The following is from the website of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE):
May 5: Massive class response to plutocracy and the anti-people policy of the social-democrat government, the European Union and the International Monetary Fund.
Unprecedented participation of tens of thousands of people in the demonstrations of PAME in Athens and 68 cities
KKE denounces the provocations that sought to strike a blow at the people’s struggle for the death of 3 people
On 5th of May the nationwide strike of All Workers Militant Front (PAME) froze every productive activity in the country. Factories, construction sites and stores, ports and airports, universities and schools paralysed.
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement by Professor Jose Maria Sison, Chairperson of the International League of People’s Struggle.
More than ever, the earthquake disaster in Haiti exposes the social vulnerability and devastation caused by two centuries of colonial slavery, debt bondage and modern imperialism. The capability of the people of Haiti to surmount the dire results of such a natural disaster has been undermined and debilitated by man-made disasters, inflicted by foreign debt, US military interventions and occupation, and US-imposed “free market” policies.
On 12 January 2010, a magnitude 7 earthquake shook the Caribbean nation of Haiti, its epicenter hitting west of the capital Port-au-Prince. The quake and its numerous aftershocks have wrought death and injury to a huge number of people and catastrophic damage to their homes and other vital infrastructures.
Posted in Anti-War / Anti-Intervention, Haiti, Imperialism
Tagged earthquake, Fight Back!, ILPS, IMF, International League of People's Struggle, International Monetary Fund, Jean Bertrand Aristide, Jean-Claude Duvalier, Jose Maria Sison, neo-colonialism, self-determination, structural adjustment programs, U.S. Marines 82nd Airborne Division, World Bank