The most-viewed Zeit Gist articles on The Japan Times Online since 2007:

1) Japanese must tap their ‘inner Israeli’ by Glenn Newman, Jan. 3, 2012

2) Lawmaker takes 9/11 doubts global by John Spiri, June 17, 2008

3) Is it all over for Nova? by Ben Stubbings, Sept. 25, 2007

4) A winter’s tale: cold homes, poor lives in wealthy Japan, by Gianni Simone, Jan. 31, ’12

5) The fatally flawed math of risking it all in Japan by Richard Cory, Nov. 3, 2009

6) Threatened Goldman Japan workers unionize by James McCrostie, Feb. 28, ’12

7) Teacher outfoxes board, exposes bid to fleece JETs by Patrick Budmar, Feb. 28, ’12

8) ‘Non-Japanese only’ Okinawa eatery turns tables by Jon Mitchell, April 6, 2010

9) New law: no dues, no visa by Jenny Uechi, July 28, 2009

10) Foreigners victims, perpetrators of sekuhara by Steve Silver, Oct. 26, 2010

11) Women, know your place by Kris Kosaka, March 31, 2009

12) Expat life in Japan: the good, the bad and the meaningful by Paul de Vries, May 26, 2009

13) Breaking the silence on burakumin by Ian Priestley, Jan. 20, 2009

14) Gaijin card’ checks spread as police deputize the nation by Debito Arudou, Nov. 13, 2007

15) Japan’s Nigerians pay price for prosperity by Dreux Richard, July 11, 2011

16) Justice stalled in brutal death of deportee by David McNeill, Nov. 1, 2011

17) ‘Fly-jin’ face fallout from decision to go by Darek Gondor, April 5, 2011

18) Rape victim fights for justice against U.S. military, Japan by David McNeill, March 3, 2009

19) Punishing foreigners, exonerating Japanese by Debito Arudou, March 24, ’09

20) Abuse, racism, lost evidence deny justice in Valentine case by Debito Arudou, Aug. 14, 2007

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