” What should one aspire once achieving freedom?
I believe there should be “Compassion.” Liberalism should go beyond personal freedom, and ensure others are also offered opportunities to go forward, to ensure progress. Such compassionate politics is seriously needed in today’s world…”

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Japanese Values Today 2019

2020.01.16

Executive Summary of Japanese Values Today 2019 Yamaneko Research Institute, Inc. conducted a survey...

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