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LIFE STORY


Life Story - Introduction
Chapter 1 - Growing Up

Chapter 2 - Discovering China
Chapter 3 - Into the USSR
Chapter 4 - Back to Canberra
Chapter 4a - The ANU & Vietnam
War Debate
Chapter 5 - Into Japan
Chapter 5a - Learning the language
Chapter 6 - Back to Australia 1968-9
Chapter 6a - Back to the Vietnam
Debate 1968-9
Chapter 7 - Back To Japan
Chapter 7a - Ping Pong Diplomacy
Chapter 7b - Thoughts on Revolution
& Violence
Chapter 8 - More Journalism in Japan
Chapter 9 - Back to Canberra
Chapter 10 - Deadlocked in Canberra
Chapter 11 - Goodbye Australia
Chapter 11a - A Book About Japan
Chapter 11b - Back in Japan II
Chapter 12 - Book Aftermath
Chapter 12a - Discovering Boso
Chapter 13 - A New Life in Japan
Chapter 14 - Redefining the Theory
Chapter 15 - Explaining Japan's Progress
Chapter 16 - Retailing the Tribe Theory
Chapter 17 - The Amateur Developer
Chapter 18 - Watching Japan's Economy
Chapter 19 - Back to Australia?
Chapter 19a - Sabotaged in Tokyo
Chapter 20 - The Great Australian Tribe
Chapter 21 - Re-involved with Japan
Chapter 22 - Japan's Economic Dilemma
Chapter 23 - Japan's Economic Mistakes
Chapter 24 - Irrationality of Australia’s Economic Rationalism
Chapter 25 - The Gaijin Educator
Chapter 26 - Access to Foreign Media
Chapter 26a - Rescuing the Education System?
Chapter 26b - Getting Re-Involved
Chapter 27 - Finale
= Revised Chapters


BOOK REVIEWED- Book Causes Stir-Japan seen as tribal society
BOOK REVIEWS: -
India's China War by Neville Maxwell
Tradition versus Modernity in Japanese Enterprise Management Human Capitalism: The Japanese Enterprise System as World Model. by Robert Ozaki
THE JAPAN TIMES -
Modern Nation Preserves Outdated Attitudes Key to Japan's Economic Ills is to Correct Inefficiency of Tertiary Industry - Service
TOKYO BUSINESS TODAY-
Index of Articles
JAL WINDS MAGAZINE -
Thank you For Hurting our Ears - Taking the Tribal Theory to the Japanese
For Keizaikai - Education
Children
THE DAILY YOMIURI -
Poor Teaching, Not Culture, to Blame
MAINICHI DAILY NEWS -
Japan is a Tribe
Ark Hills Club Article
No.1 SHIMBUN - Opinion -
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Rebutting Mikie Kiyoi's Claims
- How to get to China
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In Peking some Old Reminders
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The Passbook Law - South Africa is not Alone
NKK NEWS -
The Locomotive Role of Service Industries in Japan's Maturing Economy
THE JAPAN ECONOMIC JOURNAL -
'Japan Unincorporated' actually is better name
MEANJIN QUARTERLY June 1973 -

A New Foreign Policy for Australia?
WINTER 1974 - BETWEEN TWO WORLDS - The Radicalization of a Conservative
NIKKEI WEEKLY -
To Expand Demand, First Widen Debate
- 'Free trade' is a tricky banner to unfurl
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Japan And The West May Some Day Have To Adopt Singapore's Ways
JAPAN FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER -
The Human-Relations Society and the Ideological Society
JAMA FORUM -
Understanding Differences - Why Western Models Can't Comprehend Japan
AMAGI CONFERENCE SPEECH -
The State of Japan
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan -
Doing Business in Japan - an Insider's Guide

OTHER ARTICLES

RECENT:

Japan Times Reader's In Council - Dec 13, 2012
Marching orders to the Japanese


Japan Times Reader's In Council - Nov 18, 2012
Government's Strange Refusal

Financial Times - July 16, 2012
My time in Japan’s closed nuclear village

No1 Shimbun Article - Dec 2010:
Press Freedom in Japan - Just a Mirage?

Debating the Optimistic versus Pessimistic Views of China - March 2010


Origins of APEC - September 2009

The Tianamen Square Massacre Myth - Expanded Version

The Strange Story of Debito Ardou a.k.a. David Aldwinckle


QUADRANT:

The Japanese Tribe: What Makes it Work?
1975
Multiculturally Bemused in Tokyo

QUADRANT - Letters to the Editor:
Western and Other Brutality
Hungary and Vietnam
The Curse of the Left and Right
More Lessons from Munich
A Choice of Protectionisms


THE INDEPENDENT MONTHLY:
Betrayed Again - The Failure of the New Russian Revolution
NATION:
Seven Years of Vietnam
NATION REVIEW:
There's More to l'affaire Clark
Letter

PRAVDA:
1965 Article - Formerly Moscow-based Australian diplomat, Clark, resigns to protest Australia's Vietnam War policies
THE NATIONAL TIMES:
- Amazing Scenes -
How Australia Influences the World
THE INDEPENDENT MONTHLY - PEOPLE -
The Real Francis James Story
AUSTRALIAN -
Communism in Asia
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE of POLITICAL SCIENCE -
Is Asian Communism a Threat to Australia?

THE AUSTRALIAN RATIONALIST -
Global Pressures on the Australian and Japan Tribes
An Anaysis of Japanese Direct Investment Overseas in Postwar Years

THE AGE -
Time to challenge the fantasy of free trade
THE AUSTRALIAN QUARTERLY
The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs -what's wrong with our diplomats?
THE ARMCHAIR AUSTRALIAN -
A Tale of Three Cities

THE NATIONAL TIMES -
The Crisis in Australian Capitalism: an alternative view

AUSTRALIA - JAPAN RELATIONS SYMPOSIUM 1975 -
Japan, Australia & Asia
AUSTRALIAN OUTLOOK -
Sino-Japanese Relations - An Analysis
Values and Societies: How the Example of Japan Forces a Radical Reapraisal
Value Systems and Enterprise Management
Article about Gregory Clark's father - Colin Clark
Keynote Address to MT IA National Forum
Employment and Manufacturing in Australia - A View from Outside
AUSTRALIAN FOREIGN POLICY -
The See-saw and the Merry-go-round
Remembering a War - The 1962 India-China Conflict
SYDNEY MORNING HEROLD -
Letter Refused
Book Chapter -
Vietnam, China, and the foreign affairs debate in Australia - A personal account
THE SUNDAY MAIL -
Where We Go Wrong in Japan
FINANCIAL REVIEW-
The Future of Australian Manufacturing The case for Tariff Tendering
J@pan Inc. ArticlesJ@pan Inc.
March 2003:
So Much for Conventional Wisdom
Tokyo Journal -
Chiba
More Articles (Japanese):
- 週刊東洋経済
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日本を読む、いま日本に何が必要か
- テロ」という青葉の隠された意味を知らない日本人
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日本経済再生の唯一の手段はケインズ的財
- 政出動への切り替え


週刊時事
Naigaijosei: March 12, 2002:
日本経済は重症の血液循環病患者
Keizai Kai: August 27, 2002:
本物の難民が1割しか認められていない現実
Keizai Kai: October 22, 2002:
大人らしく理性均な選択したランスの世論
Keizai Kai: November 19, 2002:
市場原理主義を振りかざす教科書的な経済学者たち

Gregory Clark in China, Sept, 2010
Created by: Twitter on web

スノーデンにノーベル賞を
アメリカの 国家安全局(NSA)の機密を暴露したスノーデンが自国に帰るのを許すべきだ、とニューヨーク・タイムスほかいくつかのメディアが声を上げている。

The Japan Times Jan 10, 2014
Give Snowden the Nobel Peace Prize
Edward Snowden now has the New York Times and some other U.S. voices urging he be allowed to return to his home country.

“アベノミクス”の問題点
“アベノミクス”は成功するのか。

The Japan Times March 1, 2014
Will Abenomics succeed?
The prime minister, Mr Abe, claiming economic success says 'Numbers do not lie.'

ウクライナを巡る矛盾
ウクライナのクリミヤ地区にロシヤが入った行動を欧米が批判しているのは、ダブルスタンダードの匂いがぷんぷんする。

The Japan Times March 10, 2014
Contradictions over Ukraine
Western criticisms of Russia’s move into Ukraine’s Crimea region reek of double standards.

拉致ドラマ・ゲーム
1977年に13歳で日本から北朝鮮へ拉致された娘横田めぐみの娘キム・ウンギョンとモンゴルで会った後、テレビ報道に出た横田滋・早紀江夫妻の喜びに心を動かされなかった人は少なかろう。

The Japan Times March 24, 2014
The abduction drama game
Few could have remained unmoved by the happiness of the elderly Shigeru and Sakie Yokota televised after their meeting in Mongolia

欧米が理解できないウクライナでのロシアの立場
ウクライナを巡る欧米そして日本の、対ロシア制裁の理屈は理解しがたい。

The Japan Times May 5, 2014
West unable to concede Russia’s point on Ukraine
It’s hard to understand the rationale for the Western, and Japanese, sanctions against Russia over Ukraine.

天安門で実際に何があったのか
ここ何年も、アメリカ、イギリス政府の“黒情報”陣営はいくつかの目を見張るような成果を上げてきた。

The Japan Times June 3, 2014
What really happened at Tiananmen?
Over the years the “black information” people in the U.S. and U.K. governments have had some spectacular successes...

キャンベラ・東京関係は急転換が特徴
「おかしなふたり」というテレビコメディーが70年代長い人気を誇ったが、それは、マンハッタンのアパートで同居しているフェリックスとオスカーという二人のバツイチ男の物語。

The Japan Times Aug 3, 2014
Sudden switchbacks mark Canberra’s ties with Tokyo
The “Odd Couple” was the title of a long-running TV comedy in the 1970s about two divorced men, Felix and Oscar...

第二次大戦 別な終わり方も?
1945年8月15日は日本が第二次大戦で降伏した日としてよく知られている。

The Japan Times Aug 22, 2014
How WWII could have ended
August 15, 1945, is the much-remembered date of Japan’s surrender in World War II.
The Japan Times Sept 23, 2014
Irrational bias for Ukraine
History has its ironies.