-aidealogy," with which we are all I_).nue' Mannar in this countrY, are eireek by a .1 ap aneSe political leltder wl in has foi:,t(tou1. a league 11111Ctt 14) bip. c More tlidit three-quarters or a members. 'rho iery 1E11110 of the league-the 1,1 taste ao Abolish Political Verdes "— eltilsiones Wit inn. 111111 figures conspi, mealy and .stirratively, if um in the I itle, .:11 tenet in the prograinme cif every auroopeen faze ai porgy. Closely joined to this le I lie attack oll financial Inutives III politiettl and national 'Malts. Both Oman idea-, have, iii I Weal, drawn towards leacietii mitioy who would Jr driven lovely' trete IL if they saw it us
prima i the instrument Of ii. totall
But 1110 totatitarian idea is not far tete either la But 1110 totatitarian idea is not far tete either la _wain or iii Europe. l'he foomiler of the league, Mr. Yotukii alatsuoka, has told tin interviewer that the principle of the league le "one natiun, one body," a metaphor which, In the West, has been enshrined with disastrous consequences in the ambi guous tame " corporate " and serge-tide " state.
But Mr. alatsuoka leaves us in no doubt as to whether we shotild put a totalitarian. interpretation upon it. He 1.sa
" nation does net exist for the convenience of its citizens; on the contrary, the members exist for the sake of the national organism." Here we Nlve the balite direct, opposition tu the Chriettan philosophy of the State that we find in some of the less guarded titterenees Of European fascist leaders. Ae tor the future, Mr. alatsuolia will not e et divulge his programme. That is to be dune utter the political parties
are abolished. then it is a secret. Some may be -tempted to think that
I eallerent, has yet beett TI)1'111U
1ELted, We recall "Beachcomber's "
happy hit at Fascist movements everywhere %viler' lie represented Mr-.. Wretch. 'philanthropist, social worker arid busy-body " and 'founder of the Scarlet Shirts, as announcing that the programme of the Scarlet Shirts would riot be formuleted until they had obtained power to carry it out.