21 | 02 | 2020

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s refusal to quit office until mid-January continues to draw condemnation from Left MEPs in the European Parliament.

Tone deaf to the overwhelming calls demanding his immediate resignation, it is feared that the longer Muscat remains in office, the more the murder investigation of the journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia risks being compromised.

The plenary in Strasbourg today voted by a huge majority to call on the European Commission to start a rule of law dialogue with the Maltese government over the worrying situation there.

This all came following news that Muscat’s right hand man had initially been arrested in relation to the murder though has since been released.

Stelios Kouloglou MEP...

Ten years ago – despite popular opposition – the Lisbon Treaty came into effect in the European Union. On 1 December 2019, EU leaders celebrated the anniversary. At the ceremony, Council President Charles Michel said Lisbon was “just as relevant today as it was 10 years ago, giving us the tools to tackle our modern-day challenges”.

Really?

Here we take a look back at why the Left opposed...

'Labour's shift towards a "Stop Brexit" stance did not turn millions of Labour electors into Tories overnight last week - but it did drive them to abstain or vote to "Get Brexit Done"', according to Britain's Communist Party.

Addressing an extended meeting of the CP political committee on Monday evening (December 16), Robert Griffiths said that other factors in Labour's General Election defeat...

PAME, a member of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU-FSM), expresses its solidarity with the great general strike of workers of France on December 17. The fight of the workers of France is also our fight.

In continuation of solidarity initiatives and support for the struggle of the workers of France, WFTU-FSM and PAME held a protest at the French Embassy in Athens on Monday, December 16...

PAME the Union of Energy Workers on Monday, December 16, occupied the central offices of DEI –Public Power Company- protesting the Government’s plan to further privatize the company.

These plans will lead to thousands of layoffs as well as raises in the cost of electricity for the people.

The Energy Workers’ Union and PAME demanded:

– No increase in tariffs. Cheap electricity for the...

On the invitation of the KKE, 38 CPs from Europe discussed anti-communism at the building of the EP.

The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and the Non-inscrits MEP of KKE Kostas Papadakis hosted the European Communist Meeting this week in Brussels at the building of the European Parliament. 38 parties from 32 countries in Europe attended the meeting for discussing the struggle against...

CP IrelandAt its meeting on Saturday 7 December the National Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Ireland discussed both the national and the international situation and the current balance of global forces.

The outcome of the recent by-elections in the Republic has shown the stability of the system and the strength of the establishment political parties. But they cannot escape the deep economic...

PAME, All- Workers Militant Front of Greece, welcomes the mobilizations and initiatives of the National Federation of Hospital Doctors of Greece(OENGE) and the unions of workers in Healthcare, for exclusively Public Free Healthcare for all the people.

The government, ministers of healthcare, and other organizations work as a battering ram against Free Healthcare-Welfare for the poor people. All...

PAME, a member of the World Federation of Trade Unions, expresses its solidarity with the great general strike of workers of France on December 17.

Workers of France have been in continuous strikes and actions the last two weeks to prevent the destruction of their workers’, pension and insurance rights.

The governments  attacking on wages, pensions, the right to Social Security, in both...

firWith great concern, the FIR pursues governmental forms of the history revision in different European countries. The delegates of the XVIII FIR Congress at the end of November had rejected the scandalous declaration of the European Parliament of 19 September 2019. At the same time the delegates called on defending against NS-Glorification, as it should take place by the rehabilitation of Nazi...

A statement by GUE/NGL co-president Martin Schirdewan on the Conservative Party’s victory in the British general election:

“Today is a sad day for people living in Britain.”

“It is bitterly disappointing that the message of hope has not carried in the face of a dirty and dishonest campaign by the Conservatives.”

“Voters who had voted for change, for an end to austerity, for social and tax...

Real time web analytics, Heat map tracking

Your experience on this site will be improved by allowing cookies