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]

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