Sep 2, 2016

DP's leadership race begins

The Democratic Party needs to choose a leader capable of transforming the party into contender capable of taking over the reins of government.

Mar 16, 2016

More than a new name is needed

Without a common policy platform that can provide voters with a genuine alternative to the ruling coalition, the new leading opposition party's future won't be bright.

Jan 28, 2016

The lethargic opposition

To avoid another blowout defeat at the hands of the LDP-Komeito alliance, the opposition parties must increase their cooperation and present voters with an alternative vision.

Jan 25, 2016

Japan without ambition

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The parochialism of Japan's ruling caste blinds it from seeing how the rest of the world is adapting. Therefore, unless a great leader shows up, Japan will require a massive shock to awake from its slumber.