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September 19, 2017

Tools for Jump-Starting CSR
Analysis of the Tokyo Foundation’s Third CSR Survey

Previous editions of the Tokyo Foundation's CSR White Paper zeroed in on two stages in the CSR process that seem ...

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September 19, 2017

August 22, 2017

Halting the Free Fall of Fukushima’s Fishing Industry

Six years after the Fukushima nuclear accident, the local fishing industry remains deeply depressed, even though Fukushima seafood is certifiably ...

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August 16, 2017

Pyongyang’s Nuclear Warheads
Pursuing Options Short of War

If Pyongyang develops nuclear missiles capable of attacking the continental United States, it would persuasively be able to deter a ...

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August 10, 2017

The Kake Gakuen Scandal in Context
The Perils of Concentrating Political Power

The Kake Gakuen scandal has contributed to a dramatic decline in popular support for the cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo ...

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August 08, 2017

Land Issues in the Era of Depopulation
An Interview with Author Shoko Yoshihara

Research fellow Shoko Yoshihara shares her insights into the escalating problem of abandoned and unclaimed land, the subject of her ...

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July 31, 2017

Writing Fiscal Responsibility into the Social Contract

As the Abe cabinet eyes corporate-level reforms to spur growth, economist Keiichiro Kobayashi suggests that the real source of Japan’s ...

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July 25, 2017

Honebuto 2017: More Empty Promises?

While Abenomics is aimed at triggering growth and distributing its benefits throughout society, people’s anxiety has only grown as Prime ...

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July 18, 2017

Tsukiji Compromise Ignores Need for Wholesale Reform

On June 20, after months of wrangling over relocation of the Tsukiji fish market, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike announced her ...

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July 11, 2017

Trump’s Paris Accord Exit Is a Rebuke to US Industry

US President Donald Trump announced in June 2017 that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, but this ...

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