Solidarity with the people of Venezuela!

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This from Zoltan Zigedy in the USA

This coming September will mark 45 years since the US helped engineer a bloody coup against the Chilean government, a government seeking to break the chains of imperial dominance and capitalist enslavement. Today the US government is at it again, engaging its enormous power to destroy a liberating project of the Venezuelan people. In the interim, US dirty hands have been present in thwarting the self-determination of peoples throughout the world, in some cases multiple times. Afghanistan, El Salvador, Nicaragua, tiny Grenada, Panama– the list of the violated goes on and on– extending to more recently, Libya, Syria, Ukraine, Honduras, and, at the moment, Venezuela.

It doesn’t matter whether the US is ruled by Republicans or Democrats. When the first whiff of national independence is detected by the global watch dogs, the alarm sounds and the political “leaders” fall in line.

Surely only…

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Shaping relations with communist and workers’ parties

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Below is detailed a very balanced and mature approach by the German Communist party to the basis on which it conducts relations with sister parties.

Final version decided by the party executive committee’s 6th conference on Januar 26, 2019

 

The DKP considers the intensification of the cooperation of the communist and workers parties as the decisive way to strengthen the revolutionary and anti-imperialist movement on a global scale.

In doing so, the DKP acknowledges that there are different views between Communist and Workers Parties on a number of issues. These can and must be the subject of a debate in solidarity between the parties. The debate, the common practice, and the exchange about the struggles fought can lead to a gain of knowledge, and thus help to improve the work of all parties, but also of the communist world movement as a whole.

The DKP is guided by the…

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Grave of Karl and Jenny Marx vandalised

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The grave of Jenny von Westphalen and Karl Marx has been vandalised in a hammer attack that left the face of the plinth scarred with hammer blows.

Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths said: “The ideas of Marx – like his plinth at Highgate – are powerful enough to outlast any damage done by a fascist vandal. This moronic attack should help ensure an even bigger turnout for the annual Marx Oration and ceremony there on Sunday, March 17. The labour movement and the left in Britain and internationally must now ensure that the monument is fully restored as quickly as possible”.

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