Communist Party (Turkey): Rise up!

We reject getting used to massacres, bomb attacks, and political murders.We reject putting up with a government that always tries to present massacres, bomb attacks, and political murders as ordinary events.We reject keeping silent against a government that interferes in other countries’ internal affairs, that instigates terrorists to attack those lands, and that backs those same terrorists in the name of “sacred values” in its own country.

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DTP Bahrain: Let’s preserve our national unity and the national domain of our causes

In a meeting held on Saturday evening 25 June 2016, the Political Bureau of the Progressive Tribune Society deliberated the recent developments in Bahrain on political, juristic, and social levels. It observed that since the halt of the national dialogue, and the failure to resume it, our country began rapidly to entre a phase of political and social congestion, through which the performance of the political societies, the parliament, and the civil society institutions subsided below the expected standard in the political and social life; and in dealing with living…

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Speech of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on the result of the EU referendum

The vote on Thursday to leave the European Union is a historic decision. Our country has been a member for 43 years -half the people of this country cannot remember ever not being a member of the European Union. We are in a new world and now there will be at least two years of discussions and negotiations before we are no longer members. We must make sure that those negotiations deliver the protections our country needs, working rights and the environments.

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Portuguese Communist Party on the victory of the exit from the EU in the UK referendum

The victory of the exit from the European Union in the referendum held in the United Kingdom is an event of tremendous political magnitude for the people of the United Kingdom and also for the peoples of Europe. It represents a far-reaching change in the process of capitalist integration in Europe and a new threshold of struggle for those who have, for decades, fought against the European Union of big business and the big powers, and for a Europe of the workers and the peoples.

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Communist Party of Greece on the result of the referendum in Britain

The result of Britain’s referendum demonstrates the increasing discontent of the working class and popular forces towards the EU and its anti-people policies. However these forces must disentangle themselves from the choices of sections and political forces of the bourgeoisie and acquire radical and anti-capitalist characteristics. The result records the dissipation of the expectations, which had been fostered by all the bourgeois parties-in Greece as well-together with the EU’s mechanisms that the peoples could allegedly be prosperous inside the framework of the EU.

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Communist Party of Britain: A Victory for popular sovereignity – a defeat for the EU-IMF-NATO axis

See also: Speech of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn Statement of the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) Statement of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) The referendum result represents a huge and potentially disorientating blow to the ruling capitalist class in Britain, its hired politicians and its imperialist allies in the EU, the USA, IMF and NATO. The people have spoken and popular sovereignty now demands that the Westminster Parliament accepts and implements their decision. The left must now redouble its efforts to turn this referendum result into a defeat for the…

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Joint Communique #75: FARC and Colombian government announce ceasefire

Havana, Cuba, June 22, 2016 The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP inform to the public that we have successfully reached an Agreement on a Bilateral and Final Ceasefire and Cessation of Hostilities; Decommissioning of Weapons; security guarantees and the fight against criminal organizations responsible for homicides and massacres or that target human rights defenders, social movements and political movements, including the criminal organizations that have been labelled successors of paramilitarism and their support networks, and the prosecution of criminal conducts that threaten the implementation of the agreements…

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Communists urge »Leave vote« and criticise pro-EU »pessimists and defeatists«

Communist Party chair Liz Payne has criticised EU supporters in the labour movement for »talking as though the working class are passive victims who rely on a bountiful EU for their rights«. »Our trade unions and Labour governments fought for the right to join a union, collective bargaining, the right to strike, equal pay, maternity rights and health and safety at work – they weren’t granted to us by the European Commission or the European Central Bank«, she told her party’s political committee on Thirsday evening.

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What We Need Is A People’s Brexit

ANTAGONISMS and ambitions within the Tory Party occupy the corporate media’s coverage of the EU referendum. Fear and loathing have poisoned the liberal commentariat: fear of Boris Johnson and a few posh boys, coupled with a bitter loathing of the working class. It’s embarrassing, and unnecessary. The scenario frightening metropolitan liberals that a Leave victory will deliver power to the racist right is a gross miscalculation. If Leave win, David Cameron — who helped prop up the old Afrikaner regime in South Africa, let’s not forget — will be ousted…

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