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Out of the Line of Fire

Japanese media companies have mostly avoided on-the-ground reporting in Ukraine. Why?

Struggle against Union Busting, Police Oppression over Fair Wage

Someone in the Japanese government appears to have ordered an Osaka-based union to be destroyed. The Kan’nama story has triggered alarming constitutional questions – but little media attention.

Re-thinking food safety : What kind of bread should we eat?

The Ukranian-Russian War has sent shockwaves across the world. It may very well cause global food shortages. Unfiltered decided to take a look at the challenges people face in terms of food and food culture. The first in the series introduces the interests and backgrounds of each speaker.

Left in The Dark: Lack of support for sex workers during the pandemic pushes...

The media has covered the struggles of Japanese restaurants, bars and other service industries since the Covid-19 pandemic began in early 2020, but what...

Ongoing struggle for Japan’s indigenous Ainu

Long before the culture of the Ainu people took root in the lands of northern Japan during the 12th-13th century, tiny deities known as...

Tokyo 2020 GamesBlind musician’s tribute to athletes

Ryota Kuriyama couldn’t care less about winning or losing, let alone athletic competition. But he does believe in fair play, in recognizing effort, in...

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