07 | 04 | 2020

PAME, which represents the class unions of Greece, a member of the WFTU, expresses its Solidarity and support to CGT Commerce et Services of France and all workers of Commerce in France for their strike action on April 8.

The strike called “Strike to Save Lives” is called to protect the Health and the lives of the workers in Commerce, who since the beginning of the pandemic of COVID-19, are working non-stop without any measures of protection.

The super-market owners and the Government of France, as in Greece and in other countries, sacrifice the lives of the workers for the profits.

No worker must be sacrificed for the profits of the multinationals!

Now immediate measures for the protection of the workers!

We break the...

After being received by the Prime Minister in the morning, the leaders of the PCF broke new ground this Thursday with a press conference by videoconference: a first. The opportunity for the national secretary Fabien Roussel to present his party’s proposals in this period of crisis, divided into six chapters (available on pcf.fr) and shared with the whole of the forces of the trade unions...

After an online meeting of the Welsh Communist Party's executive committee today (Sunday, April 5), Welsh CP secretary Trevor Jones issued the following statement:

"The Welsh Communist Party salutes the heroic working people of Wales who are in the front line, fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and keeping our society running. Once again, it is starkly obvious who does the essential work on which we...

'The COVID-19 pandemic should not be blamed for yet another severe crisis of the capitalist system caused by corporate ownership of the economy and the anarchy of market forces', Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths told an online meeting of the party's executive committee at the weekend.

'The impact of the coronavirus will make the forthcoming recession all the deeper, but this...

Along with more than 230 political parties across the world, the Communist Party of Britain has signed an Open Letter on the COVID-19 crisis from the Communist Party of China.

In an interview with China's Xinhua News Agency on April 3, Communist Party of Britain general secretary Robert Griffiths said:

'The Communist Party of Britain was pleased and honoured to associate itself with the...

AC, Baile Átha Cliath

No, dolphins have not traveled to Venice to watch 12,000 Italians die of a pandemic, elephants haven’t broken into gardens to get drunk off wine in China and no, the environment isn’t benefiting from humans struggling with Covid-19.

Recently hitting one million likes on Twitter, one tweet, from a woman based in New Delhi, India, @ikaveri spread a rumour about swans and...

Musician Helin Bölek, from Turkish band Grup Yorum, has died after 288 days on hunger strike.

Amidst the global fight to contain the CONVID-19 pandemic, we must remember the many struggles around the world that prevail.

Helin Bölek, a young musician and leading member of Grup Yorum, defended with her own life the right to sing the truth. Bölek, along with band mate Ibrahim Gokcek...

AH, Baile Átha Cliath.

Allied Irish Bank and Bank of Ireland have recently been in the headlines. They intend to allow the accumulation of unpaid interest rates despite the mortgage payment freeze. Outrage and shock pours over the minds and emotions of many of their customers. This outrage is justified, as is the shock at the unscrupulousness of these institutions which themselves owe a debt to...

It’s been described as the biggest peacetime crisis to face Europe for 75 years. Yet, when the Covid-19 pandemic hit, our EU leaders were caught flat-footed, and were soon floundering and overwhelmed as the death toll rises and unemployment goes through the roof. 

EU solidarity to member states impacted by the coronavirus outbreak hasn’t just been slow. At times, it was an unedifying...

Viktor Orbán’s unilateral power grab in Hungary this week marks not only a dramatic shift in the anti-democratic nature of his premiership, it also underscores how national governments around Europe, illiberal or otherwise, are using the COVID-19 crisis as an convenient excuse to row back on the fundamental rights of their citizens.

In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, many EU member...

Policy proposals from Left MEPs in the European Parliament.

1. Zero dismissals

All employees should be protected from dismissal. This includes preventing the non-renewal of fixed-term or temporary contracts and the status of false self-employed persons. 

2. Leave no one behind

Measures must give priority to the protection of all workers, including those in atypical and precarious work...

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