His blend of Aubrey Beardsley-like eroticism with sixties psychedelia helped to establish the underground ambience…
In Japan, which has made cultural appropriation a national strategy for the last 150 years, such thinking makes no sense
With her distrust of nuclear power and support for medical marijuana, Akie Abe constituted an “intra-family opposition party.”
In the creative destruction that is supposed to characterize capitalism, destruction is always noisier and more eye-catching than creation
The lesson the North Koreans have learned is that bluster, brutality and blackmail make for a winning strategy.
“Through the seething jungles of Mindanao, across the baking emptiness of Mongolia and into the Dear Leader’s personal pleasure dome.”
Abe was treated to hugs, multiple dinner dates and a sleepover at Trump’s luxury resort in Florida. The round of golf the two men played there was highly symbolic,
He used the same hairbrush for 50 years and went to work by bus even while head of the “Keidanren” big business association
Ground-breaking film director Nagisa Oshima, peddled cockroach-repellent and air-freshener.
Populism thrives under deflationary conditions, as in Japan and Germany in 1928-33, but populism in power often brings high inflation