Monthly Archives: August 2022

Review: Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road

Over the past several decades there’s been an illogical inversion with regard to movies about famous musicians from the so-called Golden Age of Pop. We’ve mostly gotten cookie cutter biopics which were then followed by dedicated artist documentaries. By rights, … Continue reading

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Media watch: Fuel reprocessing scheme put off for the 26th time

The media tends to frame the controversy over restarting Japan’s nuclear power plants as one that pits nuclear power advocates in the government and the energy industry against organizations that are opposed to nuclear energy under any circumstances. However, the … Continue reading

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Number 1 Shimbun column, August 2022

Here is our August column for the Foreign Correspondents’ Club Japan, about access to abortion in Japan in the wake of the Supreme Court decision in June.

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