Derek Monroe has lived and worked in Poland, Germany, the United States, Mexico, and Japan. He currently resides in Northern Illinois, where he works as writer, translator, consultant, and artist.
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Friday, June 14, 2013 - 12:20pm
What's Not on the Ballot in Iran
As Iran's presidential election approaches with the speed of an out-of-control train, its passengers are certainly curious about who's going to be the next conductor.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 8:45am
Japan's Katrina Moment
Japan has always had a reputation for organizational prowess and efficiency, which in the past earned it the nickname “Prussia of the East.” That image, along with its post-World War II prosperity, has been seriously shaken by its stinted recovery from last year’s natural and nuclear disasters.