Japan - General elections campaign of Democratic Party of Japan (Street theatre)

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[English] Street theatre (general elections campaign of Democratic Party of Japan)

The general elections held on the 30th of August 2009 have seen the victory of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ or Minshuto), ending 54 years of power of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP or Jiminto). New era for some observers, change in continuity for others.
During several weeks, I covered daily the campaign in Tokyo. I wanted to take some distance with the events and history, to adopt...
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