Thinking About Megumi

Watching clips of the irrepressible Kanye West grabbing a microphone to hijack some narrative or another, I thought about Megumi Yokota [横田めぐみ].  Like Kanye, Megumi’s story has grown beyond anyone’s ability to control.  It fills Japanese newschannels and magazines, and serves as a crucial pillar in Japan’s own narrative of having been exploited and disrespected by North Korea. North Korea will be accepting no awards … Continue reading Thinking About Megumi