Shari has been disrupting the placid waters of Japanese life with her western ideas for the last 17 years. She's written textbooks and been a teacher and remains ever vigilant for her own tendency to view the world through the eyes of ethnocentrism.
You can learn to say "no."
How getting to know my now conservative friend helped me grow up and become a more open-minded liberal.
For me, blogging is catharsis, but journalistic writing is craft.
Japan has been openly subjecting foreign residents to illegal searches and will soon track them like criminals.
There's a big difference between "safe" and "safer than."
Visitors to Japan are told silently but unquestionably that they are different.
An author finds the answers she wants to hear rather than seriously exploring the issue at hand.
The Japanese tend to talk as though WWII started in August, 1945.
Society is neither hostile nor sympathetic toward gays in Japan.
Japan’s corporate takeover king goes to prison.