Andrew Jacobs, reporting from Beijing for the NYT: Jing Yuechen, the founder of an Internet start-up here in the Chinese capital, has no interest in overthrowing the Communist Party. But these days she finds herself cursing the nation’s smothering...Show More Summary
The daily bulletin of Italy’s Communist Refoundation Party published today the apparently official program of the Greek coalition of the left, Syriza. Here the 40 points of the Syriza program. Audit of the public debt and renegotiation of interest due and suspension of payments until the economy has revived and growth and employment return. Show More Summary
Via @WeirdDave0 in the sidebar, news the media won't report, because, I guess, it's so Obvious. Though if it's obvious the Communists and Democrats are on the same side, I question why the media is always denying this. The chairman....
The call by the Marxist Leninist Communist Party (MLKP) ‘to defend the Rojava revolution’ has reverberated in Europe as well as in Turkey. Internationalist revolutionaries have begun to travel to the land of the revolution. The goal is to establish an international brigade to defend the revolution in all languages and spread the language [...]
Is it bizarre? [W]hile the events it concerns may be long in the past, the motivation is likely the present. The plan was originally put forward by Nikolay Ivanov, a Communist Party lawmaker, who has argued that the reunification of Germany was insufficiently democratic. Show More Summary
Andhra Pradesh: Maoists: Waning Support Communist Party of India – Maoist (CPI-Maoist) cadres, along with a large number of armed militia members and sympathisers, attacked and destroyed an Ashram(hermitage) of a local spiritual guru, Jaggamdora Simhachalam akaSatyanarayana, at Gurramveedhi village in the G. Show More Summary
Voters across Athens, from Golden Dawn diehards to pragmatic communists, shared their thoughts and feelings as Greece’s anti-austerity Syriza party swept to victory in Sunday’s elections.
Joint Statment of Communist Party of India (Maoist) and Maoist Communist Party Manipur. Under the signboard of globalisation, structural adjustment and open market economy world imperialism has announced its global agenda to further intensify the domination, exploitation and oppression of the people. The current global crisis of world imperialism has further [...]
India's communist parties on Saturday held a protest march and burned an effigy of President Obama on the eve of his New Delhi visit.
The campaign may have resembled a “political circus”, but Sunday’s general election in Greece could see the leftist Syriza, led by former communist Alexis Tsipras, as the leading party – but in search of a partner-in-government [We’ve been there before! – Ed]. Indeed. Although, they could still achieve a majority… In the meantime, the Irish Times highlights a report more...
Outlawed leader found dead in Jhenaidah Police have recovered a bullet-riddled body of an outlawed leader of Purba Bangla Communist Party (PBCP) from Mohanpur village under Kotchandpur upazila in Jhenaidah. The deceased is Nasir Uddin alias Debashis, 47, son of Liakat Ali of Talina village under the upazila. Shahidul Islam Shahin, officer-in-charge of [...]
China’s communist leaders may be taking a break from their battle with tigers and flies. Now the ruling party seems to be focusing on copycats.
China President Xi Jinping is two years into his unprecedented fight to eliminate the corruption that permeates the Communist Party in China. Since assuming office in early 2013, Xi has vowed to "hunt tigers and swat flies," meaningShow More Summary
Former Chinese judge Jianwei Fang thinks the country’s practice of using arrest and conviction quotas to measure the performance of the country’s police, prosecutors and judges is "very stupid." The Communist Party would appear to agree.
INDIA: LEFT-WING EXTREMISM IN 2015 – ANALYSIS At the onset of 2015, left-wing extremism (LWE) in India under the aegis of the Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) is confronted with a choice of either coming to terms with the realities of its weakness and revisit the strategy of sustaining a protracted war with the [...]
I once heard an old Soviet joke that I believe dates from the era of Perestroika. It went more or less like this: Faced with a grave economic crisis, a regional leader of the Communist Party decided to open a new nightclub that he hoped would raise revenue and feature scantily clad dancers. Show More Summary
Officials should put down their calligraphy brushes and stick to governing, says the latest anti-corruption guideline from the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.
40,000 trained as Maoists in 10 years: RTI In the past 10 years, Communist Party of India (Maoists) organised as many as 489 training camps for more than 40,000 cadres who have been taught about the use of sophisticated weapons and guerrilla warfare, according to information obtained under the Right to Information (RTI) Act [...]
To Central Committee, Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan. Dear Comrades, We humbly pay homage to the martyrs of the Afghanistan revolutionary movement, in particular to your Central Committee member comrade Aziz. The sacrifices made by these heroic proletarian fighters will forever remain a source of inspiration to the people. The successful completion of the [...]
CPI(Maoist) calls for shutdown in Jharkhand, Bihar Latehar: Communist Party of India(Maoist) called for a shutdown on Saturday in Jharkhand and Bihar in protest against the death of CPI(Maoist) cadres who had been gunned down during an encounter in Hazaribagh District recently. The shutdown had an impact in the Latehar District of Jharkhand, [...]