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Mar 24, 2018

This week, we tackle the history of the Burakumin. Where did this outcast group come from? Why does discrimination against them remain an issue? What steps has the government taken to protect them, and what steps have they taken to get organized and push back?

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Mar 17, 2018

This week, we spend an entire history podcast talking about someone who may not even have actually existed -- the legendary thief Ishikawa Goemon. 


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Mar 10, 2018

This week, we wrap up the life of Japan's 124th Emperor. What, in the end, did it all mean?

Mar 3, 2018

How does a man raised to be a military autocrat become a democratic emperor in just a few short years? Or is that even possible?