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No. 271
July 2014 Issue
(Printed in May 2014)

 
No to the constitutionalization of the 'exercise of the right to collective self-defense'!


Stop the Cabinet decision to constitutionalize the 'exercise of the right to collective self-defense'!

Stop the revision of the Constitution!
Range forces against fascism, against Ampo
[US-Japan military alliance]!
Central Students' Orgburo

Acceleration in building up a system for jointly waging war against China
The reactionary meaning of Obama-Abe summit talks

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The Rengo leadership's submission to the neo-fascist government in the name of 'realizing a virtuous cycle' of the Japanese economy
Its degeneration and crisis revealed in the 2014 spring labour offensive
Central Workers' Orgburo


Stop the revision of labour laws!
The Abe government depriving workers of their rights and imposing poverty

Denounce the consumption tax hike! Shatter Abenomics!

Denounce Putin-led Russia's military occupation and annexation of the Crimean Peninsula!

The crime of Putin ambitious to expand Russia's territory
Daisuke Horiba

North Korea in crisis: desperate to avoid the collapse of the regime
On the Kim Jong Un government's bloody purge of Jang Song Thaek
Nobuo Yoshitomi

The JCP bureaucrats immersed in 'collaboration with conservatives'
A criticism of the resolution adopted in the 26th JCP Congress: no mention of 'anti-fascism' nor 'anti-Ampo'
Taiji Kimoto



No. 270
May 2014 Issue
(Printed in March 2014)

 
Smash Abe's ambition to build Japan into a great military power!
Fight for a militant upsurge of the spring labour offensive!


Fight against the major neo-fascist offensive! Achieve a militant upsurge of the 2014 spring labour offensive!
The first keynote report to the Feb. 9th Workers' Meeting for the Spring Labour Offensive
Kenzaburo Minagawa

Smash the Abe government's all-out reactionary offensive aimed to restore 'militarist Japan'!
The second keynote report to the Feb. 9th Workers' Meeting
Natsuko Katsura

Fight for a militant upsurge of the 2014 spring labour offensive and create a working class unity!
A
solidarity address to the Feb. 9th Workers' Meeting
Takuma Ueda, Chairman of the National Committee of the JRCL

Achieve a big, across-the-board increase in wages!
No to the revision of labour laws victimizing workers!
Stop the consumption tax increase!

Fight against the distortion of the spring labour offensive into one 'for economic recovery'!

Central Workers' Orgburo

A scheme for productivity increase and labour cost reduction using the lure of 'wage hikes'
A criticism of the 2014 Keidanren
[Japan Business Federation] report
Ken Utsunomiya


Denounce the Rengo [Japanese Trade Union Confederation] labour aristocrats for joining the call of the government and monopoly capitalists to 'get Japan's economy on a virtuous cycle'!
Hijiri Shirane

Dirty tricks of mass firing in the name of asking for 'volunteers for early retirement'
The inexcusable realities of a 'support for reemployment'
Akira Takane

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Three years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster
Stop the restart of nuclear power plants! Stop the revision of the Constitution!

Declaration of the imperialist ambition to build Japan into a 'strong military power capable of waging war'
: the government's new National Defense Program Outline
Haruhiko Maruyama

Putin's scheme to restore 'Russia as a great power' by taking advantage of the decline of US imperialism
Jiro Ishigaki

An antagonistic 'view on the class struggle' disseminated by a 'social movement researcher'
A review of Eiji Oguma's delusion-ridden book, In order to Change Society
Ryutaro Kawazu



No. 269
March 2014 Issue
(Printed in January 2014)

 

Now is the time to build a united battle front against fascism!

Advance for the overthrow of the Abe government!
Build a battle front against the all-out neo-fascist offensive!

Smash the strengthening of the US-Japan security alliance!
Shatter the reactionary revision of the Constitution!
Overthrow the neo-fascist Abe government by a massive struggle of workers and students!
Central Students' Orgburo

Crush the strengthening of the Japanese neo-fascist ruling system
Masahiro Yanagiba

Stop the legislation of the state secrecy protection bill!
Down with the Abe government! Tens of thousands of people besiege the Diet

Annual JRCL cartoon

From an old Japanese tale of an influential samurai family
The volume 'Arrogant men on the road to their inevitable ruin'

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The Abe government bent on a worst revision of the social security system
Minoru Uehata

Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant
Fuel removal operations at the Reactor 4 storage pool
Safety measures set aside, workers used and discarded
Seiya Kurimoto

Japanese shipbuilding monopolies hell-bent on overseas expansion and the reorganization of domestic marine business
Satoru Gongenzaki

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A special report to the Dec. 8th JRCL public political meeting
Lessons from our struggle against US and USSR nuclear testing
Hajime Domon

A message to the Dec. 8th meeting

'I myself must build a new party right from the outset', I resolved
Fumio Yoshikawa

China's neo Stalinism: a dash into a ruin
On the third plenary session of the 18th Central Committee of the CPC
Shoko Mizuki


No. 268
January 2014 Issue
(Printed in November 2013)

 

Fight against the restoration of 'militarist Japan'!

Shatter the enactment of a law to establish a Japanese version of the National Security Council and a law to protect state secrecy!

Crush the Abe government's all-out push to strengthen the US-Japan new military alliance and promote Japan into a great military power!
Central Students' Orgburo

Virtual abrogation of 'war-renouncing' Article 9 of the Constitution using a 'Nazi-like method'
Don't allow the constitutionalization of the exercise of the right to collective self-defence! No to the enactment of a fundamental law of national security!
Otoya Kawachi

A new military strategy of the Abe government hell-bent on preparing a war against China
The reactionary nature of the Defense of Japan 2013
Toru Takaishi

State secrecy protection bill: oppressive legislation designed to build Japan into a military power


JCP bureaucrats devoted to elaborating a 'peaceful national security' policy
Tokichiro Fueta

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Smash the massive consumption tax increase!

Fight against the Abe government increasing the poverty of the toiling masses!


Shatter the reactionary revision of labour laws!

The deadlocked TPP talks and the intensified rivalry between the US-Japan and China
Takeshi Tsujido

Stop the restart of nuclear power plants!
Decommission all the nuclear power stations and nuclear fuel facilities!

Japan Revolutionary Communist League (Revolutionary Marxist Faction)

Chemical monopoly capitalists embarking on a reorganization of enterprises amid the 'shale revolution'
Katsuya Fujigaki

Auto monopoly capitalists victimizing small subcontractors for their survival
Hamakichi Seta

Messages from foreign Friends to the 51st International Antiwar Assembly


No. 267
November 2013 Issue
(Printed in September 2013)

 

Shatter the imposition of <war and poverty> by building the solidarity of people all over the world!
The Keynote Address presented in the 51st International Antiwar Assembly
(central meeting)
Soichiro Takatsuki

Stop the US Forces' additional deployment of Ospreys!
Angry workers, students and residents of Okinawa rise in protest day and night


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Denounce the military junta's bloody repression of Egyptian people!
Haruhiko Sakuragi

The July 3rd Egyptian military coup engineered to restore the Mubarak regime
Shigeo Nagaoka

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Say NO to the Abe government and the LDP glorifying the Japanese military's war of aggression against Asian countries!
Kenji Hirao

The Abe government rushing headlong towards a neo-fascistic educational reform designed to 'build Japan into a state capable of waging war'
Fukiko Daichi

The government's attempt to introduce nationalistic moral education in the school curriculum
Kyokutaro Kitayama

Stop the Japan Postal Union leadership from accepting a 'new personnel and pay system'!
Dai Komagata

The introduction of a 'new delivery system' aimed at drastically restructuring the postal service
Makoto Takasugi

Denounce the JP Union leadership's submission to the postal management! Smash the 40,000 postal-service personnel reduction plan!
Taichi Akatake

Deceptions in the 'new regulatory standards for nuclear plants' schemed by the Nuclear Regulation Authority
Seiya Kurimoto

Denounce the concealment and neglect of the radioactively contaminated water leaks from Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant!

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Chukakuha remnants coming to ruin: desperate internal strife in the name of 'spy purges' / 'purging the party of spies'
Shoji Asahina

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Overseas Appeal for the 51st International Antiwar Assembly in Japan
Messages from Foreign Friends to the 51st International Antiwar Assembly


No. 266
September 2013 Issue
(Printed in July 2013)

 

Down with the neo-fascist Abe government!

Stop the constitutional revision schemed to restore 'militarist Japan'!
No to the strengthening of the new US-Japan military alliance!
Shatter Abenomics!

Japan Revolutionary Communist League (Revolutionary Marxist Faction)

Stop Abe's ambition to revise the Constitution!
The JRCL calls on all workers and toiling people in Japan before the House of Councillors election

Overthrow the Abe government with an explosive upsurge in the struggle against constitutional revision and the antiwar, anti-Ampo struggle!
Central Students' Orgburo

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Shatter Abenomics!
Crush major restructuring offensives against workers!


Fight against the 'liberalization of dismissals' and major restructuring offensives against workers!
Oppose the Abe government driving workers and people into poverty through Abenomics!
Central Workers' Orgburo

A 'National cooperation' to 'get rid of the deflationary recession'
A fallacious policy of the leadership of Zenroren
[National Confederation of Trade Unions]
Daisaku Kitami

Smash the major restructuring offensive in postal services!
Denounce the JPU
[Japan Postal Union] leadership's full cooperation with the management
Kenta Kimoto

Frequent occurrence of on-the-job accidents due to the forced integration of factory equipments in the steal industry
Hiroshi Kasaokamaru

Renesas Electronics' bankruptcy: the downfall of Japan's semiconductor industry
Seizo Iwai
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Stop the restart and export of nuclear plants!

No to the Abe government plunging disaster victims into a living hell!

Masashi Egawa


Approaching the heart of Kuroda's 'break and leap'
On Kuroda's article 'The turning point in my thought: looking back on my work of the year 1956', in Kuroda's Early Writings, vol. 7

Tatsuo Uzuki

To learn from the young Kuroda's struggle for 'Break and Leap'
My study note on 'The turning point in my thought' written by Kan'ichi Kuroda

Tsudzuru Hori

My study note
On the structure of the theory of revolutionary praxis as the essence-theory of revolution
Jiro Ishigaki


No. 265

July 2013 Issue
(Printed in May 2013)
 

Crush 'Abenomics'!
No to attempts to promote Japanese imperialism to a military power
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Fight against the strengthening of the new US-Japan military alliance!
Shatter all the offensive of constitutional revision!

Promote struggles by overcoming the JCP-led peace movement without 'anti-Ampo'!

Central Students' Orgburo

Smash 'Abenomics'! No to the offensive to force crushing burdens onto workers and toiling masses!

Expose the nature of the government-led BOJ's monetary easing policies of a 'different dimension' victimizing the toiling masses!

Denounce the treacheries of Rengo labour aristocrats in the 2013 spring labour offensive!
Fight against the deregulation of dismissals!



Japan's participation in the TPP in the name of a 'growth strategy'
The Abe government brings Japan's agriculture, livestock farming and health care system to ruin

Hiromichi Kurobuse

The nonsensical alternative of 'diplomacy utilizing the Constitution'
The JCP leadership's distortion of the struggle against constitutional revision

Taiji Kimoto

The decline of Japanese imperialism as an 'economicsuperpower'
Desperate measures of monopolies to survive the economic crisis

Kenji Uzawa

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Two years on from the March 11th Fukushima disaster
No to the Abe government dashing full-out for nuclear development with an imperialist ambition to build Japan into a 'strong nation'!

Slipshod measures exposed in the leakages of highly contaminated water

Deceptions in the government and TEPCO's 'plan for the decommissioning process'

Seiya Kurimoto

Tzar Putin in a fret with a sigh
Jiro Ishigaki

On the difference between Bewußtsein für es and Bewußtsein von Etwas in Wataru Hiromatsu's philosophy
Santaro Kajikawa




No. 264

May 2013 Issue
(Printed in March 2013)

Break through the reactionary neo-fascist offensives!
Make a great leap forward for the anti-Stalinist revolutionary communist movement!

The keynote address delivered at the JRCL public political meeting on the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the Revolutionary Marxist Faction (Feb 10th 2013)
Takuma Ueda
Chairman of the National Committee of the Japan Revolutionary Communist League


Resolves presented at the JRCL political meeting

Propel our anti-Stalinist revolutionary movement forward on the labour front!
By a worker comrade on behalf of all the industrial workers' committees

Let us open up the 'age of the JRCL' by mutually reforging ourselves
By a student comrade on behalf of the Central Students' Orgburo

Spread the raging flames of anti-Ampo struggle from Okinawa faced with the military confrontation between the US and China!
A public service worker from Okinawa

We resolutely promote the party building by shattering the reactionary fascist offensive!
A worker from the chemical industry

Let us take a further step by confirming the significance of our struggle against the repression on the Hokkaido Teachers' Union!
An education worker from Hokkaido

Let us strive to strengthen our party, the vanguard party of revolutionary workers!
A postal worker


For a militant upsurge of the 2013 spring labour offensive!

Shatter 'Abe-nomics'!
Now is the time to win a big wage increase across the board!

Labour aristocrats' full cooperation with capitalists in recovering the Japanese economy and improving corporate profits
The anti-proletarian nature of the Rengo leadership's policy for the 2013 Spring Labour Offensive
Hijiri Shiramine

Impeach the JC Metal labour aristocrats of supporting 'Abe-nomics'!
Ittetsu Hoshi

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Crush the move towards the constitutionalization of Japan's 'exercise of the right to collective self-defense'!
Declaration of a 'stronger alliance' agreed in the Obama-Abe meeting

Shatter the Abe government's ultra-reactionary offensives with the united power of workers and students!
Central Students' Orgburo

The declining empire hell-bent on laying siege to China
The military strategy of the second-term Obama administration
Takamasa Ogata

Promotion of Japanese nationalism to build Japan into a strong military power
The Abe-led Liberal Democratic Party's vision for 'reorganizing the state'
Takeshi Tsujido

A constitution for Japanese neo-fascism
On the Abe-led LDP draft of a revised Constitution
Otoya Kawachi




No. 263

March 2013 Issue
(Printed in January 2013)

Build an anti-fascist battle front!

Crush the ultra-reactionary offensive of the Abe-led LDP government!
Make huge strides in the anti-Stalinist revolutionary communist movement!

50 years after the foundation of the Revolutionary Marxist Faction of the JRCL
Takuma Ueda
Chairman of the National Committee of the Japan Revolutionary Communist League


No to the strengthening of the new US-Japan military alliance!
Stop the neo-fascist revision of the Constitution of Japan!
Shatter the reactionary offensive of neo-fascism!
The present internal and external situation and the tasks of the JRCL'


Crush the Abe government's neo-fascist attacks on the working class!
Fight for a militant upsurge of the 2013 spring labour offensive!
Central Workers' Orgburo

The Seven Seas, and the Seven Deadly Sins
Annual JRCL cartoon

Smash the drastic wage cut offensive by the NTT Corporation management!
Motoki Hoshikawa

Oppose Japan Post's introduction of a 'new general job' of extremely low wages!
Kuro Koide

Steel monopoly capitalists seeking a way of survival by merging and closing production facilities
On the amalgamation of Shin Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Metal Industries amid intensifying international competition

Hiromitsu Katai

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The Chinese government to build more than 50 nuclear plants for a decade
Sumio Takasaki

South Korea hell-bent on building and exporting nuclear plants
Yuki Mizuhara

No to the reopening of the Hamaoka nuclear plant!

Yutaka Kawase

Stop the construction of the Oma nuclear plant designed for full use of plutonium-mixed fuel!
An active fault line running right under the Oi nuclear plant now in operation

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No to the strengthening of repressive measures on the pretext of 'eliminating antisocial forces'!
Taizo Dan

The neo-Stalinist party of China frightened by the uprisings of the toiling masses
Shoko Mizuki




No. 262

January 2013 Issue
(Printed in November 2012)

Shatter the reactionary offensives of neo-fascists!

Create a torrent of antiwar, anti-Ampo struggles united with a struggle against nuclear development, braving the storm of neo-fascism!


Smash the deployment of the Osprey! Stop the flight drills!
No to the reopening of nuclear plants! No to the construction of a new reactor!

Down with the Noda government, a servile follower of US imperialism!
Central Students' Orgburo

No to the deployment of the Osprey!
Angry workers and toiling masses rise in blockade action at the gate of the US Futenma base
The revolutionary left lead the struggle under the banner of 'Repeal the US-Japan Security Treaty!'


Fight for a militant upsurge of the autumn labour offensive in private railway and bus workers' unions!
Denounce the support of the central trade union leadership for the restart of nuclear reactors and a massive consumption tax increase!
Kaoru Miyama

Denounce the labour aristocrats in Kikan-roren [a trade union confederation of key industries] crying out for the 'early restart of nuclear reactors'!
Satoru Gongenzaki

Condemn the Hashimoto-led Osaka City authorities' enactment of three ordinances plotted to destroy municipal workers' unions!
Takeshi Nishikaze

The Noda government funnels money into big business and nuclear development by abusing reconstruction budget funds
Masashi Egawa

The Noda government's 'medical restoration' plan for disaster-stricken prefectures: abandonment of disaster victims to hardships
Susumu Imaba
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Confrontation with mass-movementism: lessons I learn from Comrade Kuroda and his revolutionary worker comrades' struggle in 1962
Daisuke Chikugo

The essence-theory and the reality-theory: learning from Kuroda's essay 'The Theory of Commodities and the Theory of Human Existence'

Fumio Endo

Hideo Odagiri's On Human Trust and Kan'ichi Kuroda's 'The Ethic and Logic for Cooperation'
Kenzo Shimakura

My study note

Learning from Kuroda's theoretical pursuit of revolution: the very basis for the formation of the world revolution strategy, 'anti-imperialism, anti-Stalinism'

Jiro Ishigaki

Messages from Foreign Friends to the 50th International Antiwar Assembly
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No. 261
November 2012 Issue
(Printed in September 2012)

The impending danger of war in Asia and the Middle East

Absolutely no to the US deployment of the Osprey to Okinawa!
Oppose the drastic strengthening of the new US-Japan military alliance!
Fight for the promotion of struggle against Ampo!

Create an explosive upsurge in the struggle against nuclear development!
Fight by overcoming the bankrupt JCP's petition movement for 'zero nuclear plants'!

Stir up the flames of anti-Ampo struggle in opposition to the coercion of 'war and poverty' by the Noda government servile to US imperialism!
(keynote report to the 50th International Antiwas Assembly)
Tsuyoshi Fujikake

A clash between the US-Japan and China to win over ASEAN countries
The danger of war aggravating over the 'dominium' of the Spratly and the Paracel Islands
Ryuichi Otaki

Syria: battles intensified, connected with a religious sectarian strife
Denounce the massacre launched by the Assad government!
No to any intervention in the Syrian conflict, either by the US or Russia!
Shima Tatsuo

Fight against the unprecedented wage cuts posed by the NTT Corporation management under the pretext of 'extended employment up to the age of 65'
Gentaro Sagae

Advance struggles against nuclear development! Stir up the flames of antiwar, anti-Ampo struggle!
Central Students' Orgburo

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The reactionary nature of Rengo's proposed social service policy decorated with flowery words, 'unbiased support to all generations'
Yutaka Naruse

The government's 'reconstruction measures' for disaster-hit areas: deserting victims and encounraging monopoly capitalist businesses

Masa Egawa

The upsurge of the 'anti-Putin' movement and the Russian left
Noboru Miyao

Putin's command to accelerate attempts for Russia's 'restoration as a superpower'

Jiro Ishigaki

Overseas Appeal for the 50th International Antiwar Assembly in Japan
Messages from Foreign Friends to the 50th International Antiwar Assembly
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No. 260
September 2012 Issue
(Printed in July 2012)

Crush the Noda cabinet's triple offensive!

Overthrow the reactionary Noda government rushing towards a mass consumption tax increase!

Now is the time to win an explosion of anti-Ampo struggle!
Definitely no to the drastic strengthening of the new US-Japan military alliance in the name of 'dynamic defense cooperation'!

Denounce the reopening of Oi nuclear plant! Stop the promotion of nuclear power generation and nuclear development!

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Oppose the drastic wage cuts of public service workers! Stop the consumption tax increase!
Criticize the leadership of the public workers union for supporting the government-planned 'reform in social welfare and taxation'
Prefectural/Municipal Workers Committee

Smash the introduction of a new personnel and wage system by the Japan Post management!
Stop the restructuring plan leading to personnel reduction, redeployment and intensification of labour!
Genzo Kurosumi

Fight against the unprecedented wage cuts posed by the NTT Corporation management under the pretext of 'extended employment up to the age of 65'
Gentaro Sagae

No to the harmful revision of health care and nursing care systems sacrificing the 'underprivileged'!
Ayumi Kamisaka

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The Eurozone on the verge of collapse and the impending global financial crisis
Takashi Shingyouji

Affliction-ridden departure of the Kim Jong Un leadership in North Korea

Toshikatu Kamata

Revolts under the banner of 'anti-capitalism': fallacy underlying the ideology of the 'Occupy Wall Street' movement
Ryutaro Kawazu

A deceptively mended proposal to 'reform' the US-Japan military alliance 'within the framework of the Security Treaty'
The criminal nature of JCP's 'Vision of Foreign Policy'

Yasuji Kimoto





No. 259
July 2012 Issue
(Printed in May 2012)

With an upsurge of workers' struggles,
down with the reactionary Noda government!
Denounce the Rengo labour aristocrats for liquidating the spring labour offensive and devoting themselves to an Industrial Patriotic movement!
Central Workers' Orgburo

Overthrow the Noda government launching reactionary offensives for wriggling out of the imperialist crisis!
Surge up flames of the struggles against the nuclear plant restart, the strengthening of the new US-Japan military alliance and a massive consumption tax increase!
Central Students' Orgburo


Fight against the drastic strengthening of the new US-Japan military alliance under the pretext of 'the prevention of North Korea's nuclear development'!

Expose the deception of the government declaration 'the Fukushima No.1 nuclear plant has cooled and settled down'!
With no nuclear plant in operation the Noda government rushes headlong towards the restart of nuclear plants

Seiya Kurimoto

The crime of the JCP-led Zenroren leadership distorting the spring labour offensive into a campaign for begging the bourgeoisie to 'stimulate domestic demands'
Takao Miyahara

The Assad government of Syria hell-bent on a desperate massacre of its people under the confrontation between the US and Russia
Tatsuo Shima

A reignited crisis of the PIIGS sovereign bonds and the deepening in the global financial instability
Hisashi Kawarada

Smash the Chukakuha remnats desperate to prolong their life by means of 'decisive battle against nuclear plants'!
Shoji Asahina

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A study on the strategy of the Kremlin bureaucrats for 'a world revolution process'
Jiro Ishigaki

A notebook: what is the meaning of 'an approach in Y aspect'

Kikusaburo Ikegami




No. 258
May 2012 Issue
(Printed in March 2012)

A year after the March 11th Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima nuclear plant accident
Down with the Noda government deserting disaster victims!
Fight for a militant upsurge of the March 11 anniversary rally!
Japan Revolutionary Communist League

Smash the attempt to liquidate the spring labour offensive!

Denounce the Rengo leadership intent on liquidating the spring labour offensive under the banner of Kizuna (ties of the nation)!
Japan Revolutionary Communist League

Stop a massive consumption tax increase! Stir up a flame of the 2012 spring labour offensive!
Fight to create powerful ranks of the working class to overthrow the Noda government by breaking through the 'industrial patriotic' labour movement!

Central Workers' Orgbureau

A dreadful scheme for liquidating the spring labour offensive under the banner of 'overcoming a crisis of the nation'
The Rengo leadership devoting itself to the 'survival' of Japanese imperialism

Hijiri Shiramine

The Japanese bourgeoisie letting out a fearful scream amid an economic decline
The 2012 report of the Japan Business Federation: Keidanren's scheme to compel workers to pay an unprecedented sacrifice

Ryuji Sendo

The turbulent world of today and tasks assigned to the revolutionary left
A special JRCL report to the workers' meeting for the spring labour offensive on Feb. 12th
Takeo Saijo for the Japan Revolutionary Communist League

US imperialism intimidating the Iranian rulers: A danger of warfare impending in the Middle East
Stir up a flame of the antiwar struggle in solidarity with Muslim people fighting under the banner of 'anti-US imperialism / anti-Zionism'!


Stop the restart of nuclear plants! Oppose the exportation of nuclear plants!
The Noda government scheming to take forcible measures for continuing nuclear development before the due stoppage of all nuclear plants

Shinsaku Uragami


The JCP leadership using shameless flattery towards 'conservative voters' with the catchphrase of 'No to the politics ruinous to the nation'
Criticizing the JCP policy for 'opposing Japan's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership'

Hiromichi Kurofuse

Oppose the Japan's participation in TPP promoted by the US-servile Noda government!
The agriculture and livestock industries faced with imminent destruction
The 'mixed medical services' outside the framework of health insurance to be expanded all at once
A US preferable reform in the postal service system demanded forcefully

A 'gradual progress' towards the 'establishment of a Muslim state and a unification of the Arab nation'
Criticizing the political strategy of the Muslim Brotherhood

Tatsuo Shima




No. 257
March 2012 Issue
(Printed in January 2012)

Fight for a great leap forward of the anti-Stalinist communist movement!
Fight to break through the crisis of the decaying contemporary world in the 21st century!
Chairman of the National Committee of the Japan Revolutionary Communist League
Takuma Ueda



Overthrow the reactionary Noda government with the power of workers and students!
Fight for a huge surge of class struggle by overcoming the degenerate official opposition movement!

Central Students' Orgbureau

20 years after the self-disintegration of the USSR
Overcome Stalinism to open a new century of revolution!

Takeshi Osumi

Wails of the decolourized Stalinist bureaucrats of the Communist Party of China
Haruka Kanda

Putin-led Russia: pursuing the dream of its restoration as a great power
Jiro Ishigaki

An impending global financial crisis of EU origins
Ken Kawatani

Stop Japan's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership: as US vassal and for helping monopoly capitalists!
Takao Tomonaga

Japanese manufacturing monopolies suffering from the Thai deluge
Kenji Mikawa


Anxiety and scepticism about contemporary technological civilization
Heideggerian philosopher Gen Kida's comments on the Fukushima nuclear plant accident

Otoya Kawachi


Workers of All Lands, Unite!
Annual JRCL cartoon




No. 256
January 2012 Issue
(Printed in November 2011)

Fight against the imposition of war, nuclear disaster and poverty!

Fight against the nuclear development! Advance antiwar, anti-Ampo struggle! Stop massive tax increase!
Central Students' Orgbureau

Smash the reactionary offensives by the Noda government to bail out monopoly capitalists!
Fight to break the industrial 'patriotic' movement led by Rengo labour aristocrats!

Central Workers' Orgbureau

The well-known intellectual's consideration of the 'civilization-caused disaster' from the viewpoint of 'appeasing the revengeful spirits'
Inotaro Kirishita

Criticizing the newly contrived idea of the JCP 'for a low energy society with zero nuclear plants'
An attempt to conceal the criminal nature of their policy for 'peaceful use of nuclear power'

Daisuke Horiba

The Great East Japan Earthquake and the latest seismology
The responsibility of the government for ignoring alerts
Taro Sharidera

Stop the restart of the Ikata nuclear plant in Shikoku!
Satazo Misaki

The Japanese government drawing no lessons from Chernobyl
Noboru Gojo


A scheme to introduce ultra-nationalist-edited schoolbooks into remote islands in Okinawa
A placation operation before the planned deployment of SDF troops to the frontier

Noboru Izena

The neo-fascist Osaka governor intent on enacting new regulations on education
Kansai Regional Committee of Education Workers

Reading Kuroda's Topos and Praxis, Vol. 3
Hiromichi Kurobuse

The TNC leadership usurping the people's uprising in Libya
Oppose the US, UK and French imperialists carrying out military intervention and neo-colonialist invasion!
Tatsuo Shima





No. 255
November 2011 Issue
(Printed in September 2011)

Fight against re-start of nuclear plants, tax increase and
the strengthening of the military alliance!

The new DPJ government led by Yoshihiko Noda scheming to victimize the toiling masses under the pretext 'to overcome a crisis of the nation'

Oppose the strengthening of the US-Japan military alliance! Immediately stop and scrap the nuclear plants!
The Keynote Speech to the 49th International Antiwar Assembly in Tokyo

Hiroteru Kon'no

Fight back against wage cuts and tax increase under the pretext of 'reconstruction from the disaster'!
JRCL prefectural/municipal workers committee

Japanese manufacturing monopolies suffering from serious cuts in 'supply chains'
Kenji Mikawa

Lessons from our latest fights against the nuclear development
For the 81st Zengakuren congress

Central Students' Orgbureau

Japanese nationalism for 'patience'
A reactionary argument by a nationalist intellectual

Kuju Fumio

Denounce the restart of the commercial operation of the Tomari nuclear plant No.3 reactor! Stop the restart of the No.1 reactor!
Marxists Students' League Hokkaido Regional Committee

Stop construction of a new nuclear plant in Ohoma, Aomori!
Stop operation with plutonium-mixed fuel!

Takashi Horonai


Palestine amid the diastrophic changes in the Middle East
Haruhiko Sakuragi

Denounce the Chinese railway accident!
The Beijing bureaucracy desperate to cover up inconvenient information
Sumio Takasaki

Overseas Appeal for the 49th International Antiwar Assembly
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No. 254
September 2011 Issue
(Printed in July 2011)

No Nuclear Development! Strengthen the Fight!

Suspend every nuclear plant right now! Scrap all of them!
Down with the Kan government bent on nuclear development and heavier taxation!

Expose the crime of the JCP leadership starting to demand for the 'formulation of a zero nuclear plants program'
A pragmatic turnaround of the party's nuclear policy in the name of 'strategic decision'

Kankuro Shumon

Consequences of the neo-liberal 'structural reform' torturing disaster victims
Masato Ikari

Reviewing Takeshi Umehara's remarks on Fukushima
The well-known intellectual's consideration of the 'civilization-caused disaster' from the viewpoint of 'appeasing the revengeful spirits'

Yu Katagiri

Contributions from the tsunami-hit areas
Together with disaster victims rising from the rubble

Akira Shigaraki
Share the angers of workers and people suffering from the nuclear disaster
Eitaro Kamiyama

The seismic archipelago: the growing danger of nuclear accidents
Scrap the Hamaoka nuclear plant, the most dangerous plant!
JRCL Tokai Regional Committee

Stop the restarts of the Nos. 2 and 3 reactors of the Genkai nuclear plant!
The world's largest Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear plant vulnerable to earthquakes
The nuclear fuel reprocessing plant at Rokkasho Village with the danger of a nuclear catastrophe
Monju, the fast-breeder reactor


Review - Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt, Empire
Negri's fallacious Empire


Denounce the US state terrorism, the killing of Osama bin Laden!
Advance an international antiwar struggle against the US aggression in Afghanistan and the NATO bombing of Libya!






No. 253
July 2011 Issue
(Printed in May 2011)

The Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster
Stop all the nuclear plants! Support victims with all people's strength!


Denounce the Tepco Fukushima plant meltdown!

A catastrophe caused by the Kan government with no 'crisis management capability'
Never leave victims in the disaster!

Crimes of the Kan government shown in its measures for the nuclear accident and the quake
Denounce the government deserting victims in the nuclear catastrophe and earthquake disaster!


Denounce the Fukushima nuclear plant accident! Prevent the nuclear disaster from spreading!
Students and workers, make an all-out effort to support disaster victims!
Central Students' Orgburo

Down with the Kan government deserting disaster victims!
On the tasks of the revolutionary left for the Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster
Central Workers' Orgburo

For an upsurge of our struggle against nuclear development!
Oppose the enormous increase of taxation under the pretext of 'reconstruction'!

A crumbled myth about the 'safety' of nuclear plants
Stop all the nuclear plants immediately!
Shinsaku Uragami

Contributions:

A month since the Great East Japan Earthquake: Experiences in supporting victims


Standing by victims overflowing with grief and anger
Shigeo Hayashi

Now is the time to call out resolutely: stop all the nuclear plants immediately!
Namio Taira


A monopoly capitalists' way to get through the earthquake disaster
Toyota victimizing workers and subcontractors
Hamakichi Seta

The hidden objective of the US forces 'Operation Tomodachi': making Japan being subservient to the US under the pretext of coping with the earthquake disaster as an 'emergency'


Denounce US, UK and French imperialists for carrying out the air strikes on Libya!
Toiling Muslim masses, march on to topple the Khadafy regime! Advance the anti-US, anti- Zionist struggle!
Tatsuo Shima

What the 'hamas (passion)' of the Muslim youth fighting in Tahrir Square tells is?
Reflecting on the last chapter of "The way of thinking in the Middle East" written by Keiko Sakai
Haruhiko Sakuragi

On Preobrazhenskii's theory of 'socialist primitive accumulation' and his debate with Bukharin
(continued from the previous issue)
Susumu Gorei

The ideology of 'the rise of China'
A book review: "Tasks of China, an economic superpower" written by Hu Angang
Hruka Kanda



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