USA 

NYC Teamsters strike against “filthy rich bosses”

Communist Party USA   In Hunts Point, the Bronx, temperatures dropped into the “code blue” 20s Wednesday night, but the workers on strike at the Hunts Point Produce Market kept the picket line going. Some gathered in clusters around makeshift bonfires directly on the pavement and in garbage cans, and some danced to the music pumping out of their cars parked nearby and from a large battery-powered PA system. Others stood around in conversation. They are demanding a $1 an hour raise and better health care. “They deserve $4 an…

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South Africa 

SACP mourns the demise of Comrade Jackson Mthembu

South African Communist Party SACP mourns the demise of Comrade Jackson Mthembu 21 January 2021 The South African Communist Party (SACP) conveys its heartfelt condolences to the family of Comrade Jackson Mthembu (62), who passed away on Thursday 21 January 2021 from COVID-19 related complications. Comrade Jackson was the Minister in the Presidency in the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation. The SACP also sends its deepest condolences to the African National Congress (ANC) for the great loss encountered. Mthembu was a long-standing member of the ANC National Executive Committee.…

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Cuba Iran 

Tudeh Party: We stand in solidarity with the people of Cuba and their heroic Communist Party

The Tudeh Party of Iran resolutely condemns the decision on 11 January 2021 of the outgoing Trump administration that saw the US State Department announce Cuba as being amongst its list of state sponsors of terrorism. This announcement came in the dying days of the disastrous presidency of Donald Trump and just a few days after the attempted anti-democratic coup by fascist sympathisers, white supremacists and anti-communists rallied behind the outgoing president.

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South Korea 

WFTU solidarity statement with health and medical workers in Republic of Korea

The World Federation of Trade Union, the oldest and only class-oriented international trade union organization that represent 105 million workers in 130 countries joins its voice with the health and medical workers in the Republic of Korea who protest against the understaffing and underfunding of the country hospitals, even a whole year since the onset of a pandemic.

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India 

AITUC activists and leaders march to Tikri Border to Express Solidarity with Farmers Agitation.

AITUC Haryana State committee organised solidarity march to Tikri Border today. The march participated by hundreds of workers from the unions of manufacturing sector from various industrial areas including Gurugram, Manesar, Dharuhera among others, those from service sector including Roadways education, health etc and the informal workers of various sectors such as construction workers, agricultural workers and daily wagers was led by Amarjeet Kaur, General Secretary AITUC, Vidya Sagar Giri, National Secretary, Baldev Singh, Ghanghas and Bechugiri, Anil Pawar President and General Secretary and Deputy General Secretary of Haryana State…

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Cuba USA 

U.S. hypocritically re-lists Cuba as state sponsor of terrorism

The outgoing Trump administration is determined to create maximum problems for its successor. On Monday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a number of policy directives designed to leave a violent extreme-right stamp on U.S. foreign policy for years. One of the most mendacious and hypocritical policies concerns socialist Cuba. It returns Cuba to the U.S. list of State Sponsors of Terrorism, from which the island nation was removed as part of the reworking of U.S.-Cuban relations which began in December of 2014.

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Cuba South Africa 

SACP condemns the Trump-led US imperialist regime for its intensified aggression against Cuba

The South African Communist Party (SACP) condemns in the strongest terms possible the announcement made by the United States imperialist regime categorising Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. This has been done as a smokescreen for the tightening of the unilateral and arbitrary blockade of Cuba, a repeated violation of international law which has been, time and again, overwhelmingly condemned by the United Nations and all peaceful people around the world.

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