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Europeans back Obama, Asians like McCain

Could Europe be categorized as a U.S. Democratic Party “blue state” and Asia, a Republican Party “red state”? American presidential elections provide a near perfect test to understand the difference between European and Asian worldviews, even if the two continents are far from united internally. If you want America to lead by the power of… Keep Reading

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When English is not fun!

James at Japan Probe posted this interesting video of a kid living out his mother’s dream [my opinion]. The mom is so set on her son passing frickin’ tests instead of him ENJOYING youth and LOVING TO LEARN, the poor kid is reduced to living a Japanese businessman’s life at an early age. Check out… Keep Reading

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Free Legal Telephone Counseling for Foreigners/Refugees

Hello! I received this from Debito: “I just received information about a hotline which will be open from 1 to 5pm on Sunday June 1st providing free legal advice to foreigners living in Japan. This is to test the demand for such a service in relation to research by the Japan Law Foundation being made by lawyers, NGOs and… Keep Reading

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