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Japan’s ‘Me Too’ moment: It’s the economy, stupid

The feminist wave emanating from misconduct allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, President Donald Trump and other powerful men rolled right past Japan. Asia’s No. 2 economy is anything but a sexual-harassment-free utopia. Yet cultural mores against speaking out, and a pervasive fear of public shame, have largely kept the gender justice reckoning at water’s […]