There is nothing comfortable about rape. It is not easy to talk about it, read about it, or remember. Perhaps that is why many still refer to hundreds of thousands of women brutalized under Japanese occupation in World War II as “comfort women” – a
In much of the world, the political current has changed course from globalization towards nationalism. While military spending and sharp upticks in nationalism are not always entirely related, one often follows the other.
The president of the United States, Donald Trump, ran on a campaign of,
On December 7th, 1941, 353 Imperial Japanese planes appeared across the early morning skies of Hawaii. By the end of the day, 2,403 Americans perished with a thousand more wounded and almost all present military assets at Naval Station Pearl Harbor shattered. Caught unsuspecting on
On August 30, 2015, tens of thousands of Japanese citizens, young and old alike, gathered in front of the Diet in Tokyo. Holding signs reading “No War,” some protesters even demanded the prime minister’s resignation, likening him to Adolf Hitler. Japan has not seen demonstrations