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Tech & Innovation
MAR 24, 2021

Space Tourism Is around the Corner

One astronaut is doing everything she can to get Japan’s space tourism industry up and running. Here’s what Naoko Yamazaki…

Global Japan
MAR 10, 2021

The Social Contract and Erosion of Society

Why does it feel like our society is coming apart? Why is the wealth gap continuing to grow? Author and…

Global Japan
AUG 18, 2020

The Future Holds More Unemployment, and Our Only Defense Is Universal Basic Income

Coronavirus is just a preview for the effects of unemployment from automation. Only one economic mechanism can keep society from crumbling: UBI.

Global Japan
JAN 30, 2020

5 Big Takeaways from the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos

Discussions at the 2020 World Economic Forum (WEF) centered on two major topics: climate change and stakeholder capitalism.

Tech & Innovation
SEP 13, 2019

Facebook’s Libra: Virtual Currency Cure or Global Fintech Poison?

Facebook’s foray into the virtual currency market has been a topic of heated debate. But why? What makes Libra different from virtual currencies already on the market?

Global Japan
DEC 7, 2018

Tech Cold War: Opportunities and Challenges in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

One of the top risks set out for 2018 by Eurasia Group is that of a “Global Tech Cold War.”…

Global Japan
DEC 5, 2018

Preventing a Global Trade War: Is It Too Late?

Under President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy, the US has sought major trade renegotiatiations, including deals with the EU, negotiations…

Global Japan
NOV 20, 2018

Implementing Abenomics: Unfinished Business?

Within the first weeks after taking office in late 2012, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe implemented his two arrows of…

Global Japan
AUG 8, 2018

Global Market Analysis

What are the strengths of the Asian market?  How do economical systems compare in the West and East? Jesper Koll…

Global Japan
APR 17, 2018

Jesper Koll: Why You Should be Optimistic About Japan’s Economy

Jesper Koll, “Japan’s eternal optimist,” shares why he is positive on Japan’s economy in 2018. He is a member of the…