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Neither Populism nor Drift: Japan’s October 2017 Election

An analysis of 2017 Japanese election by Yves Tiberghien. “On September 25, 2017, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe rolled the dice and called a general election on October 22, a full year ahead of schedule. When the results were announced on the night of October 22, they were rife with paradox. Three core outcomes stand out.”