Society/Life

Population Decline, a Possible Spur to Economic Growth

It is said that Japan’s population will shrink even further as the downward trend in the number of children continues. This is generally vie ...

Problem finding abilities lead to attractive manufacturing

In recent years, the media has widely publicized the weakening of international competitiveness of Japanese electronics companies and overse ...

Saving lives and Protecting livelihoods: a motivation to support each other and p ...

Whilst pressing ahead with countermeasures against a massive earthquake in the Nankai Trough or earthquakes occurring below the Tokyo capita ...

Radiation in the Air is Not Transferred to Crops! Harmful Rumors Come from Misund ...

Harmful rumors about the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in 2011 are said to still have a lasting impact. It was recen ...

Building local communities which will resolve the issue of support for the elderly

Japan is now entering the era of a super-aging society (people aged 65 and older make up 26.7% of the total population, and there are more t ...

Is it Acceptable to Lower the Maximum Age for Application of the Juvenile Act?

In response to lowering the minimum age for voting to age 18, it is now being considered to lower the maximum age to age 17 for application ...

The real problem is the intent that rejects the emperor’s will to abdicate before ...

It had been in the news that the Emperor was looking to abdicate, and finally on August 8th, the Emperor himself released a statement. Why t ...

Create an expression for informed consent

I am sure most of you feel that these days, physicians give you a longer explanation than before when you receive treatment for an illness. ...

Preventing child abuse through society-wide childrearing support

The recent case of a 7-year-old boy being left behind in the mountains as an attempt at parental discipline, who subsequently became lost an ...