2003 NOVEMBER 5 - NOVEMBER 11 NEWS
REVOKE THE DECISION TO SEND SDF TO IRAQ
JCP Chair Shii Kazuo pointed out the failure of the U.S.-British occupation of Iraq and the need to give way to U.N.-led efforts to assist in Iraq's recovery.
LARGE CORPORATIONS REPORT RECORD PROFITS THROUGH RESTRUCTURING
As large corporations are pushing ahead with cost-cutting corporate restructuring, the struggle to stop such practices and establish an economy governed by rules is a major political issue.
JCP DETERMINED TO PLAY SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN POST-ELECTION POLITICAL PROCESSES
The number of JCP seats in the House of Representatives decreased to nine from the previous 20 as a result of the general election, but it believes that its campaign appeal will play a significant role in future political processes.
* Revoke the decision to send SDF to Iraq (November 5)
* SDF will be target of attack in Iraq (November 7)
* LDP, DPJ to discuss military strategy with U.S. counterparts supported by war industry (November 7)
* Fuwa on Japan-U.S. Defense Strategy Council (November 7)
* What is 'Japan-U.S. Defense Security Strategy Council'? (November 7)
* Japan pays 150,000 dollars for every U.S. soldier stationed in Japan - FY 2003 (November 10)
JCP on general election results (November 11)
* JCP gains 4.58 million votes in general election (November 11)
Say No to business circles domination of politics -- Akahata editorial, November 6 (excerpts)
* Political strategies of business circles (November 5)
* Business leaders welcome 'two major parties' advances (November 11)
* People doubt 'bright signs' in economy (November 5)
* Large corporations report record profits through restructuring (November 6)
* Many express fear about Japan's preparations for going to war (November 10)
* Smithsonian's Enola Gay display draws criticism from U.S. cultural figures (November 10)
* Women's organization condemns Tokyo governor's remarks against Korean (November 5)
Tokyo's governor does not represent us -- Akahata 'Current' column, November 6
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