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Abe Takes Hit After Forcing State Secrets Law Passage

According to Justin McCurry in the Christian Science Monitor, more than 80 percent of the public want the secrecy law changed and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's popularity has plummeted

The day after Japan's parliament approved a controversial secrecy law, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attempted to banish the mental clutter of governance with Zen meditation at a Tokyo temple. After meditating, Mr. Abe said that the end of the bill's stormy passage into law last week after days of angry protests "felt as though a storm had passed." Read the article

 

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