| Jun 14, 2014

Is 'rational' Toru Hashimoto acting irrationally?

Just how little influential political or intellectual opposition in Japan is there to fundamentally conservative politics and economic theories touting the wisdom of the corporate mentality? Well consider this: Toru Hashimoto, the mayor of Osaka and co-founder of Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration ...

Hashimoto seeks Your Party tie-up

Jun 4, 2014

Hashimoto seeks Your Party tie-up

In a development that could create further tensions between the two main factions of soon to be divided Nippon Ishin no Kai (Japan Restoration Party), co-leader Toru Hashimoto and Your Party head Keiichiro Asao announced a plan to coordinate key policies with the aim ...