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New Stories of Silk Road: Towards Building a New Community

WHILE collecting the information about the working of Baibuting community in the Wuhan city, we were introduced to interesting facets of organisation of urban life. This urban community with a population of 1,80,000 is served by not just one centre that we were visiting, but by more than 10 community facilities in the region that  serve the varied social and cultural needs of members of this community. The Baibuting community centre we visited was housed in a five storey building with each floor dedicated to different activities.

New Stories of Silk Road: Towards Building a New Community

WHILE collecting the information about the working of Baibuting community in the Wuhan city, we were introduced to interesting facets of organisation of urban life. This urban community with a population of 1,80,000 is served by not just one centre that we were visiting, but by more than 10 community facilities in the region that  serve the varied social and cultural needs of members of this community. The Baibuting community centre we visited was housed in a five storey building with each floor dedicated to different activities.

CPI(M) Delegation Visits Portugal for a Bilateral Discussion with PCP

A DELEGATION of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) led by its general secretary Sitaram Yechury and comprising Harsev Bains, secretary of the Association of Indian Communists (CPI(M), Great Britain, visited Portugal on September 18-20, for a bilateral discussion with the Communist Party of Portugal (PCP).  The delegation had in-depth discussions with PCP delegation led by general secretary of the PCP, Jeronimo de Sousa and Polit Bureau members, Pedro Guerreiro and Angelo Alves. CPI(M) delegation had a separate discussion with PCP International Department.

ICWA Remembers Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

THE Indo Canadian Workers Association (ICWA) Canada in its annual event of Gadri Memorial Mela (festival) which is dedicated to the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre received a huge response from the public. It was held on September 16, 2018 in an open stadium in Surrey (British Colombia province).

Sitaram Yechury, general secretary of the CPI(M) was the main speaker. He paid rich tributes to the Jallianwala Bagh martyrs and spoke in detail how the British officer Dyer mercilessly killed the peaceful and unarmed gathering.

CPI(M) Expresses Grief at the Demise of Vietnam President

THE Communist Party of India (Marxist), in a statement issued on September 27, 2018, has expressed its profound grief at the sudden demise of Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang, who died on September 21 at the age of 62.

Comrade Tran Dai Quang, born in a farming community in Ninh Binh, rose through the Party ranks and became a member of the Polit Bureau and president of the country. A professor with a doctorate degree in law, he held several high-ranking positions before being elected as Vietnam's president.

Remembering Hiroshima with Our Doomsday Clock at Two Minutes to Midnight

LAST fortnight, the world remembered the dropping of nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ushering an era where we have acquired the ability to extinguish humanity itself. We need to remember Hiroshima and the horrific picture of its dead and the dying. “It was a procession of ghosts, in an instant all clothing burned off, hands, faces and breasts swelled. The purple blisters on their skin were soon burst and peeled off hanging down like pieces of rags. With hands lifted half up, they were ghosts in procession.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: The Victory of Alexandria Cortez

APART from whatever is happening with Trump and his ‘eccentricities’, many other significant developments are taking place within the US. One such significant development is Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in the New York Democratic primary election. Recognising its significance, the New York Times Sunday Review featured a cover story, ‘The Millennial Socialists Are Coming’, about her and other candidates of her like.

Who is AMLO?

A SIMPLISTIC answer to this question would be, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, popularly called AMLO, is the president-elect of Mexico. But this is not all. The real answer to the question can only be understood when it is located in the broad political conditions in which the Mexican elections had taken place, the politics of AMLO and his party.

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