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Japanese academia appears soft on racism

Last Wednesday, Shohei Ohsawa, a specially appointed associate professor at the University of Tokyo, attracted a backlash over a series of anti-Chinese messages on Twitter. Ohsawa, who also serves as the representative director of artificial-intelligence (AI) development firm Daisy Inc, tweeted that “Daisy does not hire Chinese people.” When asked what he would do if a […]