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2007 SEPTEMBER 12 - SEPTEMBER 18
JCP Secretariat Head Ichida criticized the two candidates in the LDP presidential election for promising that they will continue the "structural reform" policy that is increasing poverty and social disparities.
Corporate donations and government subsidies have made political parties degenerate into entities financially separated from the public and led them into corruption as shown in the office expenses scandals.
The LDP has a good reason to stick to an increase in the consumption tax rate because this is a firm policy of business circles, the LDP's most reliable supporter.
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