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  The Theses On The Agrarian Question Adopted By The Communist Party Of France
The more clearly the masses of workers and peasants of France understand this the less probable and less prolonged will be the inevitable attempts of the French, British and other capitalists to crush the revolution of the workers and peasants of France by means of war.
Nevertheless, it is absolutely necessary to distinguish clearly between imperialist wars, wars for the division of capitalist loot, wars to strangle small and weak nations-and revolutionary wars-wars of defence against the counter-revolutionary capitalists, wars to throw oil the capitalist yoke.
The workers and peasants of France proved that they were capable of waging a legitimate, just and revolutionary war against their feudal aristocracy when the latter wanted to crush the great French Revolution of the eighteenth century.
www.marxists.org /archive/lenin/works/1921/dec/11.htm   (1779 words)

  
 Communist party
Communist Parties began to be established in various countries across the world after the establishment of the Communist International by the Russian Bolsheviks.
Most Communist Parties arose in the 1920s as a result of a split among socialist parties over whether revolution was necessary to achieve their ends and whether the socialist parties should accept the leadership of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Communist parties had a number of commonalities of structure which was based on the structure of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/c/co/communist_party.html   (985 words)

  
 French Communist Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Like all Comintern parties, the PCF underwent a process of "Stalinisation" in which a pro-Stalin leadership under Maurice Thorez was installed in 1930 and all internal dissent banned.
The PCF remained loyal to Moscow, disapproving of the Eurocommunism of the Italian Communist Party.
La mutation, which included the thorough reorganization of party structure and to move away from leninist dogmas was intended to vitalize the stagnant left and to attract non-affiliated leftists to join the party, but in effect only resulted in increasing the pace of the decline of the party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_France   (1227 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Communist Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In modern usage, a communist party is a political party which promotes communism, a sociopolitical philosophy based on the particular interpretation of Marxism put forth by Vladimir Lenin.
The logo of the SED The Socialist Unity Party of Germany (German: Sozialistische Einheitspartei Deutschlands, or SED) was the governing party of East Germany from its formation in 1949 until the elections of 1990.
Communist parties Jump to: navigation, search Communism refers to a theoretical system of social organization and a political movement based on common ownership of the means of production.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Communist-Party   (5711 words)

  
 French Communist Party - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Beginning in the 1930s, the French Communist Party became a mass party, their success fueled by the popularity of the Comintern's new Popular Front strategy, which advocated alliances with other socialist and progressive bourgeois parties to fight against fascism.
With the liberation of France in 1944, the Communists, along with other resistance groups, entered the government of Charles de Gaulle, but were forced to quit the government of Paul Ramadier in 1947.
Maurice Thorez was the general secretary of the party from 1930 until his death in 1964.
open-encyclopedia.com /Communist_Party_of_France   (614 words)

  
 Communist party -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Communist parties have held power in 21 nations throughout history, first and most notably in the (A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia an others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991) Soviet Union.
The (A Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party) Bolshevik party seized power in the 1917 (The revolution against the Czarist government which led to the abdication of Nicholas II and the creation of a provisional government in March 1917) Russian Revolution.
Members of Communist parties were persecuted in many countries in the early (A state of political conflict using means short of armed warfare) Cold War period, when anti-Communist sentiment was fueled by Western governments as part of their Cold War strategy.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/communist_party.htm   (2140 words)

  
 Communist party, in the United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The first Communist parties in the United States were founded in 1919 by dissident factions of the Socialist party.
In May, 1921, under strong pressure from the Third (Communist) International, or Comintern, the Communist groups in the United States were united as the Communist Party of America.
The sensational confessions of former Communists, such as Whittaker Chambers, and increasing evidence of Communist espionage led to highly publicized investigations by Congress (especially by the House Un-American Activities Committee and the Senate Subcommittee on Government Operations), the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and federal grand juries.
www.bartleby.com /65/co/CommunisUS.html   (1371 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Spain - Communist Party of Spain | Spanish Information Resource
The communists were intent on finishing the war against the fascist forces before beginning their social and political revolution, whereas other leftist organizations were not willing to postpone the restructuring of Spanish society.
The communists were brutal in their suppression of competing leftist organizations, which led to the party's ostracism by the other anti-Franco forces in the post-Civil War period.
The PCE convened its Twelfth Party Congress in February 1988 amid mounting agitation for a major revitalization of the party, which was plagued by financial problems and by a lack of unity.
reference.allrefer.com /country-guide-study/spain/spain130.html   (1009 words)

  
 CNN Cold War - Interview: Marianne Debouzy
I think the Communist Party came out of the war with a great aura, because many people who were members of the Communist Party had worked in the Resistance, in the railroads, in the mines, in the steel industry and in many other places.
After the war, about 25 percent of the voters voted Communist, and of course many of these people weren't working class people and weren't Communists, but they voted for the Communist Party because it represented what seemed to be most progressive in social terms to many people in the country at the time.
I never believed that France could become Communist in those days, though of course the Communists represented a significant force in the political game, and the relationship of force was different from what it is today.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/03/interviews/debouzy   (1375 words)

  
 Communist Party of Britain - for peace and socialism
The Young Communist League is the youth wing of the Communist Party of Britain and member of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY).
Moldova - Communist Party of the Republic of Moldova
Britain's communists are proposing a left wing programme for consideration by the labour and progressive movements.
www.communist-party.org.uk /index.php?file=links   (486 words)

  
 Communist Party Statistics Sources
Its authority was particularly evident in relations with the Communist parties in Eastern Europe and with the smaller parties of Western Europe and the western hemisphere.
The party's secretary-general from 1930 until 1964, Maurice Thorez, was briefly (1946-47) vice-premier of France; the party was led by Georges Marchais (1920-97) from 1972 to 1993.
Communist parties in the western hemisphere, except for those of Cuba and Nicaragua, are generally small and sometimes illegal.
www.adherents.com /largecom/communist_parties.html   (3823 words)

  
 France: Popularity of Socialist prime minister plummets
The main demands of the protesters have been for benefits to the long-term unemployed to be raised to the level of the minimum wage, i.e., 5,200 francs ($850) a month—a 1,500 franc increase—and for restitution of the end-of-year supplement of 3,000 francs ($500).
Juppé’s regime was paralyzed by a wave of mass strikes and protest actions that convulsed France in November and December of 1995.
The Socialist Party election manifesto promised the 35-hour week with no loss of pay, and this demand became the centerpiece of the coalition agreement with the PCF and the Greens.
www.wsws.org /public_html/iwb1-98/france.htm   (1141 words)

  
 Communist Party
The Socialist Party of France, led by Jules Guesde and Edouard Vaillant.
It is less than three years since Thorez, the Secretary of the French Communist Party, was declaring that the French workers would never be bamboozled into fighting against their German comrades; he is now one of the loudest-lunged patriots in France.
The clue to the behaviour of the Communist Party in any country is the military relation of that country, actual or potential, towards the USSR In England, for instance, the position is still uncertain, hence the English Communist Party is still hostile to the National Government, and, ostensibly, opposed to rearmament.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /FRcommunist.htm   (1353 words)

  
 France Political Parties, France Major Political Parties and Group
The French Communist Party, Les Verts and the Left Radical Party are its minor members.
Those parties, which have just one leading personality, are referred to as "one-person" parties.
The Left parties such as Communist Workers Party of France, Parti des Travailleurs and Pole of Communist Rebirth in France are also minor parties.
www.mapsofworld.com /france/politics/major-political-parties-and-group.html   (363 words)

  
 The French Communist Party discusses its latest electoral debacle
The party withdrew the demand for the nationalisation of basic industry from its programme, advocated the defence of the fatherland and the rearmament of the military and refrained from any criticism of French colonial policy.
The party’s debacle in the recent elections, in particular, is the reward for its role in implementing the right-wing policies of the Jospin government.
Their role model is the Italian party Rifondazione Comunista, which emerged from the Italian Communist Party and absorbed numerous other radical groupings, including the Italian sister organisation, led by Livio Maitan, of the French LCR.
www.wsws.org /articles/2002/jul2002/frcp-j08.shtml   (2210 words)

  
 The politics of opportunism: the "radical left" in France Part two: The LCR assembles the ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The LCR resolution is also explicitly aimed “at communist, socialist and green voters and members,” as well as “at elements that have arisen out of the traditional left.” It remains, however, completely unclear on which basis these members and ex-members of reformist parties are to be brought together in the new coalition movement.
Just because they are disappointed with their old parties does not mean that they have also broken from these parties’ reformist conceptions, or have understood the causes for their decline and drawn the necessary political lessons.
The Communist Party of France had the phrase “dictatorship of the proletariat” in its programme up until 1976, even though in practice it had long before rejected it and loyally supported the capitalist state.
www.wsws.org /articles/2004/may2004/lft-m17.shtml   (3222 words)

  
 Declaration of the Revolutionary Communist Party of Upper Volta and the Workers' Communist Party of France on the ...
This neo-colonial policy of France is shown as well in the European Union, which is a grouping of monopolies and imperialist powers that have a strong presence on the African continent.
This policy has its effects in France itself with the exclusion of immigrant workers who are the object of harassment and repression of all kinds with the problem of the ‘undocumented’ and of savage expulsions.
The bonds between our parties, which date back to their formation, are being reinforced through the common struggles of our two peoples and parties for the revolution and scientific socialism.
www.apk2000.dk /ikmlpo/ikmlpo-medl/burkinafaso/2000-august-declaration.htm   (1341 words)

  
 KPÖ by the congress of the Communist Party of France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
KPÖ by the congress of the Communist Party of France
The FPÖ is a party of the extreme right, that has grown since the middle of the 80s from a 7 percent to a 27 percent party.
The concrete politics of the EU is in ouropinion to a large extent responsible for the growing of chauvinist and extremeright atmosphere.
www.kpoe.at /bund/dokumente/englisch/englfkp.htm   (718 words)

  
 Communist_Party_(France)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
During the Fourth Republic, as the SFIO and the Radicals declined, the PCF consistently received more votes than any other party, although they were not allowed to enter the government.
The alliance with the PS was renewed for the 1981 elections, at which Mitterand was elected President and the left won a large majority in the National Assembly.
The fall of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to a crisis in the PCF, but it did not follow the example of most other European communist parties of dissolving itself or changing its name.
www.exoticfelines.com /search.php?title=Communist_Party_(France)   (1094 words)

  
 The Long March of the Communist Party of China
This is the story of the Long March of the Communist Party leadership and the Red Army from South China to Northwest China.
This was the period of cooperation between the Goumindang (Nationalist Party) and the Communist Party.
The persecution of the Communist Party in Shanghai and other cities finally drove the Party to the rural soviets such as the one organized by Mao in Jiangxi Province.
www.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/longmarch.htm   (2669 words)

  
 Declaration of the Revolutionary Communist Party of Upper Volta and the Workers' Communist Party of France
This neo-colonial policy of France is shown as well in the European Union, which is a grouping of monopolies and imperialist powers that have a strong presence on the African continent.
This policy has its effects in France itself with the exclusion of immigrant workers who are the object of harassment and repression of all kinds with the problem of the "undocumented" and of savage expulsions.
The bonds between our parties, which date back to their formation, are being reinforced through the common struggles of our two peoples and parties for the revolution and scientific socialism.
www.mltranslations.org /Volta/pcrvpcof.htm   (1389 words)

  
 International Conference of ML Parties
Some parties and organisations which could not participate in the Conference for financial and technical reasons sent messages of solidarity and stated that they would support the decisions of the Conference.
A series of tasks was agreed upon to which the parties participating in the Conference are committed, emphasizing especially an international campaign of solidarity with comrade Gregorio Alvarado, demanding his reappearance alive, and the campaign of urgent action for the freedom of comrade Francisco Caraballo.
Communist Party of Labour of the Dominican Republic
revolutionarydemocracy.org /rdv5n1/intlconf.htm   (409 words)

  
 THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO
It is high time that Communists should openly, in the face of the whole world, publish their views, their aims, their tendencies, and meet this nursery tale of the spectre of communism with a manifesto of the party itself.
The socialist and communist literature of France, a literature that originated under the pressure of a bourgeoisie in power, and that was the expressions of the struggle against this power, was introduced into Germany at a time when the bourgeoisie in that country had just begun its contest with feudal absolutism.
The Communists fight for the attainment of the immediate aims, for the enforcement of the momentary interests of the working class; but in the movement of the present, they also represent and take care of the future of that movement.
www.anu.edu.au /polsci/marx/classics/manifesto.html   (14158 words)

  
 France and the Spanish Civil War
Parties involved in the agreement included the Communist Party, the Socialist Party and the Radical Party.
The border was reopened and 236,000 refugees fled to France in an attempt to escape from the new fascist regime.
I recognize that France's direct interest includes and calls for the presence of a friendly government on Spanish soil, and one that is free of certain other European influences.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /SPfrance.htm   (2427 words)

  
 BHHRG
The Communist Party of France harshly criticized the long-standing leader of the Russian Communist movement, Gennady Zyuganov.
Furthermore, spokespeople for the French communist organization were shocked to know that the leaders of the Russian Communist Party actively cooperate with Neo-fascists and nationalists.
It may become a party in disgrace, while the West may finally be convinced of the anti-communist essence of the Russian Communist Party and its leader Gennady Zyuganov.
www.bhhrg.org /mediaDetails.asp?ArticleID=1144   (899 words)

  
 Report of Khalid Bakdash to the VIIth congress of the Comintern
The response of the delegate of the Iraqi Communist Party to Ferdi was especially astute and incisive.
But no! The Arab Communists, including Ramzi, seemed to have abandoned this perspective later, merely to not oppose Stalin's policies, specifically the recognition of "Israel", and because the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the USSR could not see the centrality of Arab unity in the democratic revolution in the Arab World.
We Communists have great confidence in the revolutionary strength of tens of millions of Arab workers and in the strength of the Arab proletariat as the vanguard of these masses and their hegemony in the national liberation struggle.
www.freearabvoice.org /reference/Bakdash.htm   (6712 words)

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