INTERNATIONAL: Decade of Humiliation

All civilized people ought to have poured the dust of penitence upon their heads. But only one nation remembered last week that ten years ago began the downfall of the post-war world, the illness of civilization which has stricken the whole of Europe and still spreads.

The one people who did not forget were the Chinese, who live on the opposite side of the earth from Western civilization and celebrate upside-down holidays called National Humiliation Days. For ten years their most important National Humiliation Day has been Chiu I Pa. (pronounced Jo Ee Ba, translated Nine-One-Eight, meaning Sept. 18)....

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