DR Congo: Tensions boil over into mass student protests against Kabila

Written by Ben Morken Thursday, 29 January 2015

drc-protest2Over the last couple of days Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has been rocked by a series of protests against the weak, reactionary and corrupt government of Joseph Kabila. Through mass mobilisations, the predominantly student movement has dispelled any notion of the democratic credentials of the Kabila regime and has exposed its true dictatorial nature.

 

Successful two hour general strike in Norway

Written by Andreas Rekkedal Thursday, 29 January 2015

general-strike-norway1.5 million workers went on strike yesterday in the biggest political strike in Norwegian history. Trade unions struck against the right-wing government’s attempts to reform labour laws.

 

Greece: Does SYRIZA have to govern with the Independent Greeks? Or is there an alternative?

Written by Communist Tendency of Syriza Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Syriza-victoryWhat could SYRIZA's leadership have done to achieve a Left government that doesn’t have to lean on a right-wing party? Read the position of the Communist Tendency of SYRIZA as to what the leadership should have done to achieve an independent Left government.

 

China: Significant upsurge in workers’ strikes and protests in 2014

Written by Congyue Dai Tuesday, 27 January 2015

angry-workers-thDespite all the Keynesian experiments and the monetary stimulus, China has failed to escape the global economic crisis. In 2014 its economic growth dropped to 7.4%, the weakest in 24 years. For the first time in 16 years growth missed the government’s annual target (7.5%).

 

No to coalition of Syriza with Independent Greeks - Declaration of The Communist Tendency of Syriza

Written by Communist Tendency of Syriza Monday, 26 January 2015

syriza-revolutionIt is a grave mistake on the part of SYRIZA to cooperate with the Independent Greeks! Do not waste this historic opportunity! There must be a coalition between SYRIZA - KKE!

 

Greece: Historic victory of left - First time in history a party with roots in Communist movement wins elections

Written by Communist Tendency of Syriza Monday, 26 January 2015

Syriza-victoryRead here the initial analysis of the Communist Tendency on the outcome of today's election results and this historic victory of the Left.

 

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