Alex K.T. Martin

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Episode 105: Japan's loneliness epidemic

DEEP DIVE Nov 10, 2021

Episode 105: Japan's loneliness epidemic

Surveys of the Japanese public show that 1 in 2 people in their 20s and 30s have felt lonely during the pandemic. In February this year the government created a new cabinet position to try to address the problem of loneliness, the so-called "minister for ...