Venezuela 

Statement of the WPC Delegation to Venezuela on the Occasion of Serving as International Observers for Venezuelan Parliamentary Elections

Upon the invitation of the National Elections Council of Venezuela (CNE), a World Peace Council (WPC) delegation visited the country and attended as international observer for the December 6, 2020 Parliamentary Elections. It has been an inspiring opportunity for us witness to one of the most democratic and free elections in the world.

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2020 election: Unity leads to victory

As the saying goes, this was and is no ordinary election, or ordinary time. It is complex and contradictory. It will take a while to digest all the unfolding results and develop conclusions. The electoral defeat of Trump with all his deadly hate, division, and greed opens the door to a new period of struggle. Yet, Trump got many votes, and the Senate is divided at best.

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Trump has won the presidency. Are we ready to fight?

Just less than half of Americans, mainly white middle and upper income earners, chose this election to express their allegiance to the right-wing populist, scapegoating, angry, and fearful message that Trump peddles. America is no longer the exception to the wave of white nationalist economic populism that has swept through many democracies. It is time to ask our friends in Italy, in Britain, in India, in the Philippines, and in other countries where hard-line, far right-wing candidates or issues have won: how can we work together across oceans and continents…

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A clear cut choice for voters

Representatives of the Icelandic Pirate Party have in the past few weeks met twice with the leaders of the Social Democratic Alliance, the Left-Green Movement and Bright Future in order to discuss potential grounds for co-operation after the election. The result of these talks has been promising and the Icelandic Pirates are optimistic about future developments. We set out with the radical aim of changing the nature of Icelandic politics, in such a way that it would be transparent on which issues Pirates were willing to compromise and on which…

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Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP

The Central Committee of the PCP, meeting on October 6, 2015, analysed the results of the legislative elections and the political, economic and social framework facing the workers and the people, as well as the development of the mass struggle. Set down the main guidelines of action and political initiative of the Party and also its organic strengthening to meet future needs. Discussed and decided to present a candidacy for the January 2016 presidential elections. I – Make a rupture with the national decline Bound to a policy and options…

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Portuguese Communist Party on the election results 2015

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) in Lisbon CDU salutes the thousands of candidates, activists and militants of PCP, PEV, ID and independent citizens, the CDU youth, who with their generous dedication and their irreplaceable intervention helped to explain, mobilise and increase a solid confidence that a better and more dignified life is possible.

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The KKE will utilize its forces for the regroupment of the movement

Statement of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), Dimitris Koutsoumpas: »The KKE salutes the hundreds of thousands of people who honoured it with their votes. All those men and women who ignored the extortion, the dilemmas, overcame hesitations and various reservations in order to join forces with the KKE. The KKE will utilize its political, electoral and parliamentary strength to work for the comprehensive regroupment and strengthening of the labour-people’s movement, for the construction of a great social, people’s alliance.

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SYRIZA can continue

According to 99% percent of votes counted, SYRIZA’s lead over New Democracy is clear while eight parties will enter the Parliament. Official results released by the Interior Ministry (99% of votes counted): SYRIZA: 35.5% New Democracy: 28.1% Golden Dawn: 7.0% Democratic Group (PASOK-DIMAR): 6.3% Communist Party (KKE): 5.6% POTAMI: 4.1% ANEL: 3.7% Centrists Union: 3.4% Popular Unity: 2.9%.

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Appeal of the Central Committee of the KKE concerning the parliamentary elections on the 20th of September 2015

You have tried them… Now the solution is to be found on the path to overthrow the system, joining forces with the KKE Workers, employees, unemployed people, farmers, professionals, tradesmen, self-employed scientists, pensioners, young men and women, women from the families of the popular strata, you who are being burdened with the new unbearable measures of the third memorandum of SYRIZA-ANEL, which are being added to those of the previous ND-PASOK governments that are still in force. We address ourselves to all those of you who in recent years placed…

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