Making Japan great again

The long-dominant Jiminto party’s crushing victory signals a shift back to Japan’s militaristic and authoritarian traditions, Fatima-Zohra Er-Rafia writes. On 22 October, Japan re-elected Shinzo Abe, handing the Jiminto (Liberal Democratic Party) and its junior coalition partner Komeito more than 60 per cent of the seats in Japan’s lower house of parliament. The Jiminto has … Continue reading Making Japan great again