Liberal Democrats Unite

Big crises like the current recession change a lot of things that once seemed to be a permanent part of the landscape.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 02/25/2009 12:00 am EST

Big crises like the current recession change a lot of things that once seemed to be a permanent part of the landscape. In Japan, the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), which has governed the country for all but nine months of the past half-century, is about to go over a cliff.

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