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Posted in: Algerian judoka to be sent home after refusing potential bout with Israeli See in context

A man with principles. Full BDS of the illegal Israeli apartheid state

You can disagree with the politics of the israelean government but refusing to engage with someone from a certain country is just blatant rasiscm. Like actual rasiscm. The term is used so inflationary nowadays that it almost lost its meaning but this a textbook example. Just because someone was born in a certain country doesnt mean that that person supports the actions of its government.

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Posted in: Japanese insurers struggle to pinpoint climate change cost estimates See in context

Climate change evaluation is quite reliable at predicting trends

lol no it's not. Doomsters have been predicting the end of the the world and the human species due to climate change for decades. Remember: New york should be under water and the poles should be gone by now... according to the so reliable predictions.

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Posted in: Woman disciplined after putting up partition between herself and older male coworker See in context

I love that this is considered a newsworthy story

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Posted in: Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing's operating profit beats pre-pandemic level See in context

People go for value in a downturn"

Consolidated revenue is acutally slidely down (-0.6% yoy), which is still good considering the overall economic situation. Sales in Japan have increased but international sales are down by 7.2% (yoy). It appears that increase in profit comes largely from cutting advertisement cost.

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Posted in: Abe unveils massive coronavirus stimulus worth 20% of GDP See in context

@Kumagaijin

Japan can print its own money. Virtually every other country has its printing presses running full steam right now so inflation isn't a problem.

Review economics 101

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Posted in: Apple supplier Japan Display secures ¥80 bil bailout after funding shortfall See in context

Too big to fail?

Not a government bailout, dummy

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Posted in: 630 cases of violence against train station employees reported in fiscal 2018 See in context

Everyone is complaining about 60+'s for being responsible for the majority of incidents. But they acutally make up more than 30% of the population, so with 25% of the incidents they are underrepresented.

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Posted in: Japan enacts record ¥101 tril budget for FY2019 See in context

stimulus measures to buoy the economy after an upcoming consumption tax hike

Cripple the economy first by raising taxes and then pump taxpayers' money back into it to absorb the negative effects of the tax increases. Create a problem and offer the solution.

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