Wednesday, 15. August 2018

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  1. Finding a formula to describe Fidel is no easy task


  2. March of the red caps, full adhesion to the strike of the USB laborers. The agricultural workers of Foggia joined the strike proclaimed by the USB after the two massacres of labourers, which claimed 16 lives in 48 hours. No one is at work in the fields around the ghetto of Rignano, in the town of San Severo, the heart of the protest, from where at 8 am the march of red berets headed to the prefecture of Foggia. Hundreds of workers paraded with the same hats worn by the victims, caps distributed weeks ago by USB to help the labourers protect themselves from the sunshine of the countryside and ideally from exploitation and lack of rights, in a process of organizing that is advancing at great pace. The workers on the march were joined by the governor of Puglia Michele Emiliano. The claims...
  3. The Cuban Revolution is building a society based on a commitment to the full dignity of human beings

  4. Kinukondena ng Jose Rapsing Command-BHB Masbate ang walang tigil na pandarahas at terorismo ng berdugo at pasistang 2nd IBPA, 96th MICO at Rebel Returnees sa mga residente ng Brgy. Talisay, San Fernando, Masbate na nagdulot ng pagkatakot at pagkasira sa kabuhayan at ari-arian ng mga tao sa lugar.

    The post Tuloy-tuloy na Pandarahas at Terorismo sa Probinsya ng Masbate na kinasasangkutan ng 2nd IBPA, 96th MICO at Rebel Returnees appeared first on NDFP.

  5. The New People’s Army (NPA) owned up the raid of a quarry site in San Mateo, Rizal, which it said was responsible for environmental destruction and the massive floods in Rizal province.

    The post NPA owns up attack on Rizal quarry appeared first on NDFP.

  6. Ahed Tamimi thanks the WFTU for the international solidarity campaign it has organized in over 85 countries of the five continents to release Ahed Tamimi and her mother from Israeli prisons and to defend the Palestinian people in their struggle for their independent and democratic country with East Jerusalem as its capital.
  7. In an unprecedented move, Cuban citizens living abroad will be provided the opportunity to participate in discussion of the proposed new Constitution

  8. The long-awaited biographical film about Cuban dancer Carlos Acosta will premiere during the San Sebastián Film Festival, in this Basque city, September 21- 29

  9. A reflection on the occasion of Fidel’s birthday – August 13, the 92nd anniversary of his birth – and a life well lived

  10. The detachments of the Armed Forces of the Philippines/Civilian Auxiliary Force Geographical Unit (AFP/CAFGU) produced nothing significant towards developing the livelihood of the people in the region. It failed to solve the basic problems of the people such as low wages, landlessness, high rent of land and farm equipment, low prices of farm products, high loan interest rates, and rising prices of commodities.

    The post CAFGU/AFP detachments – anti-development and unable to solve the basic problems of the people appeared first on NDFP.

  11. The National Democratic Front–North Eastern Mindanao Region along with the revolutionary forces in the region, strongly condemn the US-Duterte regime’s continuing crackdown of legal and democratic progressive organizations by arbitrarily filing trumped-up cases, killing and terrorizing its members.

    The post The US-Duterte regime is intensifying the crackdown of progressive and democratic forces appeared first on NDFP.

  12. Pinabubulaanan ng Celso Minguez Command (CMC) ang alegasyon ng 31st IBPA na isa diumanong NPA ang nahuli nilang si G. Amadeo “Onyo” Grayda o alyas Ka Rigor isang residente ng Catanusan, Juban, Sorsogon. Ang nasabing tao ay isang sibilyan na matagal nang umalis sa Celso Minguez – BHB Sorsogon at wala nang kinalaman sa organisasyon.

    The post Amadeo Grayda, hindi kasapi ng NPA-Sorsogon appeared first on NDFP.

  13. Rodrigo Duterte’s unrelenting campaign against small-time drug users and street-level pushers is nothing but a cover-up to conceal his own family’s involvement in drugs.

    The post Mafia overlord Duterte’s anti-drug war is one big cover-up appeared first on NDFP.

  14. Duterte is the mentally and morally bankrupt president of a financially bankrupt government. Mentally bankrupt, he is unable to understand the rotten character and social ills of the semicolonial and semifeudal ruling system. Morally bankrupt, he is capable only of giving out extrajudiual kill orders, making financially impossible promises and using his foul mouth in a futile attempt to deflect attention from his crimes and unfulfilled promises.

    The post The Bankruptcy of the Duterte Regime appeared first on NDFP.

  15. The goal is a broad democratic exercise in which the majority of citizens may participate and express their opinions, with no limitations of any kind, to construct the constitutional text together, among ourselves

  16. The self proclaimed T-shirt Soldiers group claimed responsibility for the August 4 attack on the Venezuelan President’s life

  17. Our socialism is not an arbitrary imposition, accepted by a docile people, but rather the result of a conscious, popular decision, upheld for generations, and reaffirmed forcefully in 2002 when more than nine million people signed a petition to include its irrevocable nature in the Constitution

  18. Videoconferences; training for consultation facilitators; timelines for meetings; gathering materials, and study of Council of State Secretary Homero Acosta’s presentation to the National Assembly of People’s Power are among the tasks underway within these institutions

  19. The assassinations revive the specter of terror that hung over the country for years

  20. During a nationally radio and TV broadcast, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro presents evidence regarding the failed attempt on his life that occurred this past August 4

  21. The World Federation of Trade Unions, which is the militant voice of 92 million workers in 126 countries all over the world, expresses its internationalist support and solidarity to the workers of the Irish airline Ryanair. Pilots and cabin crew of Ryanair from Ireland, Sweden, German, Spain, Portugal and other countries have been protesting and organizing strikes since July 2018, demanding from the airline to respect the laws and their working rights. As the world’s militant trade union movement, we stand by the side of the workers of Ryanair and we are ready to support their struggles for the improvement of their working conditions and the respect of their rights. The Secretariat
  22. The National Democratic Front (NDF) - Negros Island disputes the recognition of Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. as champion of the environment. He is most undeserving of this title and the broad masses does not owe him any gratitude for his contributions in Negros' social, economic and environmental destruction.

    The post Marañon, an anti-poor and anti-environment governor appeared first on NDFP.

  23. Members of the Citizen Auxiliary Force Geographical Unit (CAFGU) hit by military actions launched by the New People’s Army-North Eastern Mindanao Region (NPA-NEMR) in the month of July 2018, were legitimate military targets. This refutes the lies peddled by the spokespersons of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and aristocrat-Lumad that they were Lumad civilians and did not commit any crime in their communities.

    The post CAFGU members hit by NPA military actions are legitimate military targets appeared first on NDFP.

  24. Today, August 9, 2018, we celebrate Martyrs Day in North Eastern Mindanao Region (NEMR). On this day we render our highest salute and give tribute to the martyrs of the revolution. On this day also we remember Fr. Frank “Ka Migo” Navarro who gave up his life to serve the people and the revolution. Ka Migo was a revolutionary priest who joined the New People’s Army (NPA) and became a Party cadre in the region.

    The post Salute and give tribute to the martyrs of the revolution in North Eastern Mindanao Region appeared first on NDFP.

  25. Information from the settlement report approved by deputies to the National Assembly of People’s Power, as part of the accountability process regarding the use of the people’s resources

  26. Leaving behind the failed attempt on the life of their President, Nicolás Maduro, the Venezuelan people continue defending the conquests they have won and advancing social transformation

  27. The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing more than 92 million workers from the 5 continents of the globe, expresses its solid support and full solidarity with the hundreds of thousand workers in tea plantations of Darjeeling in India, their fair struggle and demands. More than 400,000 workers from around 370 plantations are in a three-day strike, demanding an increase of 20% to their extremely low daily salaries which are less than 2.5 USD. The class-oriented trade union movement stands on the side of the workers who live in the limit of poverty and struggle against the monopolies which create countless profits by exploiting the worker’s labour. The Secretariat
  28. Communists condemn assassination attempt on Venezuela’s President Maduro and demand Canada end its sanctions now and cut ties with Venezuela’s far right opposition. The Communist Party of Canada condemns the attempted assassination of Venezuela’s newly elected President Nicolas Maduro on August 4th as an act of terrorism. Six arrests have been made so far and [...]
  29. Andres Manuel López Obrador has announced the first 13 reforms that he will send to Congress when he assumes the Presidency of Mexico on December 1

  30. With President Miguel Díaz-Canel on hand, a meeting was held recently to review the implementation of prioritized government programs, including plans to confront climate change and to preserve the country’s historical memory

  31. On August 6th 2018, seventy three years have completed since the crime in Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 9th, by the US Imperialism , which in 1945 deprived the lives of hundreds of thousands of people and thousands of others in the coming years due to the effects of radiation in the territory. The dropping of atomic bombs meant to intimidate the peoples, to send a “message” to the USSR, to the militant movement of all countries, to put the stamp of US intimidation to the international situation after the second world war. The position of the USA and their allies generates new dangers for the wider region and mankind as a whole. The USA, NATO and European Union aim at plundering Third World Countries’ natural resources, strengthening their spheres of influence and tracing...
  32. The World Federation of Trade Unions condemns the assassination attempt against Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro that took place in Caracas, Venezuela during his public speech at a military even. The class oriented international trade union movement is on the side of the popular strata of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and, once again, clearly states that the only competent to determine the future of the country is its own people. The World Federation of Trade Unions, as the only trade union International that fights against imperialism and capitalist exploitation, will continue to show its active solidarity with the Venezuelan working class. We call on the Venezuelan people to be vigilant in the face of events and to fight for the deepening of their social achievements, until...
  33. Cuba’s Olympic champion pole vaulter shines in Baranquilla


  34. According to the South Korean Ministry of Health, Welfare and Disease Control, at least 29 people have died due to heatstroke in South Korea. The WFTU expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the of the dead people. Unfortunately, whether it is a heat-wave or any other natural disaster, always the workers, the ordinary people, are unprotected, suffer and pay with their lives the lack of safety measures. The World Federation of Trade Union firmly struggles for the ensuring of the protection of the workers and the popular strata in all aspect of their life and call the workers to strengthen the class-oriented trade union movement in this direction. The Secretariat
  35. Principal elements of proposed constitutional reform outlined by Council of State Secretary Homero Acosta

  36. An obligatory stop for those following the footsteps of the great novelist in Havana is the Vigía estate, where he lived from 1939 until 1960

  37. The World Federation of Trade Unions on behalf of its 92 million workers in the 5 continents of the globe, expresses its solidarity to the Bitajib’s workers who are in a strike for a week now demanding the prompt payment of their three-months unpaid salaries. The workers of the company, including engineers, skilled, unskilled and ordinary workers, went on strike, struggling against the payment delays of the Bitajib company which took over the construction work for the jinki road. The world class-oriented trade union movement is in solidarity with the strike of Bitajib’s workers and demands the immediate ending of the unacceptable and anti-worker practices of the company. The World Federation of Trade Unions, standing on the site of the workers supports their fair struggle and...
  38. The WFTU expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the people who lost their lives by the earthquake and the following strong aftershocks, which struck in Indonesian island, Lombok. At least 91 people lost their lives and hundreds of others injured. In addition, more than a thousand homes are damaged. Our thoughts are with the people who are affected or are in danger because of the strong earthquake. We demand the prompt reviewing of the safety measures against natural disasters and the implementation of immediate and adequate measures to ensure that no other lives will be lost. The Secretariat
  39. The Communist Party of Canada condemns Prime Minister Trudeau’s announcement at the NATO summit this past week that Canada will lead a new NATO mission in Iraq and expand its military role in Latvia. Canada must immediately withdraw from NATO, cut military spending and bring Canadian troops home. While the US government continued to push [...]
  40. Since April 2018 Daniel Ortega’s Sandinista government in Nicaragua has been facing a growing wave of civil insurgency – very similar to that seen in Venezuela in 2016 and 2017.  It follows two years’ preparations for economic warfare by the US.

  41. Addressing the Communist Party's political committee on Thursday evening, Alex Gordon recalled the words of Bolshevik revolutionary VI Lenin: 'There are decades where nothing happens and there are weeks where decades happen'.

    In just one week, Prime Minister Theresa May had met German Chancellor Angela Merkel, moved against the Eurosceptics in her own party and precipitated what could prove to be a fatal spate of resignations from the Tory Cabinet.

  42. It’s becoming clearer by the day.  Communists believe that securing full social equality rights for LGBTIQ2S communities in Canada is part of a wider global movement to advance human rights by building socialism. The past year has seen some progressive steps and several setbacks. A glance at the latest State-Sponsored Homophobia Report gives a sobering picture of a backward [...]
  43.  A YEAR on from Labour’s 'extraordinary' progress at the general election more needs to be done to build a socialist mass movement to sweep Jeremy Corbyn into office, the Communist Party said at the weekend.

    The CP executive committee welcomed the marches for a new deal for workers on May 12 and for the NHS’s 70th birthday last Saturday, but cautioned that parliamentary revolts Labour MPs opposed to Mr Corbyn’s leadership had confused the party’s stance on leaving the European Union, potentially alienating working-class voters.

  44. The Communist Party of Canada calls on the Trudeau government and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen to end meetings with U.S. counterparts discussing expanding and continuing the xenophobic “Safe Third Country Agreement” and instead immediately withdraw from the agreement. Minister Hussen, over the last two months, has been trying to reach a new [...]
  45. Le Parti communiste du Canada appelle le gouvernement Trudeau et le ministre de l’Immigration, des Réfugiés et de la Citoyenneté, Ahmed Hussen, à mettre fin aux discussions avec leurs homologues américains à propos de l’élargissement et de la continuation de l’accord xénophobe sur les tiers pays sûrs, et plutôt de s’en retirer immédiatement. Au cours [...]
  46. The Communist Party of Canada welcomes the June 12 agreement between Presidents Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, as an important step towards removing the threat of a new and potentially catastrophic war in the Korean Peninsula. But while we express our optimism, we know that powerful voices within the imperialist camp still seek to prolong [...]
  47. 'The Tory government is a divided shambles over Brexit and would be finished off by a large, solid group of left-wing MPs', Liz Payne told the Communist Party's political committee on Wednesday evening.

    She was reporting after a visit to the Westminster parliament, where she had taken Palestine Peace and Solidarity Council chair Aqel Taqaz to witness Prime Minister's question time.

  48. What is the EU Withdrawal Bill?

    The Withdrawal Bill aims to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act and thus implement the decision of the June 2016 referendum for Britain to leave the EU. Therefore, it upholds the sovereignty of the people, while ending the sovereignty of EU treaties, directives and institutions over the Westminster parliament.

  49. The US government has held Canada hostage to its unilateral and one-sided trade policies for long enough, said Communist Party leader Liz Rowley responding to the US trade tariffs slapped on Canadian steel and aluminum May 31st. “It’s time to get out of a one-sided trading relationship where the US coughs and Canada gets pneumonia,” [...]
  50. Original article published by Mi Xingang, China.org.cn, May 30, 2018

    Rather than being strictly a dogma, Marxism is applicable to real life conditions and is itself evolving, said Robert Griffiths, general secretary of the Communist Party of Britain. He spoke during an interview while attending a workshop entitled "Marxism of the 21st Century and the future for world socialism," hosted by the International Department of the CPC Central Committee in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on May 28.

  51. The Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Canada joins with other progressive and democratic movements in condemning the G7 Summit being held June 8-9 at La Malbaie, an isolated location far from Quebec City. The G7 Summits are not an opportunity for open debates about economic and social policy. These events are an [...]
  52. Le comité exécutif central du Parti communiste du Canada se joint aux autres mouvements progressistes et démocratiques pour condamner le sommet du G7 qui se tient les 8 et 9 juin à la Malbaie, un endroit isolé, loin de la ville de Québec. Les sommets du G7 ne sont pas une opportunité de tenir des [...]
  53. The federal Liberal government’s $4.5 billion purchase of the TransMountain pipeline expansion project is a bonanza for Kinder Morgan shareholders, but a disaster for Indigenous peoples, the environment, and communities along the pipeline route. The Communist Party of Canada calls on Parliament to reject this dangerous sellout, and instead to move away from reliance on [...]
  54. Communist Party members who were delegates at the 2018 UCU Congress consider that developments at the Congress place the future of the union at risk.

    We recognise that legitimate concerns have been raised about the conduct of the leadership in the current USS dispute and wider issues of union democracy. Congress is the forum to debate these issues, including holding elected officials to account.

  55. امریکی سامراج کے صدر رونلڈ ٹرمپ کے نام کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان کا خصوصی پیغام آپ نے آج اپنی ٹوئٹ میں کہا ہے کہ پچھلے پندرہ سالوں میں ہمارے حکمرانوں نے جن میں جنرل پرویز مشرف, آصف علی زرداری اور سابق وزیر اعظم نواز شریف شامل ہیں انہوں نے امریکہ کے 33 ارب ڈالرز کی امداد میں ہیرا پھیری اور غرد برڈ کی ہے ٹرمپ صاحب! ہمارے حکمرانوں کو سوائے کمیشن اور پیسہ بٹورنے کے علاوہ اور کسی کام میں … Continue reading
  56. آصف علی زرداری, شہباز شریف اور جہانگیر ترین واجب القتل ہیں. کاش ایسا مذہبی فتوی اگر ہمارے علمائے کرام دیتے تو کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) کھلے عام ان کی حمایت کرتی حکومت نے پنجاب میں کم از کم گنے کی سرکاری قیمت خرید 182 روپے اور سندھ میں 180 روپے فی من مقرر کی ہے مگر سندھ میں زرداری کی گیارہ شوگر ملز, پنجاب میں جہانگیر ترین اور وزیراعلیٰ شہباز شریف کی لاتعداد شوگر ملیں ان بےبس … Continue reading
  57. قائداعظم کے یوم ولادت پر چیئرمین کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) انجینئر جمیل احمد ملک کا خصوصی پیغام قائد اعظم محمد علی جناح سیکولر پاکستان کے حامی تھے مگر جلد انتقال ہونے کی وجہ سے قائد اعظم کا یہ خواب پورا نہ ہو سکا. کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان اس بات کا برملا اظہار اور اعلان کرتی ہے کہ وہ قائد اعظم کے سیکولر پاکستان بنانے کی خواہش کی جدوجہد جاری رکھے گی اور ایک دن ایسا ضرور آئے … Continue reading
  58. ALL PAKISTAN POLITICAL PARTIES CONFERENCE AT LAHORE. لاہور ہائی کورٹ بار ایسوسی ایشن نے کل مورخہ 9 دسمبر 2017ء بروز ہفتہ کو لاہور میں “موجودہ ملکی سیاسی صورتحال اور جمہوریت کا مستقبل” کے موضوع پر ایک آل پاکستان پولیٹیکل پارٹیز کانفرنس کا انعقاد کیا ہے جس میں کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) کو بھی دعوت دی گئی ہے جس کے لئے ہم لاہور ہائی کورٹ بار ایسوسی ایشن کا شکریہ ادا کرتے ہیں کل کو منعقد ہونے والی … Continue reading
  59. BEFORE THE ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN, ISLAMABAD Application No._____/2017 BRIEF STATEMENT CONCERNING THE OBJECTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS AND PROPOSALS IN RESPECT OF ANY PROVISION OF THE DRAFT ELECTIONS RULES 2017 BY THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF PAKISTAN (CPP) DULY REGISTERED POLITICAL PARTY WITH ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD. Respectfully Sheweth, 1.       That the press release and the Notification dated 12th of October, 2017 of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) notifying to the General Public of Pakistan that the ECP is pleased … Continue reading
  60. Notification No. 4/CPP/CC/Meeting/Minutes dated 31-01-2017. Press Media of CPP and the Central General Secretary Mehraj Gul Khattak hereby announced that the following nine member’s office bearers of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) and 52 Members of the Working Committee of the CPP from all over the Pakistan has been notified for the information of all the General Public of Pakistan and other concerned. Their names are as under:- 1. Engineer Jameel Ahmad Malik Central Chairman … Continue reading
  61. Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) flag to fly half-mast for 7 days has now been extended till December 4, 2016 when the Castro’s ashes would be buried in the southeastern city of Santiago says the press release issued here today by the Press Media of CPP. “Castro, a living communist legend, who has achieved immortal historical achievements for the development of world socialism. He was the great person of our era, and people and history will remember him forever,” says the … Continue reading
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  67. Eight core sectors of Indian economy grew cumulatively at a lower pace of 2.7% in 15-16 against 4.5% in '14-'15.core sectors are: coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity.

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