Goals of the Japanese Occupation

The occupation of Japan was driven by a sense of urgency, the need to dismantle the old order and a new constitution had to be written before an opposition to the efforts could arise. It was only estimated to take a couple of years, but actually took seven years to eradicate the authoritarian system andContinue reading “Goals of the Japanese Occupation”

Liberal Democratic Philosophy, Ideology

The philosophy of the LDP is vague, however, most politicians within the party favor a centralized and efficient government the plays an important role in the economy. This system closely resembles a managerial system found in business. The LDP does not favor strong local initiative, but rather a Keynesian approach and a paternalistic free-enterprise. WhileContinue reading “Liberal Democratic Philosophy, Ideology”