Japan Bows To Their White Masters

Japan Bows To Their White Masters

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Brooklyn, NY

#1 Jan 7, 2013
22-Year-Old American Gave Equality to Japanese Women

Beaté Sirota Gordon, at the age of 22, single-handedly changed the legal status of Japan’s women from chattel to citizens by securing for them constitutionally guaranteed social, political and economic equality. She died Sunday at the age of 89 at her Manhattan home.

The most significant benefit conferred on Japan by the US Occupation was the imposition in 1947 of a constitution that conferred equal rights on its women. Its two key articles pertaining to women’s rights owed to the presence of a young Jewish Russian emigré among the staffers of Gen. Douglas MacArthur who drafted Japan’s constitution.

Gordon had grown up in Japan where her father was an eminent concert pianist and teacher. She was attending Mills College in Oakland when the outbreak of World War II separated her from her parents who had remained in Japan. In hopes of being reunited, Gordon joined MacArthur’s staff as an interpreter and arrived in Japan on Christmas Day in 1945.

She quickly located her malnourished parents in an internment camp in the countryside and brought them to Tokyo where she nursed them back to health while working on MacArthur’s staff.

In February MacArthur set out to draft a constitution that would help a devastated Japan become a democratic bulwark against the aggressive expansion of global communism led by Soviet Russia. He deputized two dozen staffers to draft the constitution in just seven days. As the only woman among them, Gordon was put in charge of drafting the provisions pertaining to women’s rights. Her decade living in Japan had instilled in her a strong desire to see their status improved.

“Japanese women were historically treated like chattel; they were property to be bought and sold on a whim,” Gordon told The Dallas Morning News in 1999.“Women had no rights whatsoever.”

She secured copies of the constitutions of other nations from Tokyo libraries and spent the next seven days crafting the language that would survive nearly intact as two articles in the new Japanese constitution ratified in 1947:

Article 14 read in part:“All of the people are equal under the law and there shall be no discrimination in political, economic or social relations because of race, creed, sex, social status or family origin.”

Article 24 guaranteed women “choice of spouse, property rights, inheritance, choice of domicile, divorce and other matters.”

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Jan 7, 2013

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#3 Jan 9, 2013
Soon all of Asia will be controlled by us whites

Delta, Canada

#4 Jan 9, 2013
Tasmaniac wrote:
Soon all of Asia will be controlled by us whites
the tap: China To Govern Australia And New Zealand

the-tap.blogspot.com/.../china-to-govern-aust... Jun 2011 – China's influence will grow to take over all of South east Asia, he says. China will be given authority over Australia and New Zealand,...

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#5 Jan 9, 2013
<quoted text>the tap: China To Govern Australia And New Zealand

the-tap.blogspot.com/.../china-to-govern-aust... Jun 2011 – China's influence will grow to take over all of South east Asia, he says. China will be given authority over Australia and New Zealand,...
Bahahahahaha that's the funniest thing I've read in a long time

San Francisco, CA

#6 Jan 9, 2013
Australia bows only to the USA.

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#7 Jan 9, 2013
Snowflake wrote:
Australia bows only to the USA.
The US is our good mate

Delta, Canada

#8 Jan 11, 2013
Tasmaniac wrote:
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Bahahahahaha that's the funniest thing I've read in a long time
China dominates the Australian economy... you just dont want to admit it...

but then it doesent matter if you do or dont...

your kids will lose out no mater what you do...

better that you are blissfully unaware...

than to be rioting in the streets...

like your low IQ white race... has been known to do when you cant compete...

Delta, Canada

#9 Jan 11, 2013
Should the US learn to share power with China?
By ABC's Catherine McGrath
Posted Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:13pm AEST

PHOTO: The Australian Government hopes that Australia never has to choose between the United States and China.(stringer Shanghai: Reuters)
There hasn't been a philosophical fight like this in the Australian security sector for years.

Over the past week, the argument has erupted. It hasn't been as sexy or as exciting as watching the Olympics, but it is getting interesting.

Every day a new salvo appears. All of the known defence and strategy experts are taking a position and expressing it.

Today a new entrant, Professor Paul Dibb, has plunged into print on the subject, but more on that later.

At issue: should Australia encourage the United States to make room in the Asia Pacific for the strategic ambitions of China? In essence, should Australia tell the United States to 'back off'?

Some say 'yes'. Australia's Defence Minister says 'no'.

The debate began with the newly launched book The China Choice: Why America Should Share Power by Professor Hugh White, from the Australian National University and the Lowy Institute. In it, he argues that America should concede some power to China, and former Australian prime minister Paul Keating (who launched the book) agrees.

White's is a provocative thesis because at its heart is the claim that if current policies remain, China and the United States are set to collide. Keating says China is growing in power and might, and deserves respect:

This must mean recognising China's legitimacy, its prerogatives as a great power, and the legitimacy of its government. If we are pressed into the notion that only democratic governments are legitimate, our future is limited to actions within some confederation of democracies.
As for US defence primacy in the Asia Pacific, Paul Keating believes changes are needed:

For my own part, I have long held the view that the future of Asian stability cannot be cast by a non-Asian power, especially by the use of US military force.
Professor White says a shift in policy is required because Australia has always seen its place in Asia being mediated by US power.

Our natural instinct is always to hope that America remains the dominant power. But if America tries to stay dominant, to keep China in the box it has been in these last few decades, then China is going to push back, and that is going to make rivalry more likely, and Australia will be faced with the terrible situation of having to make a choice between the United States and China.

Delta, Canada

#10 Jan 11, 2013
The New Class Elites

"Australians have never given their consent to the dangerous experiment of turning their country into the utopian dream of the multinational state. This dream, as yet unsuccessful in any corner of the globe, is being ruthlessly imposed on Australians in lieu of their informed consent. As some of the results of multiculturalism begin to emerge, the experiment, already unpopular, grows daily less poplar but the social engineers continue to insist that multiculturalism works in much the same way that they slavishly admire the emperor’s clothes."

E J Kempster
"Australian Leadership elites in politics, the bureaucracy, academia, big business, the churches and the media have effectively cut themselves adrift from the interests of majority of Australians. Many have betrayed the trust of the people they are supposed to represent.

"As part of this process the elites, while they may mouth concern for the country, have given up thinking in terms of the national interest to pursue an internationalist agenda. This agenda is eroding the foundations of our nation and marginalising the majority, which has less and less say in its destiny.

"The bulk of the media, charges with a watchdog role in the public interest, have become active agents in this process. Academics, artists and others who are supposed to be independent-minded have become propagandists and intellectually corrupt hirelings."
Graeme Campbell and Mark Uhlmann

"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gate is less formidable, for he is known and he carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves among those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very hall of government itself. for the traitor appears not traitor - he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their garments, and he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation - he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of a city - he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to be found."
Cicero 42 BC

The idea that there exists a new class, ruling elite that controls, not only by armed force and money, but also by ideas, is viewed, unsurprisingly enough by many of its members as a right wing conspiratorial idea. It is no such thing. The ideas, not only by armed force and money, but also by ideas, is viewed, unsurprisingly enough by many of its members as a right wing conspiratorial idea. It is no such thing. The idea of a ‘new class’, a new ruling class, has, has been discussed by a number of mainstream writers. Christopher Lasch’s The revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy argues that democracy is threatened not by the masses, as Jose Ortega y Gasset though in The Revolt of the Masses (1932), but by the best and the brightest, who have become arrogant internationalists, forming a community of elite professional and managerial contemporaries stretching across the globe, with little sense of civic and moral virtues.

This idea has been expressed by scores of writers since the early 19th century, so this process has been going on for some time (usually in debates over free trade vs protectionism, but in the 20th century over immigration). For example C Wright Mills in the Power Elite and Alvin Gouldner in the Future of the Intellectuals and the Rise of the New Class, develop this thesis, the latter theorist being used by Katharine Betts in her critique of Australia’s immigration policy.

Delta, Canada

#11 Jan 11, 2013
Fears over 'white flight' from selective schools

Study warns of shrinking diversity.

A "WHITE flight" from elite selective high schools is entrenching ethnic segregation in Australia's education system, according to a social researcher.

In a study of student language backgrounds in schools, Dr Christina Ho, of the University of Technology Sydney, found a clear pattern of cultural polarisation, with few Anglo-Australians in high-achieving selective entry government schools. Students from migrant families — mostly from Chinese, Indian and other Asian backgrounds — dominate the enrolments of the schools.

In Melbourne, 93 per cent of students at Mac.Robertson Girls High School and 88 per cent of pupils at Melbourne High School and Nossal High School are from language backgrounds other than English (LBOTE), a category that also includes those from non-Asian backgrounds.

In Sydney, nine out of the top 10 highest performing selective schools have similar high percentages of LBOTE pupils, mainly from Asian backgrounds.

People who speak an Asian language at home make up 8 per cent of Australia's population, according to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Dr Ho said it was understandable why so many migrant families, put off by high fees in private secondary schools, flocked to public selective schools because of their outstanding academic results.

"Anglo-Australians' shunning of public selective schools is less explicable, particularly among those families with talented children who might achieve the required standard on the selective schools [entry] test," said Dr Ho, whose findings are published in the journal Australian Review of Public Affairs.

"The 'white flight' from these schools must partly reflect an unwillingness to send children to schools dominated by migrant-background children, which simply further entrenches this domination.

"If current trends continue, we risk creating highly unbalanced school communities that, rather than reflecting the full diversity of Australian society, instead constitute unhealthy and unnatural bubbles of segregation and isolation."

Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/national/education/f...

San Francisco, CA

#12 Jan 11, 2013
Heck the Japanese are bowing to China, they are giving in to China in various issues. Rare earths diplomacy, food diplomacy et al.

Brooklyn, NY

#13 Jan 12, 2013
In addition, offering up their geishas!

San Francisco, CA

#15 Jan 12, 2013
I never thought that Asians would be low enough to stoop to other ppl, but the Japanese have shown me otherwise.

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