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WeWork 'cult' bedevils the Warren Buffett of Japan

Hulu documentary asks tough questions of SoftBank's Masayoshi Son

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Masayoshi Son speaks during a news conference in February 2020: why he fell so hard for Neumann's snake oil.   © NurPhoto/Getty Images

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

Hulu's new WeWork documentary is tough on former CEO Adam Neumann and the founder worship that leads many Silicon Valley investors astray. It is arguably even harder on SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son, and for a good reason.

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