monarchy

Partial victory for anti-monarchist movement in Nepal

Following the Monday night royal proclamation, thousands of people took to the streets of Kathmandu marking the “victory” of people’s rights over “autocracy.”

Why ex-Kings are a Danger

The roots of subservience - Kan Takayuki

Kan Takayuki takes a long hard look at the historical and cultural factors underlying the public reaction to the illness, death and funeral of Hirohito Tenno.

The Emperor System and the Limits of Post-War Democracy

Speaking Out on the Emperor System

1989 - Opposition to the Emperor System