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MCGnewspaper "UMITSUBAME"
UMITSUBAME No.1303/June.11
"UMITSUBAME" that means storm petrel in Japanese, is the MCG newspaper published
every two weeks..



@In front of the National Diet (Nov.1959)


lenin's "own words"
For raising trotskyism!



No.1303/June.11, 2017
Reorganization of "emperor-as-a-symbol system"
-- Prevailed behavior of " unconstitutionality"

@The bourgeois public opinion makes a fuss and makes merry as that the first "living succession(or abdication)" of Emperor realized after the times of the Meiji Restoration of 1867, that is the start of the Japan capitalism began with a fantasy of anachronism called "Restoration of Imperial Rule". However, for workers such a thing is chickenshit, having nothing to do with essentially. The Emperor system of Japan is not merely only an outdated remain. It is the system already clarified that it is a reactionary and harmful social existence that should be swept away in 1945 at the latest by playing a decisive role to drive the whole of the nation to imperialism war, an aggressive war in the early 20th century, by the bourgeois governing classes and the military authorities influenced fascism and burning in an ambition of the aggression using it. It is only one of cancer cells in this current society with "democracy" as principle, a discrimination system fighting against the principle of "democracy", a malignant tumors eating away, hollowing out and leading it to dismantling. The Emperor family and the Abe Administration try to maintain and prolong the Emperor system of Japan that is already anachronism and cannot but die out more and more by the work of cheap tricks such as "living succession(or abdication)", but the workers object to such a maneuver determinedly.

[Editorial]: "The King is naked". -- The established special law of illusion
The issue of Kake school and "the national special ward." -- After the failure of "bedrock regulation" destruction illusion.


No.1302/May.28, 2017
Disregarding the dilemma
- - "The force abandonment" and " the Self-Defense Forces specification" of the Constitution Article 9

@Abe started the last maneuver for his third term of the LDP's president and the power monopoly of another four and a half years. Outside of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the focus of maneuvers is the constitution revision that is "the earnest wish" of Abe, Liberal Democratic Party's reaction group and nationalists. Their target has been to change "the imposition constitution" by MacArthur to a constitution along "the conditions of a country" in the history and culture peculiar to Japan. Of course, Japanese workers and working people cannot permit the maneuver of Abe. But the problem is what point of view we stand on and how to fight. The workers and working people must confirm that if they just crying "follow the current constitution", they cannot fight out against Abe's maneuver till the last moment.

[Editorial]: Stop false " public acts" ! -- They are unconstitutional "personal acts" of the imperial family
Punish a crime, don't punish a person -- Remove the nihilistic oppression law of the Abe Administration
Showing true colors more and more -- Stupid stunt of "the childrens' health insurance" by Koizumi


No.1301/May.14, 2017
Abe's purpose is holding the power.
-- Revision of the Constitution for revision of the Constitution by Abe.

@Abe has begun to appeal for a constitution revision suddenly with letting the past carefulness posture change completely. His purpose is obviously holding and extension of power. That is, he intends to let the government which is approximately four and a half years now extend approximately the double and to stay in the seat of power until 2021. Therefore, the constitution revision plan that the Abe Administration took was subordinate to the ambition to perform a mere constitution revision, and it is incoherent and is not at all different from the constitution draft which the LDP raised until now but is full of contradiction logically and practically. Such ambition of Abe is not more likely to easily work because it is not detected easily even for the nationalist group and the reaction group.

[Editorial]: Great chorus of education free. -- A captation policy of Shinjiro Koizumi.
The fall of two existing major political parties. -- There is no future with respect to the right and left populist, too.


Marx's Labor Theory of Value :
A Defense
Hayashi Hiroyoshi
Translated by Roy West


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Japanese Marxist Hayashi Hiroyoshi introduces the fundamental concepts of Marx's economic theory, particularly the "labor theory of value" presented at the beginning of Capital.

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Karl Marx's ideas have been declared "dead" on more than one occasion, only to emerge with new relevance a few years later. But the "collapse of communism" seemed to be the final nail in his coffin. The end of history had been reached, we were told, and poor old Karl was wrong. - Or was he?

In Marx's Labor Theory of Value: A Defense, Hayashi Hiroyoshi argues that Marx will continue to be relevant as long as capitalism continues to exist. This is simply because no one grasped the nature of capitalism on a more profound level than Marx did. Hayashi presents the most fundamental aspects of Marxist economic thought, centering on the discussion of the commodity at the beginning of Capital. Also included are detailed examinations of Adam Smith's theory of value and the concepts of ground - rent, credit, and productive labor. Hayashi shows that Marx's labor theory of value is the key not only to understanding capitalism but also for grasping the essential characteristics of socialism. And socialism - as the real solution to the contradictions of capitalism - turns out to have little in common with the recently deceased "communist" states.

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