INTERNATIONAL

Condemn the Paris Attacks, Resist Islamophobia and Expose ‘Free Speech’ Hypocrisy

The massacre of the journalists and cartoonists at the Paris-based magazine Charlie Hebdo is heinous and condemnable. Terrorist actions like the Paris massacre can only become fodder for the global campaign of Islamophobia that is being used to justify wars,

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Leftist SYRIZA Registers Emphatic Electoral Win in Greece

The Left has registered an emphatic win in Greece in the recently concluded elections, with the SYRIZA winning 36 per cent of the votes and 149 out of the 300 total seats. The SYRIZA, a coalition originally comprising of a broad array of

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CPI (ML) condemns the killing of anti-fundamentalist blogger Avijit Roy

CPI (ML) strongly condemns the brutal murder of Bangladesh born American blogger Avijit Roy who was known to speak out against religious fundamentalists. His wife was also brutally injured in the attack. Last year too, another blogger, Ahmed Rajib Haider

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On the ongoing crisis in Yemen

A huge US-backed military offensive is currently underway in Yemen, as Saudi Arabia leads an attack in the name of restoring ‘democracy’. The Saudi-led alliance of at least ten countries is currently bombing Yemen and intends to halt the advance

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On Garissa University Massacre in Kenya

CPI(ML) condemns the horrific attack by Al-Shabaab on students in the Garissa University college in Kenya, which left at least 148 dead. By most accounts, the attackers specifically targeted Christian students – they separated Muslim students from the Christians and massacred

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Winds of Change in Greece: the Battle Goes On

“My country has suffered a humanitarian catastrophe that is unprecedented during peacetime, but we are also the country that is closest to reversing the policies that have brought us to this point”, said Alexis Tsipras before the January 2015 elections in

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Creatively Apply the Lessons of the First International

In Commemoration of 150th Anniversary of Foundation (Third and concluding part of the article that appeared in the October and November 2014 issues of Liberation) Part III The Paris Commune and The Civil War in France (which came to be recognised

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CPC 18th Congress Signals: Little Signs of Any Course Correction

The Eighteenth Congress of the world’s largest political party (membership strength upwards of 80 million, represented by more than 2300 delegates to the Congress) ruling the most populous country under the sky had hardly any surprises to offer. The Congress was

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President Obama’s Re-election: The Changing Face of Politics in America

President Barack Obama was re-elected as the 44th President of United States on November 6th, 2012 after the most expensive elections in the history of American politics came to an end. This election was unique as an unprecedented amount of money (

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What did the 2012 US Elections Achieve?

Most of us will have breathed a sigh of relief at the trouncing of the Republicans at US Presidential elections. I do not always find myself in agreement with the New York Times, but Maureen Dowd read the electoral mood

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Kerbside History

(This article is reproduced here from Outlook Magazine, March 18, 2013.) Several misconceptions are afloat around the war crimes trials in Bangladesh, as well as the Shahbag Square protests, that are putting pressure on the government to take concrete steps against the

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Margaret Thatcher – Not Dead Yet?

Margaret Thatcher was an avowed imperialist and Cold Warrior, notorious among other things for her close friendship with Chile’s right wing-dictator and mass murderer Augusto Pinochet and with the South African apartheid regime – she denounced the ANC and Nelson

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