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Shaun O'dwyer

For Shaun O'dwyer's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Dec 7, 2014

Remembrance that stifles

Victim and revisionist nationalisms about the past in East Asia block the way to greater regional integration.

Aug 18, 2014

A rational conversation on whaling

On both sides of the Japanese whaling debate, there is a pressing need for critical reflection on the logic used and the realities presumed.

Jun 3, 2014

The Tank Man's defiance

Chinese Communist authorities largely spared the student protesters of Tiananmen Square 25 years ago, though many leaders went to prison. It was ordinary citizens like the famous man who stood down the tank — along the streets to the square — who suffered the ...