Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The First International Conference, organized by the Global Campaign Against US-NATO Military Bases, will be held in Dublin, Ireland, from November 16-18, 2018.
It is organised by Peace and Neutrality Alliance (PANA) of Ireland and Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases, USA.
Monday, October 29, 2018
Sunday, October 28, 2018
In a message to the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB) and the Brazilian Communist Party (PCB), the International Relations Section of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) expresses its solidarity to the communists and the working people of Brazil.
More specifically, the KKE condemns the antiworker-antipeople policy and the reactionary positions expressed by the presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Das Zentralkomitee der Kommunistischen Partei Griechenlands (KKE) organisiert eine Veranstaltung zu Ehren der 100 Jahre der Partei in Berlin.
Die Veranstaltung findet am Samstag, den 3. November um 17 Uhr in der Schorfheide nördlich von Berlin statt. Der Hauptredner wird der KKE-Generalsekretär Dimitris Koutsoumbas sein.
Grußbotschaften werden vom Sekretär der Parteiorganisation KKE in Deutschland, Kostas Goutzigiannis, sowie vom Vizepräsidenten der Deutschen Kommunistischen Partei (DKP), Hans-Peter Brenner, gehalten.
Statement by the Communist Party of the Peoples of Spain (PCPE) against the closure of the Alcoa aluminum plants:
PCPE, together with CJC, we want to express our outright rejection to the closure of Alcoa. First of all, and above all, we express our support and proletarian solidarity to all the workers of the factories. You have the Party's support for the defense of your rights, and our collaboration in the mobilizations that you decide to undertake to fight for your jobs.
Friday, October 26, 2018
In a report published today, Rizospastis newspaper (Organ of the CC of the KKE) denounces the screening by the Greek state-owned broadcaster ERT of an anticommunist, antisoviet documentary titled "The day when... Stalin won the war".
The documentary - an "anticommunist garbage" as Rizospastis calls it- consists of five parts and attempts to reproduce the talks at the Yalta Conference (4-11 February 1945) by using actors.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
The alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, in the Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul has made headlines. A Washington Post writer and a former newspaper editor in Saudi Arabia, Khashoggi had been an advisor of Prince Turki al-Faisal, former Saudi intelligence chief, and has also been close to billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal.
According to Middle East specialists, there are deeper subplots played into Khashoggi’s death — ties to Saudi intelligence and his relationship with the Islamist group known as "the Muslim Brotherhood". Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman branded the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization.
|S.Zarianopoulos (left) condemned the anticommunist |
remaks made at the EU Parliament.
During the discussion regarding the monthly "Conclusions of the European Council", the KKE MEP denounced the effort of Tajani to equate the fascist monster with communism and condemned the anticommunist stance of bourgeois parties in the European Parliament.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Kazakhstan's current President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, was once a member of the Political Bureau of the CPSU and first Secretary of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan.
With the major slogan being "No to the plans of the government and imperialists, NATO and its bases out of Greece", thousands of workers, people of every age, participated in a militant rally organized on Tuesday evening by the Communist Party of Greece and its youth wing KNE in Athens.
Members and friends of the KKE and KNE protested against the imperialist plans and raised their voice against the existence of US-NATO bases in Greece. The demonstrators demanded the closure of all foreign military bases and the return of all Greek soldiers who participate in NATO missions abroad.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
"The bloodstained NATO symbols are a disgrace for the ships of the Greek fleet" says a conscript at the Greek Navy, expressing his strong protest for the participation of Greek ships in NATO's military exercises.
Conscripts who are serving their military service at the Greek Navy denounce the decision of the SYRIZA-ANEL government to involve Greece's Armed Forces even deeper in NATO's imperialist plans.
Monday, October 22, 2018
An exhibition under the title "Karl Marx Forever?" opened in the State Museum of Russia in Leningrad (now St.Petersburg) on October 17, featuring various art pieces and documents, thus being the first display in honor of the great revolutionary thinker since the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
The exhibition is organized on the occasion of Karl Marx's 200th birth anniversary. According to the State Museum it "offers a comprehensive overview of images of the influential thinker in Russian culture and everyday life from the beginning of the 20th century till nowadays. The display includes over 100 works of fine art, household items, and archival records."
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Within the framework of the hideous "decommunization" law, the reactionary right-wing government of Poland ordered the dismantling of the Monument of Gratitude to the Soldiers of the Red Army at Warsaw's Skaryszewski Park.
The Monument had been erected in 1946 in order to honor the 26 heroic Soviet soldiers who were killed there during a battle on September 1944. Throughout the years, the monument had been vandalized by various fascists and neo-Nazis.
Friday, October 19, 2018
Demonstrations and various kinds of mobilizations organized by the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and its youth wing KNE against the presence of US-NATO bases in Greece have been scheduled to take place in many cities across the country on 22nd and 23rd of October.
Major demonstrations will take place in Athens, Thessaloniki and Patras, as well as in other parts of Greece where the government, in collaboration with the US, is planning to install new military bases for the needs of NATO.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
According to an interesting report of news agency Xinhua from Canberra, debt assistance services have warned that a record number of elderly Australians are living in poverty.
The National Debt Helpline (NDH), the government's financial counselling service, is on-track to receive a record number of calls in 2018 and staff have observed a marked increase in the number of older Australians who cannot pay their rent or mortgage.
Monday, October 15, 2018
Comrade Eric "Stalin" Mtshali (84), a long standing SACP leader, a veteran of our struggle for complete liberation and social emancipation, has ceased to breathe in the early hours of Friday, 12 October 2018. The South African Communist Party announced this great loss with deep sorrow.
Comrade Blade Nzimande, SACP General Secretary conveys our heartfelt condolences to the family of Mtshali, our entire movement and the people of South Africa as a whole. The SACP will announce memorial and funeral service details in due course after consultation with the family and the Alliance.
In a statement regarding the speech of Alexis Tsipras at the Central Committee of his party, SYRIZA, the Press Office of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) writes:
"The virtual reality that Mr Tsipras describes is collapsing in front of the people's daily routine, in poverty which persists, in the overdue payments which increase the threats of confiscations and auctions, in the labour jungle, in all these that were formed by the austerity memorandum laws of SYRIZA, New Democracy (ND) and PASOK alongside the permanent EU supervision. [This is a] proof that the development is not only unfair but, on the contrary, it is deeply class-based, anti-people and uncertain.
Sunday, October 14, 2018
The text below is the speech delivered by Kostas Papadakis, member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and also member of the European Parliament (MEP), during his visit in Sydney, Australia on Saturday 29th of September.
K. Papadakis travelled to Australia in order to represent the KKE in political events, held in Melbourne and Sydney, honoring the 100 years since the founding of the KKE and the 50th anniversary of KNE:
Dear comrades, trade-unionists, friends of the CPA, cadres of the Australian trade-unions.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Friday, October 12, 2018
In a statement issued earlier today, the Political Bureau of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) calls the working people and the youth "to rise against the policy of the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government which transforms Greece into an endless US-NATO camp".
"On 22 and 23rd of October we demonstrate in every city where military bases exist or new ones are going to be installed. In all over Greece, the Organisations of the KKE and KNE, through multiform activities, will express the opposition in these plans", writes the statement.
In the first round, the far-right Bolsonaro received 46% of the votes while the candidate of the social democratic Workers' Party (PT) Fernando Haddad got 29.3%.
In a statement, the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB)- the leader of which, Manuela D'Ávila is Haddad's vice presidential candidate- calls for broad support towards Haddad on the basis of the unity of the left forces. More specifically, the statement of the Communist Party's National Political Commission writes:
The Attica Party Organisation of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) organizes on Saturday 13 October, at 6 pm, a political event in honor of the 74 years since the liberation of Athens by the ELAS resistance army.
The event is going to take place at Korais Square and a keynote speech will be delivered by Louiza Razou, member of the Politburo of the CC of the KKE.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
In a statement the All-Workers Militant Front (PAME) denounces the pro-governmental, anti-workers stance of the majority of the Executive Committee of the General Confereration of Greek Workers (GSEE) which, during a meeting on October 8th, rejected the proposal for a General Strike on November 8th.
According to PAME, the forces of the employer and government-led trade unionism argued that the workers... "must wait for the developments", while they unleashed slanders against PAME. More specifically, among other things, the statement of PAME writes:
After the first round's results in the presidential elections that took place last Sunday in Brazil, the political parties are already preparing the alliances for the second round which is going to be held on October 28th.
The major contestants are the far-right candidate of the Social Liberal Party under the slogan "Brazil above everything, God above everyone" and, on the other hand, of the candidate of the social democratic Workers' Party (PT) Fernando Haddad.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Kammenos' visit consists a follow-up of similar meetings held in New York 10 days ago by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Foreign Minister Kotzias.
The major characteristic of Kammenos' meetings in Washington DC is the effort of the Greek government to strengthen its role as the "flag-bearer" of US and NATO imperialism in eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans, seeking a deeper involvement in the extremely dangerous inter-imperialist competitions.
Monday, October 8, 2018
Sunday, October 7, 2018
A new draft bill proposed by the Danish Ministry of Justice tries to put an end to the freedom of speech, especially on issues regarding the murderous, imperialist alliance of NATO.
According to Arbejderen news portal, the Justice Ministry prepares a law according to which even the sharing of any critical articles or views that "adversely affect the general perception of NATO” will be punishable! In order to obfuscate the threatening - towards free speech- nature of the new law, the draft legislation adds that the sharing of anti-NATO information/views will be punishable "if it is coming from a foreign intelligence service".
Saturday, October 6, 2018
In a statement signed by its General Secretary Angelo D’Angelo, the Party of Communists, USA (PCUSA) officially denounces factionalist activity, as well as "grotesque slanders and blatant lies" against it. Read the statement below:
PCUSA has been under attack in the corporate controlled media
For those unaware of the situation, the PCUSA has recently come under attack by the anti-communist media. The government could not have done a better job. The slander campaign was successful. However, their campaign to destroy the PCUSA was not. For those who are unaware of the grotesque slanders and blatant lies against PCUSA, please allow us to clear the air with this statement.
A Long History of Attacks by Government Forces and anti-communist left:
Friday, October 5, 2018
|Left: EMEP's leader Selma Gürkan.|
In a statement published on 902 portal, the International Relations Section of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), denounces the dangerous escalation of repression, under the responsibility of the Turkish government, which attempts to criminalize every opposition voice, criticism or challenge of Turkey's imperialist military intervention on the territory of Syria, namely in Afrin.
In autumn 2018, Norway will be the host country for NATO's largest military exercise, known as Trident Juncture.
With 40,000 troops from 30 nations, 140 combat aircraft, 70 ships and 10 000 military vehicles, they will train for war in central Norway - under the command of people who, without shame, bomb remote populations.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
KKE statement on FYROM Referendum: The people in both countries must fight against NATO, imperialism and nationalism
Regarding Sunday's referendum in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) for the approval of the agreement between the governments of Greece and FYROM, the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) issued a statement:
"The low turnout of the people of FYROM in the referendum was the basic element of yesterday's (Sunday) process, despite the fact that a large number of NATO, US and EU officials visited the neighboring country in order to press for the ratification of the Prespes Agreement and to accelerate the process of [the country's] integration in the above imperialist organisations.