International

“Does my belly belong to society?”: politics over artificial abortion

In July 2022, in Germany, Section 219a of the Criminal Code, which prescribes the penalty against advertisement of artificial abortion (here ...

Is the power of illusion behind the frenzy of soccer!?

In the 2022 Soccer World Cup, Japan’s success in defeating strong countries sent the whole country into a frenzy. Why are we so excited to s ...

Clues for sustainable agriculture can be found in Inner Mongolia

In 2022, inflation progressed not only in Japan but also worldwide. One of the major factors was hitting crop production caused by climate c ...

What the media can do to resolve the war in Ukraine

Nowadays from Japan we are able to know about various events in the world. This is thanks to international reporting. So, what can we learn ...

Thinking anew about the rare existence of Princess Diana

In 2022, two films about Diana, former Princess of the United Kingdom, were released in succession. It has been 25 years since Princess Dian ...

Why does the British royal family continue to exist under a democratic system?

When Queen Elizabeth passed away on September 8, 2022, British people stood in a queue of 10 km or longer to bid final farewell to her durin ...

Anarchism is found in every individual

As anarchism is translated as “museifu-shugi (government-free principle),” it is seen as an extreme idea which only aims to cause confusion ...

Environmental issues are linked to issues of discrimination, inequality, and poverty

Are you familiar with the concept of "environmental justice"? This idea has not yet spread in Japan, but in the United States and Europe, it ...

What is Russian culture in the context of the invasion of Ukraine?

Since Russia launched its military invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, Western nations have imposed various forms of sanctions on Russ ...