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Announcing the Success of APJ’s Annual Fund-raising Campaign

Our goal: to raise $12,000 to publish the Journal and to carry out improvements in the design and functioning of our website. At a time when the international order is imploding with new conflicts erupting across the Asia-Pacific our work takes on new importance. We rely on readers, authors and supporters. Your support has allowed us to surpass $13,000 and we thank you for allowing us to continue to make the Journal freely available to all. The Asia-Pacific Journal is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. US Contributions are tax deductible. We are grateful to our supporters at all levels. If you missed the chance to contribute and wish to there's still time. By Paypal or credit card at our home page under Support Us.

 

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The Asian Super Grid
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Deeply Flawed Partnership (TPP)
To Hell With Capitalism: Snapshots from the Crab Cannery Ship
Vietnam: Okinawa's Forgotten War
Womenomics for Japan: is the Abe policy for gendered employment viable in an era of precarity?
Tokyo 1960: Days of Rage & Grief: Hamaya Hiroshi’s Photos of the Anti-Security-Treaty Protests
FEATURE
An Innocent Man: Hakamada Iwao and the Problem of Wrongful Convictions in Japan
Komatsu, Smart Construction, Creative Destruction, and Japan’s Robot Revolution 、
'Distancing Acts': Private Mercenaries and the War on Terror in American Foreign Policy
US Strategic Negligence, North Korea and the Sony Slideshow
China’s Global Dam Builder at a Crossroads
Japan’s Resilient, Decarbonizing and Democratic Smart Communities
Fifty Years of the Shinkansen
Japan's Radical Energy Technocrats: Structural Reform Through Smart Communities, the Feed-in Tariff and Japanese-Style 'Stadtwerke' (FiT)Stadtwerke ()
Undermining Nuclear Non-Proliferation: Energy and Security Politics in the Australia-India-Japan-U.S. Nuclear Nexus ···
Transforming Mongolia-Russia-China Relations: The Dushanbe Trilateral Summit
Gender Equality in Japan: The Equal Employment Opportunity Law Revisited
Jus Koseki: Household registration and Japanese citizenship
Hiroshima's Disaster, Climate Crisis, and the Future of the Resilient City
Three Cheers for Abe's High-Tech CLT Wooden Arrow: The Future of Japanese Construction
Xi Jinping Visits Seoul: The Bigger Picture
Exhibiting the Past: China’s Nanjing Massacre Memorial Museum
The Bumble Bee and the Chrysanthemum: Comparing Sweden and Japan’s Responses to Financial Crisis
The Dulles Brothers, Harry Dexter White, Alger Hiss, and the Fate of the Private Pre-War International Banking System
Limited Regular Employment and the Reform of Japan’s Division of Labor
Japan’s Energy Policy Impasse
The American Deep State, Deep Events, and Off-the-Books Financing
Japanese Government Squelching Efforts to Measure Fukushima Meltdown
Worker-Intellectual Unity: Suicide, trans-border sociological intervention, and the Foxconn-Apple connection
Indonesia’s Elections of 2014: Democratic Consolidation or Reversal?
The State, the Deep State, and the Wall Street Overworld (Updated March 13, 2014)
Mobilizing Nuclear Bias: The Fukushima Nuclear Crisis and the Politics of Uncertainty
Al-Jazeera America on the Fukushima Triple Disaster, Three Years On
Nobody Dies in a Ghost Town: Path Dependence in Japan's 3.11 Disaster and Reconstruction
Mission Impossible. What Future Fukushima?
Cover-Up: Toyota and Quality Control
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Its Critics: An introduction and a petition
The politics of global production: Apple, Foxconn and China's new working class
Water, Water Everywhere: Incentives and Options at Fukushima Daiichi and Beyond
A Suicide Survivor: the life of a Chinese migrant worker at Foxconn
The Roadmap for Fukushima Daiichi and the Sacrifice of Japan's Clean-up Workers
Green Shoot: Abenomics and the 3rd Arrow
What Role for Nuclear Power in Japan’s Future?
The Seismic Shifts Behind the Coup in Thailand
Japan's Rollout of Smart Cities: What Role for the Citizens?
Abe at Ground Zero: the consequences of inaction at Fukushima Daiichi
China-Japan Territorial Conflicts and the US-Japan-China Relations in Historical and Contemporary Perspective
Mongolian Coal's Long Road to Market: China, Russia and Mongolia
Distributed Power and Incentives in Post-Fukushima Japan
Japan: Building a Galapagos of Power?