by

Peter Tasker

Going Back To Tohoku

I scan my memory, jumbled and blurred by hangover, jetlag, lifelag. Got it – he’s a media figure, fronts up current…

High Noon for Haruhiko Kuroda

Central bankers need the intellectual courage to face down hostile forces, just as Gary Cooper’s sheriff took on the gunslingers…

We Are All Japanese Now

Google has a market capitalization of $380 billion and employs 40,000 people. Toyota is worth $32 billion and employs 340,000….

The Last Virgin Flies Out Of Tokyo

Don’t tell me defaulting, depopulating Detroit is more “globally critical” than Tokyo, comfortably the largest city in the world…

The World is not Flat

Even in a wealthy G8 country the primitive urges of the limbic brain are a match for cold economic calculations…