Friday, 23. March 2018

These pursuits are in complete contrast with the commercialization and the linking of the water recourses with the market-economy. Water is not a merchantable product, it must not fall within the meaning of food and should be provided adequately, under the direct responsibility of each government, equally to all citizens of the dominion, as a public good, not being amenable to the “laws of market” and ruled by the rules of health engineering.

The strong, class – oriented struggle of the workers and the people can defeat racial discrimination, racism and xenophobia.

This permanent struggle is against racial discrimination, but also against the system that generates it. We are opposed to ‘nationalism’ that divides the workers; we are opposed to religious fanaticism that generates artificial divisions; we are opposed to racism and xenophobia that gives bourgeoisie the ability to heighten the level of exploitation against the workers.

8th March, International Working Women’s Day was hailed by communist and workers’ parties. The Parties and communist women’s organisations made statements, organised events and rallies aroung the world. (To be updated)


The Popular Democratic Left and the Communist Party of Mexico (CPM) denounced the liberal-bourgeois ideology that has tried to turn March 8 into a celebration to strip this day of its commemorative character, of the struggle of the working women for their historical demands.

The World Federation of Trade Unions expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the workers who lost their lives in Pakistan.

Specifically at least 3 miners lost their lives and 2 injured on 2 labour accidents during the last 3 days in Pakistan. The deadly labour accidents, in Duki Coal Filed Area and in PMDC Sharigh, underline with the worse way the lack of adequate protection measures at the work places.

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The WFTU expresses its sincere condolences for the families and friends of the people who lost their lives by mudslides and floods due storm and by the fire in a shopping mall which are happened the last days in Philippines.

In particular a tropical storm in the Philippines has triggered mudslides and floods which caused more than 200 dead people with many others reported missing while a fire in a shopping mall in the Philippines, killed at least 37 people, most of them workers at a call centre.

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»But, if you think that by hanging us, you can stamp out the labor movement – the movement from which the downtrodden millions, the millions who toil and live in want and misery – the wage slaves – expect salvation – if this is your opinion, then hang us! Here you will tread upon a spark, but there, and there, and behind you and in front of you, and everywhere, flames will blaze up. It is a subterranean fire. You cannot put it out.«
August Spies, 31, on August 20th, 1886. One of the leaders hanged in Chicago, USA.

World Federation of Trade UnionsThe World Federation of Trade Unions on the occasion of the International Workers’ Day on May 1st conveys its militant greetings to all the workers of the planet who struggle for the fulfillment of their contemporary needs through their trade union organizations.

May Day is a landmark in the workers’ struggles all over the world, since 1886 the demands of migrant workers in Chicago are still relevant today. Their struggle continues today in the struggle for stable work with rights, social security, free health and education, dignified life. Like then, in Chicago the migrant workers, who had gone to the USA for work, stood in the first line of the class struggle, also nowadays the millions of migrant workers can intensify the struggles against capitalist barbarity with their active and militant participation in the trade-unions.

World Federation of Democratic YouthThe World Federation of Democratic Youth strongly condemns the terrorist attacks took place during last week.

On the first it was the people of St. Petersburg to face the brutality of a terrorist attack using an explosive device on Arpil 3. The attack took place on the St. Petersburg Metro between Sennaya Ploshland and Tekhnologichesky Institut stations. Seven people (including the perpetrator) were initially reported to have died, and seven more died later from their injuries, bringing the total to 14. Additionally 45 others were injured in the incident.

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