Comrade Gursharan Singh, the renowned cultural activist, dramatist and revolutionary intellectual passed away at the age of 82 on September 27, 2011. Mazdoor Ekta Lehar mourns his untimely death and extends its profound sympathies to the bereaved family of Comrade Gursharan Singh.Continue reading
Petrol price hike is an attack on the living standards of millions of working families!
Withdraw customs and excise duties on oil and all its products, to bring down the retail price!
Statement of the CC of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, 23 September, 2011
Whenever the price of petrol or diesel is raised the government claims that it is because of the “unaffordable subsidy”. This is a blatant lie because petroleum product consumption is being heavily taxed in our country and not at all subsidized. The “subsidy” in the central budget is less than one-tenth the total taxes collected from petroleum products.Continue reading
Meeting on “Sovereignty – in whose hands?”
The question of where sovereignty lies and should lie, in a modern society, has been posed very starkly by recent developments in our country and throughout the world. A public meeting was organized on 11th September 2011 by Lok Raj Sangathan in Delhi on this important issue. It was attended by activists from the movement for empowerment of people.Continue reading
Support the just struggle of the workers of Maruti Suzuki!
An attack on one is an attack on all!
Statement of the Delhi Regional Committee of the Communist Ghadar Party of India, September 19, 2011
This is a decisive struggle which will have bearing on workers rights all over the country. Because the workers are fighting for the right to organize themselves into a union of their choice, a union that will defend their interests..Continue reading
Tenth anniversary of invasion of Afghanistan
Imperialists, get out of Afghanistan!
Nations and peoples of Asia, Unite to put an end to criminal imperialist aggression!
Ten years ago, on 8 October, the US imperialists launched a brazen military invasion of Afghanistan, in the name of waging a “war on terror”.Continue reading
Palestine’s’ bid for UN membership
Just before Mr Abbas’s speech in the UN, on Thursday 22nd September 2011, dozens of Israeli artists and academics proclaimed their support for the Palestinian United Nations statehood bid, outside of Independence Hall in Tel Aviv. .Continue reading
Deepening Crisis in the US and rising burdens on the Working Class
If long-term discouraged workers are also counted, as was officially done in 1980, the unemployment rate was 22.7% in June. In other words, between one-fifth and one-fourth of those willing to work are without jobs.Continue reading
Infighting among financial oligopolies and imperialist governments
The legal battles reflect the contradictions among the biggest monopolies and financial groups, and between states that represent rival imperialist interests. Such conflicts are growing acute alongside the contradiction between finance capital and the broad masses of working people.Continue reading
Sirsa meeting on `How Can People Come to Power?’
It is with great joy that I read the report in the columns of the September 16-30, 2011 issue of MEL on the public meeting in Sirsa, Haryana held on August 28, 2011 that deliberated on several questions facing the people of India, and in particular on the question of `How Can People Come to Power?'Continue reading