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US Democracy Summit: Devil Singing Hymns

THE two day virtual Democracy Summit organised by the United States (December 9-10) began with Joe Biden’s admission that democracy is on a decline in the US along with various other countries. Apart from this candid admission, there is no effort made to look into the reasons for this decline and own up responsibility. Of course one cannot expect it, because the very idea of the summit stems from the purpose ‘to act’ and export their flawed model of democracy, ‘push back on authoritarianism, fight corruption, promote and protect human rights’.

Fifth Death Anniversary of Fidel Castro: Solidarity with Cuba

THE fifth death anniversary of Fidel Castro was observed by the National Committee for Solidarity with Cuba and All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation, on November 16 at HKS Surjeet Bhavan, in New Delhi. CPI(M) general secretary,  Sitaram Yechury, CPI general secretary, D Raja, All India Forward Bloc secretary, Devarajan, CPI(M) Polit Bureau member, MA Baby, participated.

Díaz-Canel joins Red Bandana Sit-in

Yesterday, November 14, around noon, President Miguel Díaz-Canel arrived at Havana’s Central Park to join the sit-in organized by the Red Bandana collective, an initiative of social network activists, members of Cuban civil society organizations, and promoters of community projects

"I am grateful to be able to spend a bit of my Sunday with you," President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez said to the young and not so young crowd camping out in Havana’s Central Park for more than 48 hours, in what they hav

CPC Looks Ahead to Next Century of Progress for China

A KEY Party meeting has adopted a landmark resolution on the major achievements and historical experience of the Communist Party of China's endeavors in the 100 years of its glorious journey, urging all Party members to stay true to the Party's founding mission to better uphold and develop socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era.

The four-day sixth plenary session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, which ended on November11, in Beijing, also adopted a resolution on convening the 20th CPC National Congress in the second half of next year in Beijing.

Communist Party of Britain Holds its 56th Congress

THE 56th Congress of the Communist Party of Britain convened in London with more than 140 delegates gathered at the party’s headquarters in Ruskin House, London. The Congress analysed, debated and proposed responses to the challenges facing humanity and more than ever relevance of the Left interventions towards the same. This was the biggest such Congress in decades, reflecting a membership increase of two-thirds since the last one, three years ago.

The Rise of Right-Wing Internationalism in the Iberosphere

EARLY in 2020, the leader of Spain’s right-wing party Vox, Santiago Abascal, went to the United States to attend the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) meeting. Abascal came to Washington, DC, along with Iván Espinosa de los Monteros, the deputy secretary of Vox’s international relations department. The two men spent time meeting the leadership of a range of right-wing think tanks, such as the Heritage Foundation and the International Republican Institute.

Britain’s Indian Community Protests against Indian Govt’s Growing Autocracy

INDIAN community gathered in their scores in Glasgow Scotland.  They came from remote parts of England, Scotland and Wales deeply concerned about planet Earth and the shameful developments in India.

People of all faiths and of no faith expressed their unhappiness with the RSS led BJP government. They feel ashamed by the autocratic behaviour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah, whose policies have increased poverty and hunger coupled with erosion of human rights.

Europe: The Subordinate Ally of the United States

IN recent months, European countries and the European Union have been put under pressure from the United States to substantially break ties with the People’s Republic of China as well as to orient Europe’s military towards confrontation with China. The pressure campaign – which began with US President Donald Trump and continues with his successor Joe Biden – goes against the obvious interests of most European countries.

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