The Girondes of Working Class

Written by Damodar on The Other Aspect blog. The 21st party congress of CPI (M) recently concluded at Visakhapatnam with the usual ritualistic flavour that has become the hallmark of such events for the parties of Left Front particularly the CPI and the CPI (M). The party congress would be known for selecting or ratherContinue reading “The Girondes of Working Class”

Lugansk People’s Republic authorities ban strikes, International Workers’ Day marches, and forbid international anti-fascist forum

Open letter to The General Secretary of the World Federation of Trade Unions Georgios Mavrikos  General Secretary of the World Federation of Trade Unions Georgios Mavrikos Being the communists of Lugansk region we apply to you as to worldfamous avowed champion of communist ideals. We are surprised and deeply revolted from the fact that the mainContinue reading “Lugansk People’s Republic authorities ban strikes, International Workers’ Day marches, and forbid international anti-fascist forum”

The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan): Hail May 1st, the International Working Class Day!

May 1, 2015 (Machine translation from Swedish into English) For socialism and international solidarity! On First of May 2015, millions of workers, together with progressive forces around the world demonstrate against capitalist system and imperialist barbaric war against oppressed people. May Day is a day when millions of people take to the streets and demonstrateContinue reading “The Party of Labour of Iran (Toufan): Hail May 1st, the International Working Class Day!”

‘Novorossiya’s’ ‘Leftist’ Friends

The frenzied world-wide front is expanding Mercy to no one, no one, no one! Stanza from 1989 Russian anarchists’ song Vintovka – eto prazdnik (The Rifle is a Holiday) By the Russian punk bank Grazhdanskaya Oborona (Civil Defense) The annexation of Crimea, the “Novorossiya” project, and the fight against the “Kyiv junta” are not supportedContinue reading “‘Novorossiya’s’ ‘Leftist’ Friends”

Anasintaxi (KKE 1918-55): On the Events in Nandigram

* This article, translated in Greek, published in Anasintaxi issue 263 The 14 known dead, the wounded, the raped and the unknown number missing in Nandigram, the victims gunned down by the joint police and the CPI M cadre ‘action’ on the 14th of March, visibly signify the pain of the marginalised sharecropper suffering fromContinue reading “Anasintaxi (KKE 1918-55): On the Events in Nandigram”

Anasintaxi (KKE 1918-55): The “K”KE leadership in the congress of the social-fascist “C”PI (M), slayers of the Indian people

The congress of the revisionist “Communist” Party of India and the “Communist” Party of India (Marxist) were held in Hyderabad, Central India, from the 23rd of March to 2nd of April. The delegate of “K”KE was Nikos Seretakis, member of the department of International Relations of the CC. Of course, we are not surprised byContinue reading “Anasintaxi (KKE 1918-55): The “K”KE leadership in the congress of the social-fascist “C”PI (M), slayers of the Indian people”

Fascists come to Russia to rally against…fascism?

William Echols Following the first International Russian Conservative Forum, the overall militarist bent Moscow has taken in the wake of its secret war against Ukraine has brought to the fore a startling fact; many in Russia are scantly aware of what fascism actually means anymore. Imagine if you will, an authoritarian form of government whichContinue reading “Fascists come to Russia to rally against…fascism?”

‘I’m a Russian Occupant’: Viral video justifies imperial aggression

A recently released YouTube video entitled ‘I’m a Russian Occupant’ is a deeply telling panegyric to 19th century-style white man’s burden imperialism, which goes a long way towards explaining what is wrong with the mentality of many Russians today. It’s a rare occurrence to see proponents of a worldview unironically putting out such a boldContinue reading “‘I’m a Russian Occupant’: Viral video justifies imperial aggression”

Anasintaxi (KKE: 1918-55): Some questions and answers about the current situation in Greece

1. Several dozen glorious general strikes and constant struggles of the masses in Greece against the austerity policies of ND and PASOK that plunged Greece into poverty and unemployment expressed the anger of the people and demanded a change in Greek society. How do you see and interpret the victory of SYRIZA in the elections?Continue reading “Anasintaxi (KKE: 1918-55): Some questions and answers about the current situation in Greece”

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Spanish Civil War

Spanish Revolution of 1931–39 a revolution during which there evolved in Spain a democratic republic which for about three years from the middle of 1936 struggled for its existence, waging a national revolutionary war against fascist insurgents and Italo-German invaders. The specific features of the Spanish Revolution were in large measure attributable to certain distinctiveContinue reading “The Great Soviet Encyclopedia on the Spanish Civil War”

ICMLPO: Resolution of Solidarity with the People of Haiti

By decision of the Security Council of the United Nations, Haiti has been militarily occupied by MINUSTAH [United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti] since June 1, 2004. This occupation is taking place under the excuse that it is a humanitarian mission that aims to “stabilize the country,” but it is actually trying to prevent theContinue reading “ICMLPO: Resolution of Solidarity with the People of Haiti”

Utsa Patnaik: On Measuring “Famine” Deaths: Different Criteria for Socialism and Capitalism?

By Utsa Patnaik Many developing countries which have a high proportion of poor in their population, are typically characterised by a high death rate as well as a high birth rate, with the birth rate exceeding the death rate. The rate of natural increase is given by the difference between the birth rate and the deathContinue reading “Utsa Patnaik: On Measuring “Famine” Deaths: Different Criteria for Socialism and Capitalism?”

The Underlying Objective for the Zionist Calls for “Anti-Assimilation” was an aid to Nazi Germany

This article was published by Alliance (Marxist-Leninist) as part of the publication Alliance, issue #30, “Marx, Lenin and Stalin on Zionism.” The desire to be free of oppressions from pogroms is naturally understandable. But could that desire lead to an alliance with forces of fascism that would promote the worst pogrom known to us toContinue reading “The Underlying Objective for the Zionist Calls for “Anti-Assimilation” was an aid to Nazi Germany”

Michael Parenti on “Left” Support for the Democratic Party

  “Left anticommunists find any association with communist organizations to be morally unacceptable because of the ‘crimes of communism.’ Yet many of them are themselves associated with the Democratic Party in this country, either as voters or members, seemingly unconcerned about the morally unacceptable political crimes committed by leaders of that organization. Under one orContinue reading “Michael Parenti on “Left” Support for the Democratic Party”

Response to Lawrence & Wishart statement on MECW

We are intrigued by the Lawrence & Wishart statement on the Marx Engels Collected Works published on April 25, 2014 via their web site. The reaction of the “Marxist community” at large has been wholly negative to the actions — completely legal — by L&W, asking the Marxists Internet Archive to take down the L&W copyrighted material.Continue reading “Response to Lawrence & Wishart statement on MECW”