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 Communist Party of Finland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Communist Party of Finland (Finnish: Suomen kommunistinen puolue, Swedish: Finlands kommunistiska parti, abbreviated SKP) was a communist political party in Finland.
The era of the Cold War was the "golden age" of Communists in Finland.
The youth wing of SKP was the Democratic Youth League of Finland (SDNL).
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Finland is divided into five mainland provinces and the island province of Åland (Ahvenanmaa), which enjoys home-rule and keeps its own, distinct flag.
The mainland provinces are Eastern Finland (Itä-Suomi), Western Finland (Länsi-Suomi), Southern Finland (Etelä-Suomi), Oulu, and Lappi.
Finland has an army, a navy, and an air force, but the armed forces are restricted by the Paris peace treaty of 1947 to maximum personnel of 41,900; in 2004 about 28,300 people were in the armed services.
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 Finland - The Communist Party
The Communist Party of Finland (Suomen Kommunistinen Puolue-- SKP) was founded in August 1918 in Moscow by exiled leftists after their defeat in the civil war.
The rise of the radical right-wing Lapua movement was a factor in the banning of all communist organizations in 1930, and the SKP was forced underground.
The 1984 election of Aalto to the party chairmanship marked the end of the attempted reconciliation, and in 1985 the revisionists began to purge the Stalinists, who late in the year named their faction the Committee of SKP Organizations.
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 Finland - The Social Democratic Party
After the defeat of the communists in the 1948 elections, the SDP held all cabinet posts in the minority government of 1948-1950; however, thereafter the party participated in cabinets on an irregular basis, and it was riven by internal struggles until the 1960s.
The election of Rafael Paasio to the party chairmanship in 1963 ended the reign of the old leadership and brought a gradual improvement in SDP relations with the Soviet Union; another result was a gradual healing of rifts within the labor movement.
The party could be seen as a victim of its own success in that it had participated in implementing policies that brought unprecedented prosperity to Finland, which served to transform Finnish society and dissolve old voting blocs.
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 Communist Party Link - NEPAL REVOLUTIONARY STUDENTS' UNION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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 Politics of Finland : Political parties in Finland
The Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP) is mostly supported by the urban working class but it also has some support among small farmers, white-collar workers, and professionals.
Finland's two other major parties are the Center Party (Keskusta), traditionally representing rural interests, and the Conservative National Coalition (Kokoomus), which draws its major support from the business community and urban professionals.
The Conservatives were the second-largest party in the SDP-led coalition, which is rounded out by the Swedish People's Party and the Green League (which left the Rainbow-coalition after the decision to build a fifth nuclear reactor).
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 Social Democratic Party of Finland
The Social Democratic Party of Finland (SDP) has, by Nordic standards, remained a relatively small party since the disastrous Civil War in Finland of 1918, gaining on average about one-quarter of the vote.
With exception for a brief period in 1926, SDP was excluded from Cabinet participation from Oskari Tokoi[?]'s Senate's unsuccessful claim of Finland's independence in 1917 until Kyösti Kallio's precidency 1937.
After the Continuation War the Social Democratic party finally seemed to have become equally respected as any other party, although it remained obvious that the Soviet Union was more suspicious against SDP than against the "openly" bourgeois parties.
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 Sipila - Finland
Historically the Communist Party of Finland was established in Moscow in 1918.
The Communist Party of Finland came out of the underground after the World War, and its participation in political life had a great potential.
Finland, as a capitalist country, there is absolute monopoly of the media, which in turn presents the working class much difficulty in their political work.
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 AllRefer.com - Finland - The National Coalition Party | Finnish Information Resource
Throughout the interwar period, the party was hostile to the rights of the Swedish-speaking minority and sought to deprive the Swedish language of its status as one of the country's two official languages.
After the war, the KOK became the most right-wing party in Finland, as groups farther right were banned by the armistice agreement of 1944 and the SKP was legalized (see The Cold War and the Treaty of 1948, ch.
The party also was excluded from governments because it was seen by many to be rigidly right-wing, despite party program changes in the 1950s that moved it closer to the conservatism practiced by its sister parties in larger West European countries.
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 Communist Party of Finland (Unity) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Communist Party of Finland (Unity) (Suomen kommunistinen puolue (yhtenäisyys), SKPy) is a Finnish political party.
After SKP's 20th party congress in 1984 things changed as Arvo Aalto was elected chairman, after which the opposition didn't participate in (or was left out of) the central committee.
Founders of KTP felt to be securing the existence of a Marxist-Leninist party in Finland while criticizing SKPy for being revisionist and supporting Mikhail Gorbachev.
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 AllRefer.com - Finland - Government and Politics | Finnish Information Resource
The socialist wing consisted of a deeply split communist movement and a moderate Finnish Social Democratic Party that by the late 1980s was a preeminent governing party.
In the 1970s and the 1980s, the mainstream parties, and even a good part of the Communist Party of Finland, had moved toward the center, and the political spectrum as a whole was slightly more to the right than it had been in previous decades.
Interest groups initially negotiated the terms of a new wage agreement; then it was, in effect, ratified by coalitions of parties in government; and finally the Eduskunta passed the social and economic legislation that underlay it.
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 FREE In-depth report - The Swedish People's Party - Finland
The steady decline in the number of Swedish-speaking Finns was reflected in the size of the party's delegation in the Eduskunta.
The virtual collapse of the Liberal People's Party (Liberaalinen Kansanpuolue--LKP) in the latter half of the 1970s brought the SFP some new votes, and in the 1983 and the 1987 elections, the party increased the number of its seats in the Eduskunta.
Like the larger parties, the SFP has been affected by the general drift toward the center, and some of its right-wing members have left it for parties such as the POP.
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 Communist Party of Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Europe’s communist and left parties sparked debates at this week’s European Social forum in London with a launch seminar.
Hosted by the Communist Party of Britain and opened by the party's general secretary Robert Griffiths participants discussed Marxist approaches to globalisation and national sovereignty.
Communist Party international secretary John Foster said: "In Britain and throughout Europe working people are worried that our continent is becoming enslaved to neo-liberal economics.
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During the 1960s and 1970s, SKP (the Communist Party of Finland) was the third largest Communist Party in Europe, after those of France and Italy.
There were also bigger communist parties than SKP in the Soviet Union, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and Albania.
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The conference declared that the aim of the unions, in conjunction with the Labour Party was for the workers’ overthrow of capitalism and pledged itself to strengthen workshop organisation.
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Note that both the continuing Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the Communist Party of Israel, which operates as a nationally self-denying cancer in Israel's body politic, supported this declaration of solidarity with the Palestinians and Lebanese.
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 Communist Party of Ireland
Seventy-three communist and workers’ parties from all continents met in Athens from 18 to 20 November 2005 at the International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties with the topic “Current Trends in Capitalism: Economic, Political and Social Impact: The Communists’ Alternative.”
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 Greece - Statement On The Mausoleum of Lenin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is common knowledge that the victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War was inspired and organized by the Communist Party which, like the Russian Federation and the Soviet State, was founded by V.I. Lenin.
In this connection we, Communists and progressive-minded people of the planet, are concerned and puzzled by the campaign which has been launched to smear the historical memory of V.I. Lenin, to have his body removed from the Mausoleum and buried.
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 3rd Anniversary of the Iraq War - CSP
We call upon the working people to strengthen their struggle and solidarity with the Iraqi people and to stop the threat of new military imperialist interventions in the region.
As communist and workers' parties struggling for peace, social justice, progress and socialism, we support the legitimate right of the Iraqi people to resist occupation.
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 Finland Ministers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
She was in exile with him in the USSR 1922, and spend time in prison 1934-39 and 1941-44 in Finland 1944-66.
She was for many year a leading member of the Center Party, and considered a front-runner in the Presidential elections.
Governor of Södra Finland Län/Etelä-Soumen Lääni from 2004.
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 Delegates to the 2nd Congress of the Communist International (July 19-Aug. 7, 1920)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Convention was held July 19 to Aug. 7, 1920 in Moscow and Petrograd.
According to the official report of the proceedings, a total of 167 votes were allocated to the delegates assembled, including 124 to members of Communist Parties, 31 to members of Non-Communist Parties, and 12 to Youth Associations.
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