Electoral disaster for Indian Left: What is to be done? Part Two

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Written by Major Singh, Hamid Alizadeh and Fred Weston Thursday, 31 July 2014

india-communism-thThe discrediting of Congress, mass discontent in the country, a developing economic crisis and an anti-corruption mood led to a realisation by the ruling class that Congress could no longer be relied upon. Over the past period, when in power, Congress had been carrying out wide ranging liberalisation of the economy. However, it was too weak to carry out the tasks that the Indian capitalist class requires today.

 

Syria: Why is Assad Advancing?

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Written by Mousa Ladqani Thursday, 31 July 2014

Aleppo Citadel-thIn the Presidential elections held at the beginning of June, Assad was declared the winner with 88.7% of the vote. That is not surprising considering the nature of the regime. However, in spite of the fact that these were in no way “free” elections, and that many people could not vote as they were in refugee camps beyond the borders of the country, what emerged was that a significant section of the population is backing Assad. Why is this?

 

Pakistan: Protests against Israeli Aggression on Gaza! Solidarity with the Palestinians

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Written by PTUDC Wednesday, 30 July 2014

The Pakistan Trade Union Defence Campaign (PTUDC) and Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) organised protest demonstrations across Pakistan to condemn the Israeli aggression in Gaza. Below are reports from the demonstrations in different cities.

   

An Ordinary Day in Gaza

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Written by J.Escribano Wednesday, 30 July 2014

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Electoral disaster for Indian Left: What is to be done? Part One

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Written by Major Singh, Hamid Alizadeh and Fred Weston Monday, 28 July 2014

india-communism-thIndia has seen two very powerful general strikes in the past two years, revealing a sharp class polarisation in the country, and yet we have the disastrous result in the recent Indian elections for the Communist and left parties. This apparent contradiction has brought into sharp focus the role of the leaders of these parties and their total inability to offer a way out of the impasse they themselves have been responsible for creating.

   

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