The Western Socialist
Vol. 29 - No. 228
No. 4, 1962
For the benefit of readers of the Colonist article June 28 about the Japanese Socialist party and to avoid the confusion that may arise out of this false label, it is only fair to point out that this party is not Socialist. That is one of the reasons why their candidates "sound like George Washington." He was non-Socialist, too.
Socialism, as the name implies, is social ownership of the means of production and distribution, where each receives according to his or her individual needs, obviating exchange of wealth, and therefore money.
There is no real Socialist party in Japan.
Daily Colonist, Victoria, B. C. July 1, 1962