Kakumi Kobayashi

For Kakumi Kobayashi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Feb 17, 2016

Smithsonian internment exhibition to warn against racial profiling

Curators of an upcoming Smithsonian museum exhibition on the wartime internment of Japanese-Americans have put out a call for families to contribute artifacts for display. The National Museum of American History in Washington wants items that reveal everyday life inside the camps. A curator ...

TPP's fate rests with Japan, U.S.

Jun 27, 2015

TPP's fate rests with Japan, U.S.

The success of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement now hinges on whether Tokyo and Washington can take advantage of progress in Congress to bridge their differences on trade.

TPP clock ticks as Congress dallies on trade authority

Mar 16, 2015

TPP clock ticks as Congress dallies on trade authority

Negotiations on a contested Pacific free trade pact have apparently hit a new snag — a U.S. legislative delay in bringing forward a bill viewed as crucial to concluding the deal. Dashing earlier expectations, the U.S. Congress has yet to submit a bill that ...