Workers Solidarity Movement in Japan

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Mar 26 2007 16:30
Workers Solidarity Movement in Japan

I saw that this group was categorized as ex-anarcho syndicalist, now left communist in www.broadleft.org:

http://www.broadleft.org/jp.htm (bottom of the page)

Does anyone know anything about the positions of this group?

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Mar 29 2007 23:31

Their 'what's new' link has stuff from 2001 at the top - and the name is still "anarchosyndicalist journal".

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Mar 30 2007 04:22

Actually a really interesting group in my opinion. They did a whole pamphlet on the 1995 strikes and riots in France, have researched Castoriadas, Mattick and others. They have links to John Gray's site, and generally seem to be some of the few people in Japan who know that not all communists are bolsheviks. I've tried to contact them several times and their mail has not worked. As far as I know a central person in their group lived in Hokkaido in the north, and (I can't confirm this) turned to the right recently, abandoning anti-capitalism. I find that a little incredulous. This is, or was, their web addy: http://www.bekkoame.ne.jp/~rruaitjtko/

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May 21 2007 09:52

http://fnfukuoka.jugem.jp/?eid=38

We had the event called "Gogatsubyo matsuri" (meaning "may depression festival") to act against neoliberal-capitalist state. some of you may recognize the flag of "no vox". They joined us from Osaka.

"Freeter Union Fukuoka" is the only union in Kyushu, Japan with a bit of a taste of anarcho syndicalist (I guess...). "Freeter" is the Japanese word which has a similar connotation with "Lumpen-proletariat" and we can translate the word into "Multitude" or "Precariato".

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May 21 2007 12:30

yes, WSA knew them. I even met their main militant Sato in Chicago in 1986. They were affiliated with the IWA.

More later.

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May 22 2007 12:47

A brief look at the Japanese WSM site inidcates to me that some of the same ex-RRU people are involved. I also note on the broad-left site the "Workers' Solidarity / Anarcho-Syndicalist Network". Of which I'm not very clear about at all.

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Jun 6 2007 16:03

文字化けしないのかな?

おのとしひこさんようこそ。
大阪でいろいろやってるHexと申します。
ぜひともLibcomの日本語掲示板に参加のほど宜しくお願いします。
福岡のフリーター組合と高円寺の動きが大感動してますのでそういうようなことに関する思いとか是非教えてほしいです。

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Jun 9 2007 15:03

Hexさんどうも。
ここは日本語でも大丈夫なんですね。
libcomの掲示板は「general」枠しかRSSフィードに対応してないんですよね。
それが残念です。頑張って小まめにチェックしようと思います。

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Jun 9 2007 15:05

あ、RSSフィード見つけました。よく見てませんでした。すいません。