Regions / Asia & Pacific
The Japanese coalition government is still woefully unprepared to handle crises like Fukushima.
Because of outsourcing, inequality is ballooning in both the United States and China.
Asia is currently in the middle of an unprecedented arms race that is sharpening tensions in the region and competing with efforts to address poverty and growing inequality.
The United States is threatening to also sanction India if it doesn't observe U.S. sanctions on Iran.
A new book looks at a small island's outsized influence.
Migrant workers are the slaves of the modern world.
This article examines the efforts of the U.S. government to deny the storage of Agent Orange on the Okinawa military base during the Vietnam War and the U.S. veterans, and their family members, whose health has been permanently damaged by exposure to the chemicals during the 1960s and 70s.
The U.S. military footprint on Okinawa is shrinking, but the impasse over bases remains.
Two new films introduce the world's premier experts on militarism (hint: you won't meet them in Washington).
The Mike Daisey saga has shown that melodrama and sentimental fiction cannot alone change the world, but they have a place in progressive politics.