Photo: International Working Women’s Day march in Petrograd, Russia, 1917 By Audrey Hellenbrecht On February 27, 1917 (March 8 modern calendar), thousands of women factory workers took to the streets of Petrograd, Russia on International Working Women’s Day (IWWD) to strike against harsh working conditions, bread rationing by the Tsarist government, and World War I, which sent so many workers and peasants into the trenches … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: International Working Women’s Day
Photo: German Communists and revolutionaries Karl Liebknecht (left) and Rosa Luxemburg (right) The Proletarian History series chronicles the stories of the revolutionary class struggle and the lives of important figures from a working class perspective. By Peter Cherry On January 15, 1919, Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg were assassinated in Berlin, robbing the working class of Germany of their main leaders at the height of … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Remember Luxemburg and Liebknecht 101 Years After Their Murder by Social-Democrats
Photo: New People’s Army led by the Communist Party of the Philippines (left) and People’s Guerilla Army led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist) (right) By Mike Talavera In an annual report on “terrorism” presented to the US Congress earlier this month, the US State Department ranked the Communist Party of India (Maoist) and the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) among the Top … Continue reading US State Department Ranks Maoist Forces Among Leading Global Threats
This is a repost from Dem Volke Dienen. The 9th of November marked the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Communist Party of Denmark. Commemorating this historical date, comrades from Denmark have published a declaration and made a video for the occasion. Continue reading Video Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Communist Party of Denmark
Several Parties and Organisations, both from Latin America and Europe, have recently published a joint declaration on the current situation, particularly in Latin America. Henceforth we share an (unofficial) translation of the Spanish original ¡Desarrollar la creciente protesta popular todo en función de iniciar la guerra popular bajo la dirección del Partido Comunista militarizado! Latin America: Develop the growing people’s protest all in service of the initiation … Continue reading Joint Declaration of MLM Parties and Organizations On the Growing Popular Protests in Latin America.
By Ed Dalton Revolutionaries and Maoists in Germany took to the streets on June 19, internationally known as the Day of Heroism to honor and struggle for the political prisoners and prisoners of war in India. The specific focus of the campaign was to draw support for the Maoist leader Ajith and revolutionary democratic prisoner professor G.N. Saibaba. A protest was held in front of … Continue reading GERMANY: Day of Heroism Commemorated in Large Show of Support for India’s Political Prisoners
By Jakob Stein This year marks the seventieth anniversary of the birth of İbrahim Kaypakkaya, and May 18 was the forty-sixth anniversary of his murder in Diyarbakır Prison in Turkey. He was killed in his early twenties after enduring four months of brutal torture, but in his young life he achieved a great deal. Kaypakkaya is responsible for bringing the teachings of Mao to Turkey … Continue reading GERMANY: Partizan Celebrates Life of İbrahim Kaypakkaya
The following is a document by the Communist Party of Peru (Reorganization Committee), republished here from Dem Volke Dienen. The 17th of May marked the 39th anniversary of the Initiation of the People’s War in Peru. Apart from the publication of the Songs and Lyrics of the Songs of the Shining Trenches of Combat and a wall painting on this occassion, we are very happy to document now the … Continue reading The spark that lit the prairie on May 17, comrades, never went out