Recovering journalist. Ex-New York Times Japan business reporter, Financial Times Tokyo bureau chief. Clinging to the delusion that, on Twitter, scarcity=value

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@jonathan_soble — 2,779 followers, 304 tweets

I’ll admit, until I saw these translations I hadn’t squarely considered the question of whether a shithole is a hole into which one shits, or out of. Ambiguity vanquished!  https://twitter.com/jonathan_soble/status/951722149806448640 
Lots of discontent with elites post-bubble. But as with Socialism before, LDP has adopted just enough populism (Koizumi’s “smash the LDP,” etc.) to immunize itself  https://twitter.com/dicksamuelsmit/status/951222239453765633 
RT @MichaelTCucek: #JapanSociety - one of the underplayed JPN transformations of the last 20 years is the increase in mass, spontaneou…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/947477945685118977 
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