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Meagan Finlay

Meagan Finlay is a writer based in Hyogo, Japan. Whether she’s travelling or just lazing about, she’s probably got her nose in a book. If she’s not reading, she’s catching up on the news and ranting about it.



5 Things to Know About Japan’s Fiery First Lady, Akie Abe

We must not look at Akie Abe as just her husband’s wife.

By 5 min read


Reforming Aging Japan: 3 Young Politicians to Watch

It's clear that Japan needs radical social reform in the face of its aging population. These three up-and-coming politicians are banding together to do something about it.

By 7 min read


Women in Japanese Government: 3 Rising Politicians to Know

Who run the world? Girls. Will they be running Japan? Maybe.

By 5 min read


What Do Japanese People Think About Politics?

This American writer takes to the streets of Osaka to find out what locals think about Japanese politics.

By 4 min read


7 Things to Know About Japanese Politics

Curious about the complex world of Japanese politics? This new series aims to uncover some of the main points, starting with a rundown of the basics.

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