The Lochs (Non Party Independent defence) on Fife Result: Labour 1,318 (47% +1%), Scottish National Party 1,079 (39% +20%), Conservative 270 (10% +7%), Communist 86 (3%, no candidate in 2012), Green Party 45 (2%, no candidate in 2012) Labour GAIN from Non Party Independent on the fourth count with a lead of 239 (8%) on […]
It’s just not as much fun being a Chinese Communist Party cadre any more. Largely gone now are the lavish banquets where you could while away the best part of a day in an orgy of food, booze and cigarettes. It’s no longer politically correct to show ordinary people just how important you are by […]
China’s largest oil fields are the stuff of Communist Party folklore, but today they’re potent symbols of the challenges facing China’s energy industry.
The Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) of the Communist Party of China announced on Tuesday that it had applied administrative measures against 4,417 officials for the violations of party discipline in July 2016.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has issued new rules demanding the establishment of Communist Party panels in non-government bodies, aiming to beef up the ruling party's role in such social groups, amid a broad crackdown on civil society.
The Communists of Russia, a relatively young leftist party, is demanding that the authorities ban a computer game in which the player can perform an autopsy on Vladimir Lenin’s body and extract the organs of the late Bolshevik leader. Read Full Article at RT.com
Submitted by Alice Salles via TheAntiMedia.org, In August of 1991, members of the Soviet Union’s government — who were also hard-line members of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) — attempted to take control of the country. Show More Summary
President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte declares restoration of peace talks with a new unilateral truce with the New People's Army (NPA), the armed wing of the country's Communist Party, according to official statement.
The iconic TV star’s grandfather used to host Communist Party meetings here In 1933, when she was just 22 years old, Lucille Ball landed her first movie role in the Eddie Cantor vehicle Roman Scandals. Shortly thereafter, she signedShow More Summary
The country's prospects are bleak, David Shambaugh argues in "China's Future". His critique of the Communist Party's political flaws goes far deeper than most forecasts of economic collapse. Yet foretelling doom at some indeterminate point in the future still has limited value.
"... but didn't set out to cause trouble." The group called the civil disorder "righteous rebellion." "This system sees police wantonly murdering people as part of the normal order of things," [said party co-founder Carl Dix]. But he added that people take issue with protests in response to those killings. Show More Summary
Cuba is giving Fidel Castro a weepy goodbye on his 90th birthday today. In the official press, at least, Cubans are sad because the Comandante is approaching death "like everybody else," as he told the Communist party congress in April. This...Show More Summary
Decision to take on sensitive cases and defend people who challenged Communist party draws seven-year jail term.
On today's special episode of Loud & Clear, Brian spends the full hour dealing with the dramatic new developments in the Philippines, including a discussion with Communist Party founder Jose Maria Sison, where the new government of Rodrigo Duterte and the New People's Army are making moves to put an end to the country's civil war.
When Vladimir Obukhovsky speaks of Josef Stalin, his voice drops a tone in reverence. The 23-year-old is too young to remember life under the Soviet dictator—let alone Russia’s Communist system—but he yearns to see the red flag fly over the Kremlin once more. Show More Summary
WIKILEAKS CRASHES THE PARTY: “Any sense of decency is long past. Democrats liked secret-stealing Russians so much better when they called themselves Communists.” Heh.™
A new TV ad glorifying China's Communist Party has gone viral online in China. In celebration of the party's 95th anniversary, state-run China Central Television (CCTV) produced the party’s first public-service TV ad entitled "Who am...Show More Summary
From Frank Dikötter’s short note at History Today: In the People’s Republic of China, archives do not belong to the people, they belong to the Communist Party. They are often housed in a special building on the local party committee premises, which are generally set among lush and lovingly manicured grounds guarded by military personnel. Show More Summary
The Revolutionary Communist Party and First Amendment pioneer Gregory Johnson staged a flag burning outside the Democratic National Convention today, only to find a Philadelphia Eagles fan taking objection to their attempt at free-speech fulmination. Read more...
Seminary students in China are being forced to live under "absolute obedience" to the Communist Party and put the State ahead of God.