Thousands of working people, youth, self-employed and pensioners protested yesterday (9/7) outside of the Parliament following the call from dozens of unions, Labor Centers, and Federations that rally with PAME, along with mass organizations, all powerfully shouting “this law will not be implemented, no compromise with repression!”

The thousands of protesters in Athens and dozens of other cities across the country made clear that they cannot impede the struggles of workers and the people; the struggle of the people will tear this paper into bits and this bill, like all the previous ones, with which the governments have attempted to silence the voice of the people and their struggle.  The mass demonstrations are a continuation and...

PAME held mass rallies in Athens and other Greek cities against the government’s bill that bans the demonstrations, which was being discussed in the Parliament at the same time.

Thousands of gathered workers, students and other organizations sent a message of protest, denouncing the government’s attempt to silence and put on hold the people’s struggles. They also shouted that the workers’ and...

Member states must broaden collective bargaining rights to include platform workers, extend paid sick leave and carers’ leave, and be afforded fiscal flexibility during the crisis under sweeping measures from rapporteur José Gusmão (Bloco de Esquerda, Portugal) approved by the European Parliament today. 

Part of the EU Employment Guidelines, Gusmão’s adopted text demands that only...

On July 4, 2020, the Xth  Joint Plenum of the CPRF CC and CCRC was held in Moscow. Due to restrictions imposed due to COVID 19 epidemic, the Plenum became an another event of the Central Committee held in format of a videoconference. More than 2,000 participants from all regional branches of the Party, as well as representatives of veteran, women’s, youth and other public associations were...

Millions of workers in the tourism and catering sector, as well as many more working in related activities, have been hit hard on their income and labor rights, after the spread of COVID-19 pandemic around the world, since the beginning of 2020.

It is now clear that tourism, which accounts for 29% of global exports of services and 7% of total exports, remains a very expensive and highly...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel set out the priorities of the German Presidency of the EU Council today in the European Parliament.

Reacting to Merkel’s speech, GUE/NGL co-President Martin Schirdewan said her presidency would be judged by how it manages the economic and social fallout from COVID19.

Schirdewan said people were tired of member states arguing over the recovery plan and called...

‘This Tory government will face a heavy reckoning for its disastrous response to the COVID-19 crisis’, Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths told the party’s online executive committee meeting at the weekend.  He pointed out that that Britain had the second highest death rate for the virus in the world – second only to Belgium which includes suspected as well as confirmed cases...

A failure to reach political majority in the European Parliament today means that next week’s plenary debate on Turkey’s violation in Greek & Cypriot waters will take place without a resolution.

However, the right-wing EPP group has singled out the GUE/NGL group by specifically accusing them of blocking a resolution on Turkey’s aggression. The charge is wholly unfounded. This is a shockingly...

USB ItaliaUSB demonstration in front of Parliament in Rome

The Covid-19 pandemic that exterminated more than 32,000 citizens in Italy and during which 29,000 health workers were infected, has confirmed some things that USB has been saying for some time and that should form the basis for the construction of a new National Health System.

First of all, that Health and Welfare must be public and universal...

Telecom Workers Unions of Greece (SETIP) held strike action in the multinationals NOKIA and LG against the announcement of layoffs in both companies.

At the same time the unions in Athens and Thessaloniki held protests against the plans of the Greek Government to ban demonstrations and strike action. In Athens the Union protested at the Ministry of Labor. During the meeting with the Ministry the...

Numerous activities were organised by KNE’s Organisations all over Greece for 26 June, International Day Against Drugs.

With events, meetings, exhibitions, film screenings, sports tournaments, artistic creation, etc. we are sending a strong message against all drugs, while at the same time we promote KNE's positions, by disseminating in a mass way the publication of the Committee of the Central...

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