Category Archives: Editor’s desk

Action Committee in Support of the Struggle of the Moroccan People issues May 26th statement

On May 26th the Comité d’action et de soutien aux luttes du peuple Marocain issued a press release on the worker’s and popular struggle in the country and the repressive measures of the reactionary state. The statement observed that the … Continue reading

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Badal Prachanda reunion: a new dimension of neo-revisionist polarization

Basanta Secretariat Member CPN (Revolutionary Maoist) Abstract: On May 19, 2016, a notable political event occurred in the Communist Movement of Nepal. Under the leadership of Ram Bahadur Thapa ‘Badal’, a group of Central Committee Members of the Communist Party … Continue reading

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Naxalbari Politics: A Feminist Narrative

-Krishna Bandyopadhyay Several times, while composing this piece, I debated whether it would be better not to do so. With such critical reflections one would runs the risk of isolation; and who wants to be isolated? though friends had told … Continue reading

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Long Live Naxalbari! -DSU

49 years of Naxalbari Movement- Naxalbari Ek hi Rasta!!! Spring thunder crashed over Indian subcontinent when peasants of Naxalbari of North Bengal began a militant struggle against landlords and seized land and food grains in 1967. CPI(M) leaders who were … Continue reading

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Emergence of Heterodox Voices—The “August 5 Theory”

It is against this background that the “August 5” activists developed ideas which diverged from the guidelines that the authorities were promoting. The changing policies in Guangzhou compelled the young participants to think through issues on their own and to … Continue reading

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MAOISM IN BANGLADESH: The Case of the East Bengal Sarbohara Party

Md. Nurul Amin In 1962 the international communist movement was divided into two separate camps on the question of the adoption of Marxism. This division split the Communist Party of East Pakistan (Bangladesh) into pro-Moscow and pro-Peking factions in 1966. … Continue reading

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MEISONE’S “NEW” TUNES FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE-1978

True enough Meisone never pretended to be a party at first. As its name implied, the “All Ethiopian Socialist Movement”, it posed as a movement and if it ended up being a movement confined to the imperial palace and some … Continue reading

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Joint Statement by three Revolutionary Maoist Parties-Nepal

Sharpen the ideological struggle against the revisionists–the bourgeois. (On Thursday, May 19, Three Maoist Parties–Nepal Communist Party (Revolutionary Maoist) led by Com. Mohan Baidhya ‘Kiran’, CPN Maoist led by Com. Netra Bikram Chanda ‘Biplav’ and Communist Nucleus Nepal , led … Continue reading

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Venezuela: general crisis and fury of the masses-A Nova Democracia

The harsh living conditions of the masses in Venezuela are a tinderbox of popular revolt. The last few years are characterized by economic crisis in the semi-colonial and semi-feudal countries – who are called upon to pay the price of … Continue reading

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Updates on Political Prisoners in West Bengal

Gour Chakraborty May 19 2016 Great injustice has been caused to Maoist political prisoner Gour Chakraborty (78) lodged in a West Bengal jail since 2009. He got bail on all cases against him except one at Bankshall Court, Kolkata. Hearing … Continue reading

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