In March18 of 2015, in Kiev was arrested the head of the Workers' party of Ukraine Aleksandr Bondarchuk. He was the parliament member of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the 3rd and 4th convocations, chief editor of the newspaper "the working class", active anti-fascist and a fighter for social justice.
by Dimitris Mitropoulos
Today in Greece, there are several anti-EU powers and people, but it does not exist a political anti-EU front to guide the rupture with the Memoranda and the austerity, starting with the exit from the Euro. These forces are either scattered or paralyzed, with sectarianism outside and inside SYRIZA with a stalemate plan.
Statement of "Plan B"
"There are still left people at SYRIZA - they must speak now before the retreat is fully embedded.”
Dr. G N Saibaba, Delhi University Professor, who has been in incarceration since 9th May, 2014 has commenced an indefinite hunger strike from 11-04-2015 demanding proper medical treatment and food, both of which are being denied to him by the authorities of the Nagpur Central Prison.
In Mariupol, our comrade, communist Andrei Sokolov, is on trial. This winter, Andrei, a self-taught engineer, came to the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) to help the country develop vital production. He stumbled upon a Ukrainian checkpoint and was taken prisoner. He is accused of "forming a terrorist organization" (art. 258-3 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code). In the Mariupol detention center, the inmates have almost no food, and soldiers torture the prisoners.
No one is obliged to do impossible things
by Victor Shapinov
There is a Latin proverb which says: «Ad impossibilia nemo tenetur» -- “No one is obliged to do impossible things.” It looks like the Kiev authorities are not familiar with this ancient wisdom. Or, conversely, too familiar. Turning the very meaning of the Minsk-2 Agreement on its head, the Kyiv side is trying to oblige the rebels of Donbass to do impossible things, putting the choice: either complete surrender on Kyiv's terms, or continuation of the fratricidal war.
Financial oligarchy bewildered by own incapacity to install subservient govt
Berlin’s brinkmanship with the Greek default
For a political solution based on democracy and participation
Anti-imperialist Co-ordination (AIK)
The air raids of Saudi Arabia and of its allies against Yemen have been going on for many days. Although the attacks are not covered by a UN mandate, the UN Security Council still hasn't called the fighting parties to cease war actions.
Groundbreaking interview with Greek minister Lafazanis
Lafazanis is the most senior exponent of the Left Platform within Syriza and holds decisive governmental office. Together with others like the economist and PM Lavapitsas they seem decided not to back down as other parts of Syriza are prone to.
Programme June 26-28, 2015
Call for an International Forum (Athens 26-28/6/2015) and the establishment of a European Co-ordination of Left political parties, popular organisations and social movements fighting for exit from the European Union, the euro and NATO.