What wisdom is required to change the behavior that is leading to climate change?

In recent years, extreme weather events have supposedly increased owing to climate change. Since the key contributing factor is considered t ...

What we can understand from “it is natural for humans to be able to speak language”

We tend to think that Japanese grammar and English grammar are completely different, but do you know that they have common rules and regular ...

High time to review concept of multicultural coexistence in Japan

A commercial released by a sporting goods maker in November 2020 came up in discussion, as it took up the issue of racial discrimination in ...

K-POP generation bridges mutual understanding between Japan and South Korea

The fourth Korean wave, including K-pop, is said to have started a boom. On the other hand, some are concerned for the younger generation, w ...

Without trade finance, there would have been no development for risk-abundant trade

In today's increasingly globalized world, international trade has become an indispensable economic activity more than ever. Although finance ...

When you look at the pandemic in terms of human history and politics, what you se ...

It is said that it is necessary to look not only from a medical point of view but also from a social point of view in order to consider the ...

What we need to do in order to make use of unconstitutional rulings

In recent years, there has been an increasing number of cases in which courts have ruled the law unconstitutional. In other words, the laws ...

We have to learn from European experience about foreign workers’ rights

The coronavirus crisis has exposed various distortions in Japanese society. For instance, the reality of Japanese society where we rely on f ...

Local Communities in the Era of COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 has been difficult to stop. The total number of infected persons is over 150 million (at the beginning of May 2021) i ...