I found Capt Paul Watson's commentary "The Moral Depravity of the Japanese Government" to be really interesting. It is not about waling, but rather about coverups of problems in the nuclear power industry of Japan. What happened to them is exactly what happened to us with the Gulf oil spill. We had a smaller spill and fire 10 years ago but did nothing, They had a smaller problem in June of 2010 and made no changes.
We have also been slow to learn from their mistakes and resistant to learn from our own. The whole piece is at www.seashepherd.org .