Critic of Shinzo Abe seeks to loosen ruling party’s grip on Japan politics – with a new Party


September 08, 2017 2:39 PM

TOKYO (BLOOMBERG) – A critic of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who helped an upstart group crush the long-ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in Tokyo’s local elections two months ago is setting up a political organisation to attempt a similar feat at the national level.