Posts Tagged ‘depopulation’

Pied Piper

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Tweet Noto town in Kanazawa prefecture has lost two thirds of its residents since the 1970s, its sons and daughters leaving for jobs in the city. Remaining behind are silence, empty streets, pork barrel civic projects, pachinko parlours, the loyal, and the old. This is a story repeated in rural areas all over Japan. And […]