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Peter Tasker

What Can Abe Teach Europe?

This goes a long way to explaining the remarkable fall in the suicide rate over the past several years, which has reversed nearly all of the sharp increase of the late 1990s….

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Peter Tasker

Abe Gets His Ya-Ya’s Out

The LDP, like the Rolling Stones, is a dinosaur outfit. Both lack the energy levels of their nineteen sixties heyday , but still manage to wipe the floor……

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Peter Tasker

Sayonara, Mr. Bond

They walk in cool and confident, armed with their PowerPoint presentations. They leave town horizontal, soaked in red ink….

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Peter Tasker

After The Quake – Too Much Love

Disaster reveals national character in the starkest possible way. Japan’s response to the unprecedented triple blow of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown has demonstrated both its strengths…

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Peter Tasker

The Japanese Debt Disaster Movie

S&P’s downgrade of Japan’s credit-rating raises a disturbing prospect. Is this stage two of the global credit crisis, featuring chain of sovereign defaults amongst the largest economies? …