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A View on War and Violence from Post–Postwar Japan: Interview with Toshimaru Ogura

Please say a few words about your activities over time in Japan! I was born in 1951 and had been teaching Marx’s economics and critique of modern capitalism at a local Japanese university for over 30 years. Therefore, I am sometimes considered an “economic scientist.” Those who have read my book “Acid Capitalism,” which refers […]

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Anti-militarisation protests in Japan. An interview with Chie Matsumoto.

On August 30, tens of thousands of people (120,000, according to organizers), protested outside the Japanese parliament against new military legislation that would allow the military to fight abroad. This would happen for the first time since World War II to Japanese troops. According to its constitution, Japan is barred from using force to resolve […]