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”