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The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus is a reader-supported journal. We invite your support at a time when the Asia-Pacific and our world is being turned upside down by the combination of US-China conflict in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic coinciding with economic, political, climate and nuclear crisis. We have raised more than $4,500 in our present drive. Thank you for your support. This drive will continue to August 1.

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X Poverty
The Stories Japanese Clothes Tell: Introduction
To Hell With Capitalism: Snapshots from the Crab Cannery Ship
Sawaki Kōdō, Zen and Wartime Japan: Final Pieces of the Puzzle
Vietnam: Okinawa's Forgotten War
Illusions of Self: The Life and Poetry of Ishikawa Takuboku
My Story: A Daughter Recalls the Battle of Okinawa
'Life's First Night' and the Treatment of Hansen's Disease in Japan
A Suitable Donor: Harvesting Kidneys in the Philippines
Beyond reality – or – An illusory ideal: pro-nuclear Japan’s management of migratory flows in a nuclear catastrophe ――
The Two-Sen Copper Coin
Protest Art in 1950s Japan: The Forgotten Reportage Painters
“Fieldwork” North Korea: Observations of daily life on the ground inside the country
New Lives: Some Case Studies of Minamata
“Comrade Carlos Bulosan”: U.S. State Surveillance And the Cold War Suppression of Filipino Radicals
Worker-Intellectual Unity: Suicide, trans-border sociological intervention, and the Foxconn-Apple connection
Indonesia’s Elections of 2014: Democratic Consolidation or Reversal?
Migrant Workers’ Children and China’s Future: The Educational Divide
Al-Jazeera America on the Fukushima Triple Disaster, Three Years On
The Rage of Exile: In the Wake of Fukushima
Nobody Dies in a Ghost Town: Path Dependence in Japan's 3.11 Disaster and Reconstruction
The Okinawan Diaspora in Japan at War
Mission Impossible. What Future Fukushima?
Infanticide
The politics of global production: Apple, Foxconn and China's new working class
Water, Water Everywhere: Incentives and Options at Fukushima Daiichi and Beyond
The Roadmap for Fukushima Daiichi and the Sacrifice of Japan's Clean-up Workers
Training Women for Disasters: Gender, Crisis Management (Kiki Kanri) and Post-3.11 Nationalism in Japan
U.S.-China Trade, 1971–2012: Insights into the U.S.-China Relationship
Zen Masters on the Battlefield (Part I)
“Banzai!” The Compulsory Mass Suicide of Kerama Islanders in the Battle of Okinawa
Operation Red Hat: Chemical weapons and the Pentagon smokescreen on Okinawa
Uncomfortable Questions in the Wake of Nuclear Accidents at Fukushima and Chernobyl
Abe at Ground Zero: the consequences of inaction at Fukushima Daiichi
On Uranium Art: Artist Ken + Julia Yonetani in Conversation with Asato Ikeda
Rule in the Name of Protection: The Japanese State, the Ainu and the Vocabulary of Colonialism
Straight Outta Ichimiya: The Appeal of a Rural Japanese Rapper
Mongolian Coal's Long Road to Market: China, Russia and Mongolia
Nuclear Janitors: Contract Workers at the Fukushima Reactors and Beyond
A Personal View of Volunteering in Iwate After 3. 11: In Whose Service?
It Is Not Chittagong Here – It Is Indonesia
Life-world: Beyond Fukushima and Minamata
Fractious Memories in Medoruma Shun’s Tales of War
'We were all in this together... - Challenges to and practices of cleanliness in tsunami evacuation shelters in Yamada, Iwate Prefecture, 2011
Post-Fukushima Realities and Japan’s Energy Future
“Revelations from the Sea”: An Artist’s Response to the Disasters of March 11th, 2011−− 2011.3.11
From a 'Dysfunctional Japanese-Style Industrialized Society' to an “Ordinary Nation”??
North Korea’s Partisan Family State
China’s Green Power Experiment: Whither the Environment?−−?
The NATO Afghanistan War and US-Russian Relations: Drugs, Oil, and WarNATO−−
Can Japan Respond Better to its Next Large Disaster?