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Opinion

Japanese women shocked to learn it is still 1950

Yoshiro Mori's history of sexist remarks boggles the modern mind

| Japan
Yoshiro Mori speaks at a news conference on Feb. 4: his refusal to resign is par for the course in male-dominated Tokyo politics.   © Reuters

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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