The Facebook-based Japanese Politics group is a gold mine of news and commentary. Michael Penn, head of the Shingetsu News Agency (FB Page) and frequent commentator for various news services always has important insights into Japanese politics. The website too should not be missed, especially if you are not on Facebook. From the website, I have chosen to highlight a few of the recent stories, which are categorized as follows: Politics, International, Economy, Technology, Society and Series Among the most recent stories:Henoko: A Needless Military Base YouTube page. Should you want to help Shingetsu News Agency reach more people, they have a funding appeal on Patreon.