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100,000 Okinawans Can't Be Wrong

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

One place where the original spirit of Earth Day prevailed was Okinawa. This past Sunday, 10 percent of all Okinawans gathered to protest the building of another U.S. military base on their island.

Miyuki Hatoyama Vogue Article Still Slated For August

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Although her husband, former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama resigned, possibly due to his outdated wardrobe, Miyuki Hatoyama is still in Vogue...

Obama Takes Down (the Wrong) Prime Minister

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Japan's PM Yukio Hatoyama could not withstand the pressure from Obama -- who gave Hatoyama the kind of icy treatment he has also been trying to give Israel's Netanyahu. The problem is Hatoyama wilted, and Netanyahu seems to be thriving.

U.S.-Japan Relations Chill

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

While most of the federal government was shut down by a snowstorm last week, there was one person in particular whom Secretary of State Hillary Rodham...

Japanese Youth Go Green, Call For Japan To "Save Copenhagen" | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's a huge part of Copenhagen, the financing of the $200 billion fund for climate change adaptation. We cannot get a deal unless richer nations -- a...

Yukio Hatoyama, Japan's New Leader, To Face Donations Inquiry | MARTIN FACKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Tokyo prosecutors will ask Japan's prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, for a written explanation of his role in millions of dollars of improperly...

Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama Takes Offices, Names Cabinet In Japan

AP | MALCOLM FOSTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO — Japan's parliament named Yukio Hatoyama prime minister Wednesday, as his party took power for the first time ever with promises to reviv...

Japan's New Leader Reassures U.S. On Alliance | MARTIN FACKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TOKYO -- Scrambling to mend fences with his country's biggest ally, Japan's next leader, Yukio Hatoyama, told the United States ambassador on Thursday...

Miyuki Hatoyama, Japan's New First Lady: I Rode A UFO To Venus (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post via Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Over the weekend, Japan elected a new prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, and welcomed a new first lady, his wife, Miyuki. The Hatoyamas should make for a...

New Japan, New Asia?

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

Japan might become the first country to implement a post-meltdown economic policy to humanize globalization and drive a stake through casino capitalism in a way that Obama hasn't.

Revolution in Japan

John Feffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Feffer

According to the polls, the Japanese are likely to give the ruling party the boot on Sunday.