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May 14, 2004

Global View of Local Activists

The New York Times ran an article on Wednesday about some of our local foreign activists: David Aldwinckle, a US-born naturalized Japanese citizen who adopted the name Arudou Debito (who has written for ELT News); Olaf Karthaus, a German chemistry professor; and James Eriksson, a Canadian English teacher. The three have been busy dealing with businesses in Hokkaido that actively try to exclude foreigners.
Foreigners Try to Melt an Inhospitable Japanese City

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