Israel 

Arab Community Calls for National Protest in Umm al-Fahm on Friday

Communist Party of Israel Officials from Umm al-Fahm’s municipality and from the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel, a top panel of Arab-Palestinian community leaders, decided in a meeting held on Saturday, February 27, that the weekly protests in the city will continue next Friday, March 5, and called for a nationwide solidarity rally in the city in Israel’s northern Triangle region at the end of this week. They also demanded the immediate establishment of an independent inquiry commission to look into the violent police repression of demonstrators there on…

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USA 

“Judas and the Black Messiah”: A review

Communist Party USA   The young freedom fighters of the Black Panther Party, as brilliantly portrayed in the film Judas and the Black Messiah, were most certainly “uncompromising,” as described in Brian W. Major’s recent People’s World review. The recently released film, directed by Shaka King and starring Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Dominique Fishback, and Martin Sheen, unfolds a story of FBI and Chicago Police Department conspiracy both bitter and telling, with profound lessons for today’s movements. It’s a must-see for anyone interested in the Black Liberation movement of the…

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USA 

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and veteran for peace

Communist Party USA   Many have been the obituaries and tributes to radical poet and civil libertarian Lawrence Ferlinghetti, including this one from City Lights Booksellers and Publishers. Ferlinghetti died on February 22 at 101 in his home in North Beach, the literary heart of San Francisco. Many readers may be unfamiliar with another facet of the writer’s life. In 1962 a group of San Francisco veterans of World War II and Korea, seeing that a new Viet Nam war was looming, marched unofficially at the end of the annual…

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USA 

Biden bombing Syria continues two decades of U.S. aggression

Communist Party USA   On February 25, a little over a month since taking office, President Joe Biden ordered the U.S. Air Force to bomb Syria. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby stated, “These strikes were authorized in response to recent attacks against American and Coalition personnel in Iraq.” Further, “we have acted in a deliberate manner that aims to de-escalate the overall situation in both eastern Syria and Iraq.” Thus, bombing Syria was the Pentagon’s response to attacks carried out in Iraq. In January 2020 after a U.S.-controlled drone assassinated…

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Greece 

Protest of the National Union of Musicians of Greece NO to censorship – immediate release of Pablo Hasel

PAME Greece The National Union of Musicians of Greece protested on Monday (March 3rd) at the Spanish Embassy in Athens, denouncing the EU- governments’ policy of censorship and silencing, which aims to intimidate and silence anyone who challenges them. The EU governments submitted a resolution to the Spanish Embassy demanding the release of Spanish singer Pablo Hassel while denouncing both the Spanish Embassy and the Greek Government, which had surrounded the embassy with riot police forces against the peaceful protest of Greek artists. The struggling musicians-artists of Greece shouted NO…

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Greece 

PAME condemns the new US bombings Against Syria

PAME Greece PAME denounces the continuing US-NATO-EU imperialist crime against the Syrian people. On Friday morning, the new US leadership launched new bombings in Syria, causing many casualties. This development also proves that imperialism, regardless of which face or which manager, will continue and escalate interventions, wars with millions of victims as imperialist rivalries continue and intensify. PAME stands by the Syrian people and will take new initiatives against NATO-EU, war hawks and their dangerous plans The post PAME condemns the new US bombings Against Syria appeared first on Πανεργατικό…

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International 

WFTU International Symposium for the Release of all Palestinian child prisoners from Israeli jails (Virtual)

World Federation of Trade Unions Dear colleagues, The International WFTU Campaign for the release of all Palestinian child prisoners from Israeli prisons, launched in January 2021, has been actively supported by militant trade unions in every corner of the planet and every day more and more militant actions are taking place. The WFTU and its members and friends all over the globe, stand by the side of the workers and People of Palestine and demand the release of more than 155 Palestinian child prisoners currently held in Israeli jails and…

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Israel 

Today, Live Zoom Conversation in English with MK Touma-Sliman

Communist Party of Israel For the fourth time in three years, far-right Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has assembled an alliance of ultra-capitalists, Kahanists, and religious fundamentalists towards the upcoming election. However, when voting on March 23 for the 24th Knesset, remember that the Joint List is the only Arab-Jewish democratic option. Today, Tuesday, March2, a Zoom conversation in English will be held with one of the leaders of the Joint List , MK Aida Touma-Silman (Hadash), Aida will talk about how we can overcome the threat posed by the extreme right; about…

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Britain 

LGBT+ liberation – making the links

Communist Party of Britain Communists from Britain and internationally came together on Saturday 27th February in a special webinar paying tribute to the life of Mark Ashton former general secretary of the Young Communist League and founder of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners. Organised as part of our centenary celebrations the YCL LGBT+ Commission had arranged the webinar to look at the current issues affecting LGBT+ working people and Socialism’s answer to LGBT + liberation. The YCL had also raised over £625 for the Mark Ashton Red Ribbon Fund that…

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