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  Encyclopedia: Korean Workers Party
In the 1930s the party, in alliance with the Communist Party of China, conducted guerilla operations in the mountains of northern Korea against the Japanese and Kim became one of the party's guerilla leaders.
The party congress approves reports of the party organs, adopts basic party policies and tactics, and elects members to the WPK Central Committee and the Central Auditing Committee.
Article 24 of the party rules stipulates that the Central Committee elects the General Secretary of the party, members of the Political Bureau Presidium (or the Standing Committee), members of the Political Bureau (or Politburo), secretaries, members of the Central Military Commission, and members of the Central Inspection Committee.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Korean-Workers-Party   (4470 words)

 Socialist Workers Party (USA) - OpenWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Most of the members were from the Workers Party of the United States which had entered the Socialist Party of America in 1936.
Their theories tilted more towards mass action and workers power than bureaucracy and authoritarian vanguard leadership, and it was over a disagreement over the role of the vanguard party that they moved form the Workers Party to the SWP.
The Internationalist Tendency was purged from the SWP in 1974.
www.infoshop.org /wiki/index.php/Socialist_Workers_Party_(USA)   (2095 words)

 The Militant - a socialist newspaper - December 26, 2005 -- front page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The workers have been fighting plans by the company, which operates car ferries between Ireland and the United Kingdom and France, to replace all its 543 workers with nonunion labor employed at half of Ireland’s minimum wage of 7.65 euros (US$9.10).
Some of the workers who have decided to accept redundancy (layoffs) will keep the enhanced payments for the job loss despite threats by the company that these would be withdrawn.
Workers at various ships are now voting on the proposal, but one of the boats they had struck, the Jonathan Swift, has already sailed from Dublin to Holyhead.
www.themilitant.com   (893 words)

 Hungarian Workers Party Encyclopedia, Definition, History, Biography @ ENCYCLOPEDIA.LOCALCOLORART.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Hungarian Workers' Party (Hungarian: Magyar Dolgozók Pártja - MDP) was the ruling communist party of Hungary from 1948 to 1956.
It was formed by a merger of the Communist Party of Hungary and the Social Democratic Party.
During the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, the party was reorganised into the Hungarian Socialist Workers' Party by a circle of communists around Imre Nagy.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Hungarian_Workers_Party   (378 words)

Workers World Party was built on the confidence that regular working people CAN overcome capitalism, can take back from the class of exploiters the wealth they have created, and create a society that meets the needs of all.
So Workers World has been building a party, based on the great revolutionary concepts of Marx and Lenin, which learns from the mass movements while helping them grow and develop.
Read Workers World newspaper-in print or on the Web at www.workers.org --and you will see what we are doing in the struggle movements.
www.workersworld.net /wwp   (1025 words)

 Workers' Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Workers' Party is a name used by various political parties throughout the world.
United States of America - Workers Party of America, Workers Party, Workers Party, USA
See also: Labour Party, Communist Workers Party, Socialist Workers' Party, United Workers' Party, List of political parties.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Workers'_Party   (118 words)

 How the Workers' Party works. Workers' Liberty #61, February 2000.
The PT is very far from the old conception of political parties where the leadership decides, the central committee decides and hands down the order, and the social movement obeys.
It is really from the social movement through the party, thinking of it as just a channel for political aspirations and a way of getting legislation passed and public policy done, constantly being revised, constantly being watched, and constantly criticised.
And we did a lot of courses, including economics, etc., and one of the courses that we thought we would do and we proposed to the board of directors of the central union of Rio was, of course, on the oppressor within the oppressed, which would be exclusively for the leadership.
archive.workersliberty.org /wlmags/wl61/brazil.htm   (1784 words)

Workers’ Compensation Laws are similar in concept to that of liability without regard to fault.
All fifty states have developed comprehensive workers’ compensation statutes, although some states have allowed employees the option as to whether they want to be covered by the statute or whether they do not want the coverage.
Workers’ Comp has replaced the rights of recovery as it is normally conceived under common law.
www.insuranceclaimsconsult.com /workers_comp.htm   (468 words)

 COINTELPRO -- Socialist Workers Party
The Socialist Workers Party (SWP) has, over the past several years, been openly espousing its line on a local and national basis through running candidates for public office and strongly directing and/or supporting such causes as Castro's Cuba and integration problems in the South.
Party emphasis in this regard at this time amounts to the placing of one comrade in each committee in the event something of interest to the Party occurs in regard to any one of these committees.
It is further noted that a Party leader recently stated that the SWP must, under all circumstances, not "antagonize" any elements in the anti-war movement inasmuch as the Party "has always been accused of splitting", which accusation greatly upsets the Party.
www.icdc.com /~paulwolf/cointelpro/swp.htm   (5913 words)

 Encyclopedia article on National Socialist German Workers Party [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The National Socialist German Workers' Party (German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei), better known as the NSDAP or the Nazi Party was a political party that was led to power in Germany by Adolf Hitler in 1933.
The NSDAP improved its position in the years thereafter, despite a brief ban in 1932 of the SA (the party's private army), and in the elections of 1932 the party reached a total of 13.75 million votes and became the largest voting bloc in the Reichstag.
The only left-wing party remaining in the Reichstag, the Social Democratic Party of Germany, valiantly protested the Act from being passed as the whole assembly met, after the burning of the Reichstag, in an Opera house patrolled and harangued by brown-shirted SA men.
encyclozine.com /National_Socialist_German_Workers_Party   (1823 words)

 Socialism Today - Ken Livingstone and a new workers' party
Mass parties of the working class have either not existed (the USA), have been severely weakened, or have moved towards the right under the pressure of neo-liberalism, and a vacuum has opened up.
Non-Labour Party members in the factories and the workplaces exerted a powerful effect on the union leaders in London to vote in favour of Livingstone.
From the campaign against racism and the neo-fascist British National Party in the 1990s, to the student field, to the trade union field and now the electoral field, what is transparent is that it is not possible for genuine socialist alliances to be established with the SWP.
www.socialismtoday.org /46/workers_party.html   (3463 words)

 Nazi Party (NSDAP)
Adolf Hitler knew that the growth in the party was mainly due to his skills as an orator and in the autumn of 1921 he challenged Anton Drexler for the leadership of the party.
Whereas the German Social Democrat Party was funded by the trade unions and the pro-capitalist parties by industrialists, the NSDAP had to rely on contributions from party members.
The German Social Democrat Party was the largest party in the Reichstag, it did not have a majority over all the other parties, and the SPD leader, Hermann Mueller, had to rely on the support of others to rule Germany.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERnazi.htm   (5951 words)

 Socialist Workers Party (USA)
The Socialist Workers Party is a small political party in the United States.
The party has run candidates for President since 1948; it received its greatest number of votes in 1976, when its candidate, Peter Camejo, received 90,310 votes.
In 1976, the party won a lawsuit against the FBI as a result of years of spying by the FBI.
www.fastload.org /so/Socialist_Workers_Party_(USA).html   (157 words)

 biology - Socialist Workers Party (UK)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Therefore he supported the perspectives of the RCP at the end of the Second World War which placed the small party in opposition to the new leadership of the Fourth International around Ernest Mandel, then known as Germain, and Michel Raptis, better known as Pablo, which was backed by the American Socialist Workers' Party.
The 2004 Party Conference reported a membership figure of 7,585 members, although other socialist groups estimate it to now be closer to 3,000.
There is debate within the party as to the reason for failure to grow out of the radicalism of the anti-war movement.
www.biologydaily.com /biology/Socialist_Workers_Party_(UK)   (4179 words)

 The Workers Party of Ireland : Irish socialist political party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Workers Party appeal to all democrats, socialists, trade unionists and those fed up with the current state of affirs to make their voices heard on May 5th.
Workers point out that they pay PAYE and PSRI but when they want medical service they are treated as second class citizens.
What is perhaps less well known are the issues the Workers Party activists in North Belfast are locally involved in, or what issues we as a progressive, socialist, Party have been campaigning on.
www.workerspartyofireland.org   (1921 words)

 New Statesman: Nothing to lose but their power: the workers' party has become the party of a graduate elite, and its ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
New Statesman: Nothing to lose but their power: the workers' party has become the party of a graduate elite, and its cells are required to ensure "healthy" company development.
Nothing to lose but their power: the workers' party has become the party of a graduate elite, and its cells are required to ensure "healthy" company development.
The party is no longer defensive about the collapse of communism in the Soviet Union and eastern Europe, which left it isolated in the early 1990s.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FQP/is_4719-20_134/ai_n13664597   (1426 words)

 Socialism Today - Testing Times for the Workers Party
The party was seen by most people as the only one capable of carrying out a clean up of municipal governments.
In general, the position of the party was not to prioritise attacking the federal government.
The only effect of the relative pick-up in the economy in the second half of 2000 was an explosion of labour struggles as workers fought for compensation for the losses accumulated over the previous five years.
www.socialismtoday.org /55/brazil.html   (2691 words)

 4 Comrades Expelled from Workers World Party, Join IWP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The duty of the vanguard party of the proletariat is to organize it as such, as the class-for-itself.
To change that reality, a party of the proletariat needs a concrete program to link up the struggle to meet everyday needs of human survival, the threat to which is now becoming extremely acute, to the struggle to overthrow the capitalist state and construct socialism-which merge in the process of the struggle for expanded reproduction.
By 1959, when WWP emerged as a party it still had a good empirical approximation of reality, and saw the upswing in struggle that was going to come in the next few years on a world scale, and had the guts to take the safety risks involved in expressing support for this.
www.ex-iwp.org /docs/1975/4_wwp_comrades_join_iwp.htm   (3806 words)

 Korean Workers Party - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In June 1949 the North and South Korean parties were merged into the Korean Workers' Party with Kim Il-sung as party chairman with the Pak Hon-yong, who had been leader of the South Korean Workers Party as well as the earlier Communist Party of Korea, becoming the deputy chairman.
As the Korean Workers Party was a merger of different Communist organisations it was made up of four factions, the Soviet Koreans faction, the Domestic faction, the Yanan (or Chinese) faction and the Guerrilla faction.
The party congress approves reports of the party organs, adopts basic party policies and tactics, and elects members to the KWP Central Committee and the Central Auditing Committee.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/KCP   (4197 words)

 Workers party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
WORKERS PARTY YOUTH is comprised of young workers and students throughout Ireland interested in securing the future on our terms.
Ireland has the youngest population in Europe, and Workers Party Youth aims at uniting all the young people of Ireland behind revolutionary socialist policies aimed at ensuring decent education, proper job training, full employment, and a society where young people will be able to fulfill their potential.
WORKERS PARTY YOUTH says 'YES' to a society where all young people have the chance of good integrated comprehensive education, proper training and full employment.
www.workers-party.org /wpyouth.htm   (374 words)

 James P. Cannon - Speech at the First Workers Party Convention   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The men and women who are here to make the Workers Party are the men and women who, for many years past, have been in the vanguard of the movements that have led to it.
I think we know enough, comrades and fellow workers, of the colossal tasks ahead of us not to take them lightly, not to take them in a spirit that we are going to accomplish them by passing resolutions or by an excessive amount of phraseology in our programs.
From the Socialist Party, from the left wing, from those who long ago left the So cialist Party, from all parts of the country they came; they—the battlers—came, showing the marks and scars of conflict and persecution.
www.sozialistische-klassiker.org /Cannon/Cannon01.html   (1261 words)

 Politics1: Presidency 2000 - James E. Harris (Socialist Workers Party - Georgia)
Socialist Workers Party nominee for President, 1996 (on the ballot in 11 states - 8,500 votes - 0.01%).
The Socialist Workers Party has been in electoral decline in recent years, capturing a dwindling number of votes in each Presidential election.
We explain that the root cause of the problems all workers face is capitalism...
www.politics1.com /swp2k.htm   (392 words)

 Rebuild The Workers Party! : SF Indymedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When the Workers Party of America was formed in 1921, it sought to unite the various strands of working class opposition to capitalism and its various agents.
Revolutionary syndicalists from the IWW, Socialist Party left-wingers, militant trade unionists in the AFL, immigrant workers from Europe and Asia, Black workers, etc., came together through a process of discussion and unification to form the first (and only) united communist workers’ party the U.S. had ever seen.
What is needed is to rebuild the Workers Party as the revolutionary political organization of the working class.
sf.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=129347   (806 words)

 Taiwan Labor Party (Laodongdang) Taiwan Labour Party Workers' Party
Taiwan Labor Party Taiwan Labour Party Taiwan Workers' Party Taiwan Worker's Party Taiwan Workers' Party Taiwan Socialist Party
The Labor Party calls for a peaceful resolution of the conflict between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, ending the state of civil war and cross-Straits military crises, moving gradually towards reunification with a high degree of autonomy for Taiwan.
Taiwan Labor Party Taiwan Labour Party Taiwan Workers' Party Taiwan Worker's Party Taiwan Workers' Party
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/Senate/6173/lp-en.htm   (403 words)

 German Workers Party
The German Army was worried that it was a left-wing revolutionary group and sent Adolf Hitler, one of its education officers, to spy on the organization.
Adolf Hitler was often the main speaker and it was during this period that he developed the techniques that made him into such a persuasive orator.
This was reflected in the growth in the German Social Democrat Party (SDP), the largest political party in Germany.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERgwp.htm   (437 words)

 Origins of the Workers World Party
For them the role of the Marxist party in capitalist countries was to ally itself (i.e., the conscious sector of its working class) with the victorious workers' states in a straightforward strategic display of class solidarity in a class war that had become global.
The party newspaper banner debuted with a silhouette of Lenin in one corner and Trotsky in the other, bracing the heading, "Colored and White Unite and Fight for a WORKERS WORLD." The founders never looked back, and from then to the present kept their doctrinaire politics strictly internal.
The party is the most skillful practitioner of united front strategy -- not just tactics -- on the U.S. left, preferring to win influence and leadership through militancy rather than through ideological victories.
www.marxmail.org /archives/january99/wwp.htm   (741 words)

 Workers World online
Workers World has no commercial advertising, so it is free to tell the truth.
The only way we can afford to do this is because of our supporters, who have given both their time and money.
Their chant of “Shut the city down!” was an angry rallying cry in response to the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s heavy pressure to force a weak contract on them.
www.workers.org   (524 words)

 The Socialist Workers Party (SWP) and Socialism from Below   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This group also demanded "The right for members to communicate horizontally in the party, to produce and distribute their own documents." In August of 1995 the SWP leadership in Britain banned SWP members from an email list set up by members of the SWP's international tendencies.
In an interview in the British 'Socialist Worker' in January 1993 Tony Cliff interpreted the failure of the miners struggle against pit closures not on what ideas were influencing the class, or even the level of militancy but on how many people had joined the SWP in the week before!
This attitude is why the SWP runs front organisations designed to recruit people into the party The largest of these in recent years has been the ANL, and the way the party leadership related to this was described by the ISG as "...the party has run the ANL purely as a satellite of the SWP.
flag.blackened.net /revolt/once/sfb_swp.html   (1063 words)

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