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Constitutional Democratic Party

Can Kishida Turn the LDP Into a Friend of Labor?

Can Kishida Turn the LDP Into a Friend of Labor?

By Jio Kamata
The LDP is hoping to capitalize on rifts within the Japanese Trade Union Confederation and the opposition ranks.

Why Does the Japanese Left Hate Nippon Ishin So Much?

Why Does the Japanese Left Hate Nippon Ishin So Much?

By Jio Kamata
Ishin may have the best chance of becoming an opposition force to be reckoned with, but leftists fear the party even more than the LDP.
Japan’s Largest Opposition Party Seeks Moderation, But the Base Disagrees

Japan’s Largest Opposition Party Seeks Moderation, But the Base Disagrees

By Jio Kamata
After a decade in the political wilderness, the Constitutional Democratic Party is trying to broaden its appeal – but its base is not pleased.

‘Hopeless’: Japan’s Weak Opposition No Match for Ruling LDP

‘Hopeless’: Japan’s Weak Opposition No Match for Ruling LDP

By Mari Yamaguchi
Few expect the opposition to gain any ground in Japan’s upper house election on July 10.

Can Japan’s Main Opposition Party Win Public Approval?

Can Japan’s Main Opposition Party Win Public Approval?

By Thisanka Siripala
The new leader of the CDP is focusing on a policy-based approach to rebuild after a crushing election loss.

Japan’s Ruling LDP Wins Outright Majority in General Election

Japan’s Ruling LDP Wins Outright Majority in General Election

By Thisanka Siripala
Japan’s new prime minister secured a comfortable win in the lower house election, with the opposition suffering a significant defeat.

Japan’s General Election Gives a Rare Chance of Political Change

Japan’s General Election Gives a Rare Chance of Political Change

By Thisanka Siripala
Japan’s opposition parties have teamed up, but will it be enough to bring about a change in government?
Japan Should Have a Serious Debate on Revising Its Constitution—But Not Now

Japan Should Have a Serious Debate on Revising Its Constitution—But Not Now

By Rintaro Nishimura
Shinzo Abe is right about the need for a debate, but the time is not right.

Japan Election Victory Gives Abe Mandate For Reform

Japan Election Victory Gives Abe Mandate For Reform

By Anthony Fensom
The ruling coalition scores a two-thirds majority in the Lower House elections.

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