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Japan, One of the World’s Safest Nations

In a country where the April cherry blossoms signify the beginning of the school year, where watermelons are considered a welcome dessert, and...

Japan Crime, Business, and Education Stats in 2015

It’s not easy to predict what kinds of trends we might see this year, but many recent investigations have shed some light on...

In Tokyo, Dancing is a Crime

Police raids on clubs in Tokyo have been gradually increasing in recent years. This isn’t particularly abnormal, because in virtually every country in...

The Whole Story on Japan’s 99% Conviction Rate, and the Corruption that Follows

The conviction rate in Japan is unbelievable. Some reports say 99.8%, others say 99.97%; but it’s clear that it’s above 99%. Why is...

The Secret to Happiness Revealed (No, seriously)

Being happy makes you not only live longer, but it makes you more successful in life. Philosophers have been writing about happiness for ages, and...

Implicit vs. Overt Racism – Are We All a Little Racist?

I hesitate to say “there are two types of racists out there,” but there are two types of racism. One is the blatant...

Why Are Hateful Americans Always So Clueless?

I suppose it’s not a big surprise that people who feel the most hatred or are the most violent are not the brightest...

Rotten America – Big Prison, Arrest Quotas, and What Education Really Pays For

Sure, learning the times table isn’t going to make you any less likely to stab someone at age 25, but one thing...

Hamas-Israel Ceasefire Ends as Gaza Schools Drop Sports for Military Training

I have been following the news regarding the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza that started in November of last year closely. The relationship...

Hungary Solves Homelessness by Finding Places for All… in Jail?

The brilliant move of Hungary lawmakers to criminalize the act of being a homeless person comes as a surprise to some. But this...

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30 Countries with the Most Economic Freedom

 The 23rd (2017) edition of the Index of Economic Freedom was released, and the results are surprising. According to the website, “In economically free...

The Scourge of Internet Memes, and Believing Everything You See

Have we become a society of gullibility? Anyone who has a large enough network on social media has been able to see an...

6 Ridiculous Fake News Stories of the Past Year

Donald Trump sends his own plan to transport stranded marines, ISIS endorses Hillary Clinton and she sold them weapons, and Rage Against the...

2016 Absolutely Sucked

Pretty much once a year, I take a break from my usual articles of epic quality and write something personal, reflective, or otherwise far less-than-eloquent. So I...