Stories about Japan from February, 2017
In this episode, we take you to India, Japan, Australia, Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago to introduce you to the Face of Resistance in a globalized world.
Spectacular images of an annual fiery festival in Obama, Japan, that marks the start of spring.
New Immigration Policies Convince More Japanese Americans to Engage in the Radical Act of Remembering
Americans were discriminated against and incarcerated during World War II because of their ancestry. This created a generation of their descendants who don’t want to see it happen again.
Known as "dekotora," hobbyists trick out their trucks with flashing neon lights, airbrushed murals and lots and lots of chrome.
A news release from Japanese power utility TEPCO generated a number of headlines across Western media that were sorely missing context.
At least two million people visit the festival each year, making for some great photo uploads on social media.
The new US Defense Secretary tried hard to reassure America's Japanese ally that Trump means no harm. Some were not impressed.