15 May 2012 ~ 49 Comments

Why Do Gaijin Clash Over The Issue Of Racism In Japan? pt.2: Trust Issues

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Before I begin part 2, if you haven’t already, please check out part 1 here. We all up to speed? Cool. OK! Let’s get this out of the way: Is there racism in Japan? Silly question. You might as well be asking is the sky blue, or is water wet. Yes, Virginia, there is racism in [...]

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13 May 2012 ~ 43 Comments

Why Do Gaijin Clash Over The Issue Of Racism In Japan?

Why Do Gaijin Clash Over The Issue Of Racism In Japan?
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OK, here we go, once more unto the breach, dear readers… Before we get started though, please click on and read the following article from the Japan Times: Yes, I can use chopsticks: the everyday ‘microaggressions’ that grind us down …then watch the video below. Negativity, Cultural Adjustment and Microaggression OK, everybody up to speed [...]

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