Daily Archives: May 20, 2023

2023-05-20: News Headlines

WSWS (2023-05-19). Italy hit by worst floods in a century. wsws.org The catastrophe is the latest in a spree of natural disasters in Italy now being made a regular fact of life by capitalism-driven climate change.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2023-05-20). Intersectionality is Anti-Marxist: It Treats All Liberation Struggles as Separate from Class Struggles. libya360.wordpress.com Rainer Shea There's a distinction between the way intersectionality views the unique types of liberation struggles that the different societal groups wage, and the way that Marxism views them. Intersectionality views them as coming from innately different places, from origins that can be fully separated from each other. The key word is "fully," because there…

Editor (2023-05-20). Discussing ecology and entropy. mronline.org Workers' Liberty organises a monthly Marxist ecology reading group. This month they discussed a chapter on "Entropy and ecological economics" from 'Marxism and Ecological Economics' by Paul Burkett.

Workers World Party (2023-05-19). Malcolm X, Ho Chi Minh, °presente! ‚àí a WW statement. workers.org The edited statement first appeared May 18, 2017, on workers.org. We celebrate on May 19 the birthdays of two world-bending revolutionaries: Ho Chi Minh and Malcolm X. Born in 1890 in central Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh was the Marxist-Leninist communist who forged and led a people's movement and army that . . . |

thecommunists (2023-05-20). The real trade union barons. thecommunists.org This article is reproduced from the Class Consciousness Project, with thanks. ***** The British media, almost in totality, would have us believe that, when there are periods of class struggle the likes of which we are currently seeing in this country, poor downtrodden workers are being led by the nose and deprived of their wages …

Elsy Fors Garzon (2023-05-20). Communist parties discuss ideas at meeting in Geneva. plenglish.com Geneva, Switzerland, May 20 (Prensa Latina) Representatives of the communist parties of Nicaragua, Cuba, Türkiye, Uruguay, Italy, Portugal, Sri Lanka and South Korea participated today in this city in a meeting to discuss political work in those countries.

scorinoco (2023-05-19). President Maduro Meets With Communist Party of China Delegation. orinocotribune.com Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro has held a meeting with a visiting delegation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) with the aim of strengthening relations of cooperation and friendship. | The meeting was held at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas on Wednesday, May 17. | The CPC delegation was led by the vice minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, Lin Mingxiang. | The Venezuelan president stated that Venezuel…

thecommunists (2023-05-19). Platform rally in Gwangju: Nato war drive threatens Korea, Taiwan, east Asia. thecommunists.org The following joint statement was read out by Comrade Joti Brar on behalf of the World Anti-imperialist Platform at its mass rally in the revolutionary city of Gwangju, south Korea on Saturday 13 May. ***** Despite the fact that Nato is clearly losing its proxy war in Ukraine, this impending defeat has not stopped the …

The Lever (2023-05-19). üéß THE AUDIT: About Those Evil Communists… levernews.com

WSWS (2023-05-20). Union calls off New York resident physicians' strike at last minute. wsws.org The Committee of Interns and Residents announced a tentative agreement that will maintain poverty wages for its members at Jamaica and Flushing hospitals, who work as many as 80 hours per week.

WSWS (2023-05-19). Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific. wsws.org India: Tamil Nadu contract nurses protest; West Bengal public school teachers oppose poverty-level wages; Sri Lankan Inland Revenue Department workers strike over pay cut; Australia: Cleanaway waste collection workers New South Wales strike; NSW paramedics and patient transfer officers impose work bans.

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