JAPAN: Proletariat's Spokesman

Japan's pacifists and Communists have been largely driven into hiding but still extant is the National Council of Japanese Trade Unions and in Manhattan last week arrived its chairman, doughty Mr. Kanju Kato. Ever fearless of the "patriotic" assassins who have often tried to get him, Mr. Kato bluntly answered a Herald Tribune newshawk's question: "Have

Japanese workers benefited by the occupation of Manchukuo?" "The only ones who have benefited," said Mr. Kato, "are those in the munitions factories. For others conditions have been very bad. Generally speaking, since the Manchurian invasion,...

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