‘This Tory government will face a heavy reckoning for its disastrous response to the COVID-19 crisis’, Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths told the party’s online executive committee meeting at the weekend.  He pointed out that that Britain had the second highest death rate for the virus in the world – second only to Belgium which includes suspected as well as confirmed cases – and, micro-states aside, the ninth lowest testing rate. He also cited a recent survey published by the Economist Intelligence Unit which put Britain second from bottom of a league table of 21 OECD countries in their response to the crisis after taking account of populations risk factors such as obesity, age profile and international...

A failure to reach political majority in the European Parliament today means that next week’s plenary debate on Turkey’s violation in Greek & Cypriot waters will take place without a resolution.

However, the right-wing EPP group has singled out the GUE/NGL group by specifically accusing them of blocking a resolution on Turkey’s aggression. The charge is wholly unfounded. This is a shockingly...

USB ItaliaUSB demonstration in front of Parliament in Rome

The Covid-19 pandemic that exterminated more than 32,000 citizens in Italy and during which 29,000 health workers were infected, has confirmed some things that USB has been saying for some time and that should form the basis for the construction of a new National Health System.

First of all, that Health and Welfare must be public and universal...

Telecom Workers Unions of Greece (SETIP) held strike action in the multinationals NOKIA and LG against the announcement of layoffs in both companies.

At the same time the unions in Athens and Thessaloniki held protests against the plans of the Greek Government to ban demonstrations and strike action. In Athens the Union protested at the Ministry of Labor. During the meeting with the Ministry the...

Numerous activities were organised by KNE’s Organisations all over Greece for 26 June, International Day Against Drugs.

With events, meetings, exhibitions, film screenings, sports tournaments, artistic creation, etc. we are sending a strong message against all drugs, while at the same time we promote KNE's positions, by disseminating in a mass way the publication of the Committee of the Central...

The Struggles Will Not Be Stopped!

 What the Government and employers did not achieve during the quarantine, to silence the mouths of the workers in healthcareand supermarket, the teachers, the hotel employees, all the workers and our people as a whole, they want to do so now with a junta-inspired law that imposes new measures of restriction, repression and banning of our basic democratic...

The organizations that are members of the International Trade Union Network of Solidarity and Struggle support the international commemoration of Lesbian, Gay, Transsexual, Intersexual, Queer and other sexual non-conformities. Because we are united by the combative fight for a fairer world for everybody. We fight for a world where people are not discriminated based on their body, their identity...

On Tuesday, June 23, SETIP Union of Athens (Union of Workers in Telecommunications) mobilized at the Ministry of Labor with the workers of NOKIA against the dismissals planned in Greece by the multinational.

NOKIA took advantage of the teleworking in the pandemic and imposed labor intensification, unpaid overtime and flexible working hours and at the same time is dismissing thousands of workers...

Since the beginning of our education we hear only one thing: Matriculation will determine your life!

This week, we will enter the exam which will “determine our lives” along with millions of friends and peers. This exam is supposed to evaluate our knowledge, our talents, our dreams and all the things we are capable of, in almost 3 hours. We have 3 hours, make it or break it!

This year, we...

On behalf of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, the People’s Power Minister for Foreign Relations, Jorge Arreaza, accompanied this Wednesday the great military parade in Red Square in Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory against the fascist forces of Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War, also known as Victory Day.

In...

comunistaThe Communist Youth Organisations signing this text express our solidarity with and support to our comrades in the New Communist Party of Yugoslavia (NKPJ) and its Youth Organisation, the League of Communist Youth of Yugoslavia (SKOJ), on the occasion of the exclusion of their electoral list from the parliamentary election, which will be held in Serbia on Sunday, June...

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