Rather than leave the interpretation of Article 9 to each administration, perhaps it should be revised so government policies could be placed under the potential constraints of judicial review.
The Takata debacle is a microcosm of all that's wrong with Japan's insular corporate culture.
Japan's mission should be to provide humanitarian solutions to the problems confronting the victims of conflicts rather than engage in war in the name of collective self-defense.
Income inequality is high in Japan, and under the Abe administration it appears to be getting worse.
It's heartening to know that the employment rate for university grads is up, but without a proper breakdown of the ...