Protesters gathered in the Shibuya district of Tokyo on October 2. They want McDonald’s to raise its minimum wage to 1,500 yen per hour (about US$13).
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on September 16, 2018.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on August 25, 2018.
A war on economic inequality will be a central feature of the politics of the next decade.
The Draft Resolution of the Japanese Communist Party 27th Congress contains valuable insights about how the global superpower is viewed by sections of Japanese political left.
Another look at the leader who set the stage for Donald Trump.
Host Michael Penn interviews scholar Nancy Snow about the persuasive techniques of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Host Michael Penn interviews Rob Fahey about the prospects for and the challenges ahead of the Japanese opposition parties, led by the Democratic Party.