Socialist News

Recognising private property, gay marriage, Cuba aims to build socialism instead of communism

Laying out the new constitution to lawmakers on Saturday, the secretary of the council of state, Homero Acosta, said it included the recognition of private property, something long stigmatized by the Communist Party as a vestige of capitalism.

Hollande visits ‘ailing’ partner for first time

The 59-year-old Socialist has neither confirmed nor denied the magazine reports of an affair with film actress


Spain's right heads for crushing election win

"Spain chooses a govt to confront crisis storm," blared front page of leading daily El Pais.

CPN-Marxist Leninist splits ahead of PM election in Nepal

Hours before the fourth round of voting to elect a new PM in Nepal,a smaller communist party having nine members in Parliament has split.

Chavez says may break Colombia ties in rebel spat

Chavez threatened to break ties with Colombia after Bogota accused him of tolerating the presence of leftist rebels,escalating tension between the ideologically opposed neighbors.

Left,socialist parties to take out padayatra today

Left and socialist organisations will take out a 900-km ‘padayatra’ from Pune to Wardha on Saturday.


Greek Socialists win landslide election victory

In a clash between heirs of famous political dynasties,socialist PASOK leader George Papandreou defeated outgoing prime minister Costas Karamanlis.