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Mending link between politics and people can reinvigorate Japan

We must embrace democratic values by advancing the liberal agenda

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Voters cast ballots in the lower house election at a polling station in Tokyo in October 2021.   © Reuters

Nobuko Kobayashi is a partner with EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd., Strategy and Transactions -- EY-Parthenon.

In any society, even under an authoritarian regime, politics and people must dance together to advance the nation's agenda.

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