The Japanese Communist Party Has Been a Vital Presence in Japan’s Politics / by Kenji Hasegawa

Secretary General of the Japanese Communist Party Kyuichi Tokuda addresses Japanese soldiers, repatriated after World War II, in Tokyo, Japan, on July 6, 1949. (PhotoQuest / Getty Images) Originally published in Jacobin, July 15, 2022 The Japanese Communist Party turns 100 today. Its activists challenged the authoritarian emperor system of prewar Japan, and it remainsContinue reading “The Japanese Communist Party Has Been a Vital Presence in Japan’s Politics / by Kenji Hasegawa”

How Global McCarthyism Shaped the World / by Peter Hogart

Members of the Youth Wing of the Indonesian Communist Party (Pemuda Rakjat) are watched by soldiers in Jakarta during attacks on communists in 1965. (Photo: AP) This article was originally published in Orinoco Tribune . Military coups are a CIA tool used to control the Global South and ensure U.S. hegemony in many parts of the world. AsContinue reading “How Global McCarthyism Shaped the World / by Peter Hogart”