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Japan's weak-yen addiction is backfiring dramatically

Tokyo must atone for two decades of failing to implement economic reform

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Fumio Kishida speaks to reporters in Tokyo on Mar. 23: let us hope Kishida can lead Japan down a different path.   © Kyodo

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

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