A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on September 23, 2018.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 28, 2018.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on April 8, 2018.
The Party of Hope and the Democratic Party move slowly toward a new political formation. In the long run, however, even that will likely do them little good.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported on January 25, 2018.
The achievements of Abenomics may not be all that they seem, especially in the continuing absence of a growth in productivity.
Populism can indeed win elections in Japan, but the problem is that there are so few politicians in this country who seem to have the personal political talents to tap into it.
An usually interesting gubernatorial race is shaping up in Shizuoka Prefecture, with sources confirming yesterday that opposition-supported Heita Kawakatsu will be running for a third term in office.
Host Michael Penn interviews Rob Fahey about the prospects for and the challenges ahead of the Japanese opposition parties, led by the Democratic Party.
A recent attempt by the Liberal Democratic Party to brand the Japan Communist Party as violent has sparked a new debate on the political history of Japan, but it seems to be primarily a cynical political ploy.