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“The name is Bond. Japan Bond.” Abe returns as Agent .007 in “Yenwrecker”

"The name is Bond. Japan Bond." Shinzo Abe returns as the economic death-dealing agent .007 in a new action thriller that has all the economists shaking. Will he be able…

The Melting Sun: Japan’s Nuclear Follies

"They (the Japanese power companies including TEPCO) are also seeking to extend the shelf life of their plants to 60 years, double what experts thought prudent when they built the…