power Co. works at Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant to decontaminate the area after the 2011 nuclear meltdown. A Vietnamese laborer in Japan on a training program says he was also put to work cleaning up the site, but with inadequate gear. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images hide caption

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As Japan Tries Out Immigration, Migrant Workers Complain Of Exploitation

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