Tiltman, Hessell
July 1954
New Republic;7/12/54, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p12
The article focuses on political and economic developments in Japan. Right now Japan is in a bad shape both economically and politically. So the government is turning to the old and tried Japanese remedy of restrictive legislation, tighter controls and a movement back to the gods of old Japan. The ultra-nationalists argue that the U.S. should pay reparations to Japan for forcibly importing democratic processes into the former feudalistic paradise. As a result of which the nation is reverting to same political nostrums as was prevalent during pre-war years.


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