Tag: japan

Akira: A reflection on Japan’s future past

The classic 1988 film Akira was set in a dystopian Japan 2019. Now in that fateful year, Hannah Lee looks at what Akira got right, […]

Does the Japanese Constitution prohibit same-sex marriage?

Same-sex couples in Japan are suing the government, calling their inability to marry unconstitutional. Timothy Magarry looks at the Japanese constitution and it’s stance on […]

Will Abe’s ‘third arrow’ fly in the face of foreign workers?

With the world’s third largest economy suffering from labour shortages, Abenomics needs to hit its target, Andrew Thomson writes.

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US and North Korea: More in common than meets the eye

Though nuclear negotiations steal the show, the US and North Korea both have a troubling record of whisking people off the streets and out of […]