Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The developments in the Greek Trade Union movement and the negative role of GSEE

The last years the workers in Greece have faced an extremely brutal attack from employers, governments, the EU

The consequences of this attack have resulted in wage cuts, abolition of rights, attacks against the collective organization of workers so that they will be easily exploitable by the bosses.

Against this attack the workers had an important weapon of resistance PAME, the class unions of Greece. Those trade unions, that since the first day were at the forefront of the struggle, of information, organization and mobilization of the working class against the anti-workers hurricane that was being prepared.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

International Conference against US-NATO bases to be held in Dublin on November

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

The People vs Bolsonaro: The Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB) calls for broad unity to defend democracy

On the occasion of the electoral victory of the far-right, dictatorship-admirer Jair Bolsonaro in the presidency, the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB) calls for a broad democratic front in defense of democracy and people's rights. The statement, in both english and portuguese, is the following: 
The election of Jair Bolsonaro in the presidential elections establishes a new political period in our country, marked by threats to democracy, national patrimony, the sovereignty of the nation and the rights of the people. It was elected a president of the Republic clearly determined to establish a dictatorial government, to implement, blood and fire, an ultra-liberal and neo-colonial program.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

KKE: Solidarity to Brazilian communists - Solidariedade aos comunistas do Brasil

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

100 Jahre KKE: Sekretär D. Koutsoumbas besucht Berlin am 3.-4. November (DE / EN)

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.

PCPE rejects the closure of Alcoa aluminium plants in Spain

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

Filthy anticommunist propaganda by Greek state broadcaster ERT denounced by KKE

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 murder of Jamal Khashoggi highlights the hypocrisy of the imperialists

The alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, in the Consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul has made headlines. 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. 

KKE MEP responds to vulgar anticommunist remarks made by EU Parliament's President

S.Zarianopoulos (left) condemned the anticommunist 
remaks made at the EU Parliament.
As 902 portal reports, the deputy of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) at the European Parliament, Sotiris Zarianopoulos, gave a decisive response to the vulgar anticommunist statements made by the EU Parliament's President Antonio Tajani. 

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 President Nazarbayev paid tribute to Hitler's ally Carl Mannerheim!

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. 

Today, almost 30 years since the counterrevolution in the Soviet Union, as the undisputed -multimillionaire- leader of the Republic of Kazakhstan, resorts to various policies of extreme anti-communism

Massive demonstration by the KKE against US-NATO military bases in Greece (Photos)

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

Greek Navy conscripts stand up against NATO: "There is no place for NATO in Greece"

"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

Communist Party of Poland: Polish people owe their liberation to the Soviet Army

In a statement, the Communist Party of Poland (KPP) strongly denounces the recent demolition of the Red Army monument at Warsaw's Skaryszewski Park, comparing this practice of the Polish authorities to what the Islamic State did to historical sites in the Middle East. The full statement is the following:
The Communist Party of Poland wishes to express its utmost indignation at the destruction of the monument commemorating the soldiers of the Red Army situated in the Skaryszewski Park in Warsaw. 

Karl Marx Forever! Exhibit in honor of the revolutionary thinker opened in Russia

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

How ungrateful are you Poland? Authorities dismantled Red Army monument in Warsaw

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

Greek communists prepare for nationwide rallies against US-NATO military bases

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

Cuba Sí, Yankees No! Cuba denounces the U.S. provocation in the United Nations

Cuba's Permanent Representative at the U.N., Ambassador
Anayansi Rodríguez Camejo.
The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cuba to the United Nations has issued a statement strongly denouncing the unprecedented provocation of the U.S. government in the United Nations. The statement, published in newspaper "Granma", reads:
Today, Tuesday 16 October, 2018, the United States of America has once again sullied the name of the United Nations.
The United States, in another action of contempt for human rights and this Organization, has preferred to create absurd lies about Cuba rather than recognize and promote a campaign to redress its multiple human rights violations, both in its territory and in the rest of the world.

Turkish workers establish solidarity network against the crisis and the capitalists

The Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) has inaugurated the solidarity, struggle and communication network of workers against the crisis and the capitalists, soL news portal reports. 

In its appeal, “the TKP will welcome those who wish to have access to this network at its buildings, clubhouses and representative agencies,” the party said. 

“We will join our forces. We will not bow down to the bosses. We will clamp down on the exploiters. Those who suppose that workers are all alone should know that we will breathe down bosses’ neck.”

Capitalism in Australia: A record number of elderly people are sinking in poverty, debts

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

KKE: Hands off the Communists of Ukraine!

In a statement issued today, the Press Office of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece denounces the threatening statements made by a far-right Ukrainian MP against the life of the leader of the Communist Party of Ukraine P.Symonenko and expresses its solidarity with the communists of the country: 
The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) strongly denounces the statements made by I. Mosiychuk, member of the Parliament of Ukraine with the “Radical” Party, via which he is calling upon “patriots” to murder Petro Symonenko, 1st Secretary of the CC of the CP of Ukraine.

Eric "Stalin" Mtshali, South Africa's veteran communist and anti-apartheid symbol, dies

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.

KKE: The policy of Tsipras places him in the same reactionary bloc of ND and PASOK

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.