1. The Missing Link: Explaining Low COVID-19 Mortality Rates in the Far East and Japan

    The Japanese government lacks the coercive authority to control the population or order it to act, but this has not prev…

  2. Spread of New Coronavirus Signals End of Postwar World Order

    The enormous damage wrought by the novel coronavir…

  3. No Pain, No Gain 

    Short-sighted management in politics and business …

  4. Is It “Goodnight” for Monetary Easing?

    The Bank of Japan continues to maintain extrem…

  5. Going Cashless: What Sort of Society Does Japan Want?

    Japanese consumers’ adoption of cashless payments …

  6. Reiwa: Time to Enjoy Life?

  7. Embracing An’ei

  8. Osaka’s Star Set to Rise Again

  9. Old Apartment: No Exit

  10. Loyalty Undivided