How Japanese Martial Arts Invaded the West

The distinctly ‘fascistic’ elements of Japanese racism – defined as ‘fighting spirit’ – was imported into the West as being both ‘transcendent’ and ‘spiritual’ – and presented as an example to be followed by those Westerners interested in the practice of Japanese martial arts. Overnight a number of serving or ex-serving US Servicemen sprang-up in the US wearing the white ‘gi’ and black belts around their middle.

Reclaiming the Working Class

Under the influence of this distorted – and non-working class perspective – Marx is wrong, Lenin is mistaken, Stalin is evil, and China is not a Communist country. So desperate has the political Left become in the contemporary West, that one faction of it actually considers the totalitarian ideological leanings of Kim Jong Un’s North Korea (DPRK) as somehow ‘dialectically’ relevant to the British working classes who have had a thoroughly different trajectory of historical development to that of their Korean comrades.

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