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The leader who attacked globalism long before Trump

Former Japanese PM Hatoyama stole a march on the US president-elect

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Yukio Hatoyama, head of what was then the Democratic Party of Japan, announces his party's manifesto in Tokyo in July 2009, prior to a general election.

In an outspoken pre-election manifesto, the man who was surprisingly chosen to lead his country opined that "globalism has progressed without any regard for non-economic values."

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