Opposition to submit no-confidence motion against Abe Cabinet

National / Politics Jun 22, 2019

Opposition to submit no-confidence motion against Abe Cabinet

Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan leader Yukio Edano has decided, jointly with other opposition parties, on the party's plan to submit a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet during the ongoing Diet session, informed sources said Saturday. The envisaged motion is aimed at ...

Identifying the 'liberal' in Japanese politics

National / Media | MEDIA MIX Oct 21, 2017

Identifying the 'liberal' in Japanese politics

by Philip Brasor

The current group of conservative public figures in the United States wants to return to an age when certain middle-class values were ascendant, without acknowledging that many of those values were realized because President Franklin Roosevelt implemented progressive social policies and trade unions had ...