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HAVE YOUR SAY

COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Aug 26, 2013
Of nuclear village idiots and radiation scare-mongerers: letters
Nab Tepco execs, take over the clean-up
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Dec 11, 2012
Is Shintaro Ishihara the most dangerous man in Japan? Readers discuss
Parallels with wartime general
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Nov 27, 2012
Give bright young mothers a chance to contribute to society, flourish
Re: "Labor law protects expectant and new mothers — to a point" by Hifumi Okunuki (Labor Pains, Oct. 16):
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Nov 13, 2012
There's much more to Mormonism than this
The truth of Mormon As a Mormon living in Japan, I would like to take a moment to comment on John Spiri's article "Against all odds, Mormons in Japan soldier on" (Zeit Gist, Oct. 23).
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Nov 6, 2012
Revisionists, the Senkakus and Debito: readers' views
Some readers' letters in response to Debito Arudou's Oct. 2 Just Be Cause column, "Revisionists marching Japan back to a dangerous place":
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Oct 30, 2012
Taiji hunts continue to anger, confound readers
Readers' responses received to the Sept. 11 Hotline to Nagatacho column, "Stop the annual Taiji dolphin massacre, make your children proud" by Deb Bowen-Saunders, and letters published on this subject on Oct. 9 ("Call to stop dolphin hunt in Taiji makes waves," Have Your Say):
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Oct 23, 2012
Think 'white South Africa,' not 'Black Ships'; in unions' defense
Japan must play by the rules Re: Edward Moreno's letter "Bring back the Black Ships?" (Have Your Say, Oct. 2) in response to "Our mixed-race children deserve better than this, so why bother with Japan?" by Colin P.A. Jones (Zeit Gist, Sept. 4):
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Oct 9, 2012
Call to stop dolphin hunt in Taiji makes waves
Some of the many readers' letters The Japan Times received in response to the Sept. 11 Hotline to Nagatacho column, "Stop the annual Taiji dolphin massacre, make your children proud" by Deb Bowen-Saunders:
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Oct 2, 2012
Divergent views on Debito; the fate of mixed-nationality kids
Arudou's writing still needed Most of the readers who indignantly criticize the writings of Debito Arudou seem to share the same outlook. Arudou, they say, should shut up and accept the good with the bad.
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Sep 25, 2012
Fears over Hashimoto, beefs with Berlitz story
A recipe for 'Hashism'? Re: "How did we end up here, in 'Hashimotopia,' 2022?" by Christopher Robinson and Ben Stubbings (Light Gist, Aug. 28):
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Sep 4, 2012
For nikkei, It doesn't have to be a bug's life: readers bite back
Readers' responses to Debito Arudou's last Just Be Cause column, "For nikkei immigrants in Japan, it doesn't have to be a bug's life" (Aug. 7):
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Aug 28, 2012
Paid leave, advice for foreign parents, JET's value: readers' views
Uncompetitive Japan Inc. Not being a Japanese person employed in a private Japanese company, it is hard for me to imagine the hardship experienced by the writer of the July 17 Have Your Say letter ("Working employees to death"). I can, however, say with a high degree of confidence that laws mandating...
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Aug 7, 2012
Less naming and shaming, better translations and more pragmatism, please
Readers' responses to Debito Arudou's last column, "In formulating immigration policy, no seat at the table for non-Japanese":
COMMUNITY / Issues / HAVE YOUR SAY
Jul 31, 2012
Debate rages over value of JET program, assistant language teachers
Some readers' responses to letters published in this column on July 10 ("Readers lament the ever-shrinking eikaiwa salary") regarding Patrick Budmar's July 3 Zeit Gist article, "The curious case of the eroding eikaiwa salary":
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Jul 31, 2012
Gawking children are tolerable, but adults have no excuse
Belated readers' responses to "Parents, please keep your kids away from me at feeding time" by Christy Bridgeman (Hotline to Nagatacho, May 22) and J. Bradley Bulsterbaum's letter on the subject, "Cut gaijin-gawking children some slack — it's how they learn" (Have Your Say, June 26):
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Jul 24, 2012
'Flyjin' feel vindicated, worry for those left in Japan: some readers' responses
Responses to Patrick Budmar's June 12 Zeit Gist article, " 'Flyjin' feel vindicated, worry for those left in Japan:"
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Jul 17, 2012
Employees should work toward a life of leisure, not live to work
Some readers' responses to Hifumi Okunuki's June 19 Labor Pains column, "In 'right-to-work' Japan, employees should also have the right to rest":
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Jul 10, 2012
Readers lament the ever-shrinking eikaiwa salary
Some readers' responses to "The curious case of the eroding eikaiwa salary" by Patrick Budmar (Zeit Gist, July 3):
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Jul 3, 2012
Strong winds linger from the microaggressions tempest
Readers' responses to Debito Arudou's May 1 Just Be Cause column, "Yes, I can use chopsticks: the everyday 'microaggressions' that grind us down," his followup June 5 JBC column, "Guestists, Haters, the Vested: Apologists take many forms," and Colin P.A. Jones' counterarticle, "Much ado, but microimportant"...
COMMUNITY / Voices / HAVE YOUR SAY
Jun 26, 2012
Cut gaijin-gawking children some slack — it's how they learn
Re: "Parents, please keep your kids away from me at feeding time" by Christy Bridgeman (Hotline to Nagatacho, May 22):

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