Tag Archives: Japan

Japanese Unions: Average or Exceptional?

How does Japan compare to the leading economies for unionization levels?

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East Asia’s Challenge: Resisting Hyper-Nationalism, Not Globalization

Overcoming nationalistic barriers is more urgent than ever for pro-Western Asian countries.

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Voter Turnout in Korea Vs Japan

Similar voting systems yield very different participation rates.

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Japan Loves Hitler

In its shameless pursuit of Japanese suprematism, the Abe government declares Hitler’s racist diatribe as apt literature for schoolchildren.

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Japan and Trump Trade Policy

How will the Trump Administration shift economic and security ties with Japan?

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Asia on the Brink of (Trade) War?

Following the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP, the Asia-Pacific region faces a lot of internal divisions over trade strategies.

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When Japan Attacked Globalism

In a curious role reversal, it was a Japanese Prime Minister who stole the march on Trump and his anti-globalism chants.

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Japan & Trump: Now What?

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Despite Trump in the White House, Japan aims to get the TPP anyway and keep U.S. troops in the country too. Is that realistic?

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Japan’s Emperor, the Revolutionary

How the constitutional monarch may be able to set the tone for social change in Japan.

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Japan’s Abe Closer to His Dream

Can Japan financially afford to be the muscular regional leader that Abe and the ruling LDP want it to be?

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