Today, more than one in three Japanese is in temporary work. They have almost no rights, no security and no future.
- Many young Japanese perceive erosion of their economic security and employment rights
- Japanese Communist Party (JCP) new recruits are signing up at the rate of 1,000 a month
- Classic proletarian novel is at the top of the best-seller lists, and communist-themed “manga” comics are enjoying soaring success.
Source: Japan’s young turn to Communist Party as they decide capitalism has let them down (Telegraph) [via Japan Soc]