Pro: Robert Dujarric, writing in The Japan Times on the potential cultural diplomacy value of increased immigration into Japan.
Con (more skeptical, actually): Paul Scalise, writing in Newsweek, on the potential aggregate net economic cost of accepting immigrants, based upon Health, Welfare and Labour Ministry estimates.
What's nice is that I can agree on the validity of the points being raised by both authors.
Jokowi and the Luhut factor
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