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Joint Statement of the Central Committee, Communist Party of Australia and Central Committee, New Communist Party of Aotearoa

The visit of the Deputy Secretary of the CC NCPA, Comrade J Morgan, to Sydney, Australia to mark the 99th Anniversary of the Communist Party of Australia is the first ever visit to an international Communist Party by the NCPA, highlighting the vitality and importance placed upon the alliance of trans-Tasman Communists by both sides.

While the two Parties are and will remain independent in their efforts to apply Marxism-Leninism to national conditions and build the conditions for socialist revolution, a trans-Tasman relationship of cooperation is undeniably important. Our two countries are strongly interconnected in financial, political, military and most importantly, people-to-people ties. Any change in the social, economic or political situation on one side of the Tasman will strongly influence, the other. Therefore, Communists in both countries play close attention and give support to the other side.

The CC CPA welcomes the establishment of the NCPA and expressed its hope that the NCPA will be able to successfully lead New Zealand out of the low ebb of world socialism and re-popularise the Communist theory and Party amongst the New Zealand working class.

The CC CPA also conveyed best wishes for the First National Congress of the NCPA to be held in Wellington on November 21-22 with the theme “The 21st Century: A New Era in Social Progress”, and accepted the kind invitation to send a delegation to participate in this Congress as a sign of the friendship between our two Parties.

The CC NCPA fully supports the renewed and consolidated leadership of the CPA given the recent successes of the CC CPA in re-establishing leadership based around firm Marxist-Leninist principles. Comrade Morgan expressed the firm belief of the CC NCPA that the significant history of the CPA and its continued adherence to Marxism-Leninism meant that even after the low ebb of world socialism, the CPA is in a strong and stable position to continue its traditionally important role in the Australian workers’ movement and strengthen its ties to the masses.

Both sides fully intend to continue the current trend of high-level and frequent discussion and cooperation between the NCPA and CPA while looking for ways to further enhance a practical relationship based on mutual respect and solidarity, friendship, non-interference and cooperation under Marxist-Leninist principles of proletarian internationalism.

Long live Marxism-Leninism!

Long live proletarian internationalism!

Long live the fighting Communist Party of Australia and New Communist Party of Aotearoa!

LATIN AMERICA: The Patria Grande stands up

Latin America has always been a continent of struggle against imperialism and its domination by foreign powers. Heroes like the Taino chief Hautey, executed by Spanish colonists, are still held up as aspirations for Latin American internationalists and anti-imperialist fighters. So too are later figures such as Simón Bolívar, Benito Juárez and José de San Martín, who liberated the countries of Latin America from colonialism and first introduced the idea of the Patria Grande or the Great Homeland, a collective anti-imperialist spirit and identity spanning all of Latin America.

The 20th Century brought a new generation of anti-imperialist fighters to the continent: Sandino in Nicaragua, Farabundo Martí in El Salvador, Luis Emilio Recabarren in Chile, and of course, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara in Cuba. Inspired by the success of the Great October Socialist Revolution and the new Soviet Union, for the first time ideas of socialism and Marxism-Leninism entered the fight of Latin America.

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NCPA Speech at the 99th Anniversary Celebrations of the CP Australia

The following speech was delivered in Sydney, Australia on 26 October 2019 at the celebrations of the 99th year of the Communist Party of Australia by Deputy Secretary of the Central Committee, New Communist Party of Aotearoa, J Morgan.

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Internationalist Visit of the NCPA to Australia and Cuba

The Deputy Secretary of the Central Committee of the New Communist Party of Aotearoa leaves early tomorrow morning on the first overseas visit of the New Communist Party of Aotearoa to attend meetings of friendly causes in Australia and Cuba.

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Imperialism Changes Guard in Syria

Statement on Events in the Syrian Arab Republic by the Chair of the CC NCPA

The US will not protect you. The US will not safeguard you in their hearts or their laps. The US will put you in their pockets so as to become a bartering tool along with their dollars which they began doing. If you will not prepare yourselves to defend your country then you will become slaves for the Ottomans. No one will protect you except your country. No one will defend you except the Syrian Arab Army

Bashar Al-Assad, President of Syria speaking to YPG fighters, February 2019

All over international media this week was the announcement that US forces would withdraw from Syria, and that Turkish military operations in Syria would then commence. This provoked a furor from all sides of the US political establishment that the US was abandoning its “Kurdish allies”. ‘Rojava’ and the YPG/YPJ militas, long the obscure pet project of some Western anarchists, suddenly became the public darling of all factions US imperialism opposed to Trump. How could this happen?

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Why a Union for Working Communities is Necessary

The Aotearoa Community Union is a new mass organisation of the working class founded by the New Communist Party of Aotearoa to introduce class-oriented mass struggle around the housing crisis. An introductory article on the ACU is reproduced here.

Working people have long recognised that we are stronger united than as individuals. Unions for workers sprung up in factories and other workplaces as the Industrial Revolution not only meant that big communities of workers formed for the first time, but working conditions decreased significantly. For the last couple centuries, labour unions have become an important organisational weapon for the working class to raise our living standards and protect against the greed of the capitalists.

The reality is, however, that we do not only exist in the workplace. In fact, workers have fought hard so that we can ensure that we have a life outside the workplace. Our homes, parks, fields and local shops are such an important part of our lives and what makes us people rather than mindless drones.

The capitalists also exist outside the workplace. They own the businesses we work for and the products of our labour, but they also own the houses that we rent and to a large degree control the communities that we live in through the business associations and local government bodies.

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Announcing our First National Congress

The Central Committee of the New Communist Party of Aotearoa is proud to announce our Party’s First National Congress will be held in Wellington | Te Whanganui-a-Tara on Thursday 21 November and Friday 22 November 2019.

This is not just a time for an intra-membership discussion around our Party work, but a celebration of the founding of the Party and the entry of the New Zealand communist movement into the new era of the 21st Century. In this spirit, we will have several events open to both members and non-members. This page will be updated with more information closer to the time of the Congress.

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CC NCPA: NZ Military needs to leave Korea!

Within the last year, incredible steps have been made for the peaceful reunification of Korea. The historic summits between Kim Jong-un, Chairman of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea State Affairs Commission and Workers Party of Korea and Moon Jae-in, President of the Republic of Korea highlight the desire within Korea for reunification.

The meetings of Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in with the leaders of the United States, Russia and China in the past year also show renewed support amongst the international community for reunification. What stands in the way of this, one of the most important geo-political issues in the Asia-Pacific since the end of World War Two?

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