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2010 OCTOBER 13 - OCTOBER 19

Use of 3.4% in corporate internal reserves can create 157,000 jobs
As of March, 87,000 university graduating students still have no job lined up, but using only 3.4 percent in corporate internal funds of 11 trillion yen amassed over the past year alone can create 157,000 jobs for new graduates. JCP Dietmember Kasai Akira demanded that the government encourage large corporations to increase the number of new recruits.

US subcritical nuclear test contradicts Obamafs call for nuclear free world: Shii
gI strongly protest against the test. What the U.S. government must do is to take effective actions to keep its promise made to the international community to seek a nuclear free world,h said JCP Chair Shii Kazuo on October 14.

JCP demands govft put a stop to JALfs radical layoffs
JCP parliamentarians on October 14 called on the government to instruct Japan Airlines (JAL) to immediately cancel its coercive layoff plan. They also demanded a JAL restructuring plan that gives top priority to aviation safety and to the maintenance of public interests as a transport company.



POLITICS
PM Kan and Komei Party cast knowing glances at each other
Young conservatives seek legality for SDF to use arms abroad
Dangerous attempt to serve arms industryfs greed
Former disarmament ambassador calls for lifting ban on arms exports
Govft must adjust rice supply and demand: JCP Kami
eKakushinkonf movement for progressive united front holds event
People share experiences in eKakushinkonf movement



US FORCES
Kan refuses to reassess ambient impact around new base
JCP discloses US military option to deploy Ospreys at Futenma base
Nago City Council wants Japan-US deal on new base revoked
Alliance of Subordination
Japan-US Alliance and SDF ? Part IV



NUCLEAR WEAPONS
US subcritical nuclear test protested
US subcritical nuclear test contradicts Obamafs call for nuclear free world: Shii



LABOR
Use of 3.4% in corporate internal reserves can create 157,000 jobs
Bereaved families call for law to prevent ekaroshif
JCP demands govft put a stop to JALfs radical layoffs
Daikinfs disposable use of labor is unacceptable: JCP Yamashita



WELL-BEING
Childcare center constructed in leprosy sanatorium



RIGHTS
Sendai bar association calls for relief of ered purgef victims



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