Government survey shows 80.9% of #Japanese 'open' to the idea of living alongside other ethnic Japanese with backgrounds in other countries— Asad Yawar (@Mediolana) March 03, 2013
@ end of 2011, just 300,000 foreigners of Japanese descent living in #Japan; #Fukushima disaster 'reduced attraction' tinyurl.com/bewtpqu— Asad Yawar (@Mediolana) March 03, 2013
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Tagged as demographic crises, Fukushima, immigration to Japan, Japan, Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, nuclear meltdown, post-development, xenophobia
Technically amazing, culturally incredibly backward. They will have to change if they want to keep up with a changing world, and I am sure they will. I’m sure elders in Japan will become as irrelevant as they soon will be everywhere else in the world. Communication via the new technologies is going to make people realise that we are all the same, and so national and ethnic identity is on its way out.
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