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Japanese voters have lost their appetite for ‘reform’ policies
As election day for the House of Councillors draws near, party leaders have been rushing around batt...
June 25, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
Education politics should consider reasons to learn English
Takao Yamamoto is a master of active learning in English. Changing students’ pair work partners like...
June 18, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
Concerned public, not gaiatsu, now drives strong security policies
Japan has been both cautious and passive about evolving its security policy for a long time. Japan h...
June 11, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
The challenge of eliminating supply-demand disparities in childcare
For working parents, child day care centers are important social infrastructure. This is also true i...
June 4, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
Is the United Nations a friend of justice or a useless bystander?
The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has once again called into question the raison d’etre of the Unite...
May 28, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
2025 Expo of future dreams faces real-world financial challenges
Many people in their 60s and older appear to have fond memories of Expo 1970 Osaka. When that exposi...
May 21, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
23-year-old LDP, Komeito partnership has come to crossroad
The relationship between the Liberal Democratic Party and its ruling coalition partner Komeito has b...
May 14, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
Kishida’s ‘realism’ foreign policy vision put to test by Russian invasion
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s foreign policy vision of “realism diplomacy for a new era” is being p...
May 7, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
Zelenskyy’s speech highlights Japan’s challenges in a changed world
On Dec. 2, 1958, in Tokyo, Philippine President Carlos P. Garcia delivered the first speech by a for...
April 25, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
Statecraft is shackled by constant election campaigning
Yomiuri Shimbun file photoPrime Minister Fumio Kishida, second from right, poses as he places a rose...
April 9, 2022 - POLITICAL PULSE
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