(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
May 30, 2010
Greetings to the CPUSA
Central Committee of the Communist Party of
ON behalf of the Central Committee of the Communist
Party of India (Marxist), we greet the Communist Party of
The CPUSA, working inside the world's leading
capitalist country and imperialist super power, is performing an
of leading the working class and other oppressed people in the fight
the system. We have been watching with interest the struggles waged by
party and the working class in your country and are particularly
the factory occupation struggle carried out in
The 29th Convention of the Communist Party of USA is
taking place at a crucial juncture. The current crisis of international
financial capital is by much estimation, far graver than any other
the history of capitalism. It is a systemic crisis with its impact felt
the world. In spite of many countries declaring that they have
out of recession, unemployment is still rising at enormous proportions.
Factories are 'off-loading' their workforce, reducing working hours and
units are being closed. Millions of people have lost their jobs. The
impact of the crisis too is being felt everywhere with rising
Capitalism, as Marx has shown, is a system that is based on the exploitation of man by man and nation by nation. It can never be a crisis-free system and this fact has been once again vindicated by the present day crisis. It has exposed the unsustainability of the path of globalisation pursued for the past few decades and also the bankruptcy of neo-liberalism --- its ideological mask. No amount of reform can make capitalism an exploitation free system.
Our country too is affected by the crisis, though the impact is only to a limited extent because of the role played by the CPI(M) and other Left parties. Unfortunately, the Congress-led UPA government did not learn correct lessons from the crisis and now buoyed by the fact that it no longer depends on the Left for its survival, is implementing the very same neo-liberal policies that had led to this crisis. In our country, we are in the midst of various struggles taking up the issues of the various sections of the society who are reeling under the attacks of the neo-liberal policies pursued by the government at the behest of the imperialist forces.
The present coalition government led by the Congress
is desperate to forge a strategic relationship with the
The ruling classes in our country are trying their
best to isolate our party and are attacking it from all directions. In
We hope that the discussions and decisions you would arrive at in this conference would rally all the progressive and democratic forces in the society and carry forward the struggle for the establishment of a socialist society. While such a struggle would be long and arduous, on behalf of the CPI(M), we assure you our fraternal solidarity and support.