An unemployed african muslim from Gambia residing in Tarumi ward in Kobe was caught on security cameras smashing an offering box in a shrine. He yelled to a visitor: “There is only Allah of Islam. There is no god here. Don’t pray here!” In response to the police investigation he suspect stated “I have nothing to say because I was arrested illegally.” The shrine’s priest said, “I can only say that this is really disappointing”.
Following in California’s footsteps that passed law SB 826 “Women on Boards” that required all publicly held domestic or foreign corporations to have at least one female director on their boards, Japan is finally catching up to the wondrous benefits of gender diversity on corporate boards regardless of merit. The Japanese government is planning to urge companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s top-tier Prime market to have at least one woman executive.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in April set a goal of having women account for 30% of executives at Prime-listed companies by 2030.
“In order to revitalize local communities, which are facing issues such as aging, declining population, and economic stagnation, it is essential to realize a multicultural society that accepts diverse values, cultures, and customs, and that changes and develops together with them.”
When the concept of CRT is explained to them, the hosts laugh at the ridiculousness of it. Yes, in Japan you can laugh publicly now. But how long do they have until their laughs are censored into silence? [EDIT: It turns out, not long.]
Kaori Hayashi 林香里 – The woman responsible for dumping this toxic waste in Japan.
• Deeply interested in and concerned with the status of women in journalism and the representation of women in media.
• Organized a group called MeDi or “Thinking Media and Diversity Critically.” A forum to discuss gender justice in media.
• Quoted in the New York Times, BBC, and other major venues around the world on various issues in Japan
• Is Executive Vice President of the University of Tokyo (Diversity and Global Affairs)