Mar 18, 2016

The growth of chauvinism

Efforts must be made to stem the rise of populist politicians, who are exacerbating anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim and anti-globalization sentiments.

Jan 29, 2016

Abe's misplaced priorities

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would be better off working on real-life problems like the stagnant economy than worrying about changing the Constitution, which has served Japan so well.

Nov 19, 2015

Japan's population problem

Japan's political and business leaders appear to be taking an ostrich-like approach to the severe demographic challenges that lie ahead.