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NOV 30, 2018

Social and Political Fractures in America: Wounds, Remedies, and Scars

Global Japan
NOV 30, 2018

Social and Political Fractures in America: Wounds, Remedies, and Scars

With Glen S. Fukushima, Alyce Johnson, Hannah Bauman, Mark Kennedy, Moderator Abigail Friedman
Duration: 58:23

Japan may not recognize the America it sees today: issues over immigration, racism, Supreme Court nominations, taxation, Obamacare, guns, and more have spurred division and unrest. Businesses, hardly immune, are taking sides on issues that a few years ago would have been considered too sensitive.

This G1 Global panel looked at fractures in the US from both social and political perspectives, focusing in particular on how these fractures may impact—and be impacted by—the coming November mid-term elections. Is there a path for America to live up to its motto: "E pluribus unum (out of many, one)”? What lessons should Japan draw? What might Japan contribute?

October 14, 2018 G1 Global Conference