General Motors has filed for bankruptcy. Although there are formalities remaining (identical to those of Japan’s Civil Rehabilitation Law), the bankruptcy and nationalization of GM, which had been the world’s largest automobile company, is shocking.
Including parts manufacturers and chain stores, the number of [Read more]
If the [U.S.] economy recovers, the Americans will say “We are the world’s standard; the way that foreign countries do it is wrong.”
George W. Bush could be tried for his responsibility for torture and other war crimes under the Geneva Conventions.
In his book Democracy in America, French political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville points out that religion and freedom, though sometimes opposing, are wonderfully linked in America. The descriptions of America in this classic masterpiece date back to the first half of the 19th century, but those words still fit [Read more]