Comments on: The radical force of ‘Abenomics’ Sat, 03 Jan 2015 16:42:55 +0000 hourly 1 By: GlennBo Fri, 17 May 2013 12:23:15 +0000 There’s no reason for Abe to liberalize trade policies or the labor market to achieve success. Protectionism is patriotism. He realizes that for Japan to stay a wealthy country they need to protect their workforce so that their workforce will still have purchasing power. Without that protection they would be on the same slippery slope that the US is on.