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The New York Times on Japan – Remember the trade wars of the 1980s? Neither do I.

The New York Times ran an article on Trump’s tariffs and how they relate to Japan, but it has three notable inacurracies: 1) The NY Times mentions: “the trade wars between the two countries.” What trade wars? There was the … Continue reading

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WSJ: Asia’s Promise Gives Way to Its Growing List of Troubles

The Wall Street Journal ran an essay entitled “Asia’s Promise Gives Way to Its Growing List of Troubles”. Here are a few sections (not in order) and my disagreements: Asia’s second looming problem is demographic. Japan began losing population in … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: “Japanese nuclear plant just recorded an astronomical radiation level. Should we be worried?”

The Washington Post recently printed another bad article on the cleanup efforts at the Fukushima nuclear plant site. It does correct misperceptions found in earlier articles from other news outlets but includes: “So should the people who live in Japan, … Continue reading

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