International

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 ...

Why is there a high school in the United States using a mushroom cloud as its mascot?

Colonial rule tends to be thought of as an event in the past, as if it was one of the processes of history. However, the structure of coloni ...

European style multi-local living is attractive for us too

In recent years, interest in multi-local living is increasing. It is a lifestyle in which we try to enrich our lives by having multiple resi ...

Learning the history of South Korea will bring a new perspective to relations between Japan and South Korea

Since the decision by the Supreme Court of Korea in 2018 gave rise to the issue of former so-called drafted laborers, Japan and South Korea ...

“America First” will not lead to a new international economic order

Since 2018, the trade friction between the United States and China has surfaced and intensified. On the one hand, it could be said to be a r ...

Unique loose nature of Africa will be a key to African-style development

Africa is said to be a very promising area for the future, since the population is increasing across the entire continent and the productive ...

Does Japan have America’s ability to attract immigrants?

Ever since Trump’s inauguration as President of the US, his administration has taken the stance of restricting immigration. The underlying f ...

The mixed emotions of pro-Japanese Taiwan are revealed through tracing history

Taiwan is said to be the most pro-Japanese country. Perhaps because of this, there are so many Japanese tourists there. But why is Taiwan, a ...

Ancient tumuli (kofuns) in Japan registered as World Heritage sites have a uniqueness we can be proud of

In July 2019, Mozu-Furuichi Kofungun Ancient Tumulus Clusters, including “Nintoku-tenno-ryo Kofun” (Daisen Kofun), which is known as the lar ...