On November 26, a US-led combined air and land assault on Pakistani territory near the border with Afghanistan led to the death of 24 Pakistani military personnel and injuries to many more. The people and government of Pakistan have responded as one with anger and indignation, and protests have erupted all across the country.
Staunch Communist, fighting trade unionist, dedicated social worker and humanist Com. R. Shanmugam is no more. A person who worked day and night for the liberation of the working class and welfare of the people, Comrade Shanmugam passed away following a heart attack on 28th of November, 2011 at the young age of 58.
US imperialism and its allies, including Israel, Britain, France, Germany and other powers, have been stepping up the pressure and siege of Iran to a feverish pitch in recent weeks. After a decision by Britain to further tighten sanctions on Iran, the Iranian majlis (parliament) decided on November 27 to downgrade its ties with Britain.
On November 22, the Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal based in Malaysia indicted former US President George Bush and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair for war crimes, in connection with the 2003 invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq.
Greece is considered to be the birthplace of European political thought, with the longest history of democratic forms of political power dating back to the stage of slave society. Today, in the early 21st century, the people of Greece are confronted with a State that openly places its duty to its external money-lenders above its duty to its own citizens.
Hundreds of workers, peasants and tribals in the villages around Padagha participated in a mass rally on November 27, 2011. The theme of the rally was "We are the producers – We are the real Maliks". The rally was organised by the Lok Raj Sangathan. A correspondent of MEL covered the rally and filed this report.
An anti-nuclear protest demonstration was organized on December 8 at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi by various organisations including Lok Raj Sangathan, CNDP, NAPM, AISA, INSAF, Delhi Forum, Delhi Solidarity Group, Delhi Platform, and Artists against Nuclear Power.
Nuclear establishment officials shy away from answering the genuine questions!
More than 1000 people had jam packed the Veer Sawarkar Sabhagruh in Dadar, Mumbai, on 29th November’11 even before the scheduled start of the meeting. Almost a hundred people had travelled from far off Madban (near Jaitapur, where the government is trying to build the nuclear plant).
It is customary for numerous meetings to be held in Imphal and nearby districts on 30th September every year in memory of Comrade Irabot, a legendary communist leader of Manipur. This year’s events were marked by a lively debate that broke out over what it means to uphold his example today.
The first part of this pamphlet is an analysis of facts and phenomena to identify and expose the real aims behind the Note Ban. The second part is devoted to a critical appraisal of the government’s claims that it will reduce inequality, corruption and terrorism. The third part is what Communist Ghadar Party believes is the real solution to these problems and the immediate program of action towards that solution.
100 years ago Ghadar Party was formed by Indians in the US.It was historic milestone in our anti-colonial struggle.
The goal of this party was to organise a revolution to liberate our motherland from British servitude and establish a free and independent India with equal rights for all. It believed this to be the necessary condition for our people to hold their heads high anywhere in the world.
Call of the Central Committee of Communist Ghadar Party of India, 30th August, 2012
Working class representatives from all over the country are gathering on 4th September, at a time when a titanic struggle is going on in our country. The struggle is between the majority of toiling and exploited people and a minority of exploiters. It is between the majority whose labour expands wealth and the minority who enjoy the fruits of wealth creation on the basis of their private property and positions of power.