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General Election 2009

In the "watershed election" of August 30, 2009, the Democratic Party of Japan swept the Liberal Democrats from power in an unprecedented reversal. This series of articles offers analyses and opinions about the election, the problems confronting Japan today, and the policies needed to address such key issues as security, the pension system, healthcare, climate change, and civil service reform.

Who’s Who in the DPJ

Who’s Who in the DPJ

The Tokyo Foundation

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Historic Victory, Ticklish Transition

Historic Victory, Ticklish Transition

Izumi, Hiroshi (–2012)

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