Japan has kept the external appearances of social dialogue, but politicians and managers have failed to adapt institutions to the new social realities.
If voters do not wish to give the Abe administration a carte blanche to revise the Constitution, they must express their intention in this election.
Risk-averse investors who flocked to the yen in the aftermath of Brexit may want to consider a safer haven.
The prime minister recognizes the need to balance the imperatives of debt reduction and economic growth.
It was a major failure by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when Australia decided to buy its new submarines from France.