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March 23, 1987


By CBR Staff Writer

The Axis stirs again! Despite the country’s apparent effortless success when viewed from a distance, Japan is beginning to suffer seriously from the soaraway Yen, companies whose employees took it for granted that they were employed for life are beginning to lay surplus people off, and, as is usual when times are hard, demagogues are looking for someone to blame: the Japanese have a dreadful hang-up about racial purity, and although wealthy ones spend fortunes on cosmetic surgery to make their eyes oval, and a fair complexion is prized above rubies, they really do believe Japan’s commercial success is a direct result of freedom from bastardisation; looking around the world the demagogues see mongrel populations almost everywhere, and have lighted on the one race that can be argued to be as racially pure as themselves – the Jews, and according to a best-selling book by Masami Uno, Jewish-dominated interests – he cites IBM, AT&T and General Motors Corp – are indulging in a targeted bashing of Japan.

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