Yomiuri Shimbun’s legal office chief, Mitsuo Miura, has a caustic critique of the status quo in Japan. I agree wholeheartedly from abroad. It makes one wonder what Japan and the Japanese could do if it was as unfettered as other …

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Takeru Kobayashi breaks hot dog eating record To put Kobayashi’s performance in perspective, there is no way to put Kobayashi’s performance in perspective. No context exists, no frame of reference, to explain the sheer magnitude of Kobayashi’s achievement. But I’ll …

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