Meridian 180 publishes summaries of the central themes and ideas discussed in our online forums. Forum summaries are drafted by students and interns (and occasionally by Meridian members).
Summary by Toru Yamada
The aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake leaves us wondering if a rise in consumption tax is the only solution to Japan’s severely damaged economy. Members discussed topics ranging from national unity and nationalism to the consequences of taking immediate fiscal action. (read more)