/ Mar 13, 2017

SDP exec dismisses three-party merger

Seiji Mataichi, secretary-general of the Social Democratic Party, is pessimistic about Liberal Party leader Ichiro Ozawa's proposal for an SDP-Liberal merger with the main opposition Democratic Party. Mataichi said in an interview that rather than a formal three-way merger, the four primary opposition parties — ...

Oct 18, 2013

Revitalizing the SDP

Under its newly elected leader, the Social Democratic Party must go beyond shouting "Protect the pacifist Constitution!" if its mission is to build a more equitable Japanese society.