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Communist parties of Western Europe

Neil McInnes

Communist parties of Western Europe

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Published by Published for the Royal Institute of International Affairs by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communist parties

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNeil McInnes.
    ContributionsRoyal Institute of International Affairs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX44 .M23
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 209 p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5247536M
    ISBN 100192183117
    LC Control Number75319706

    The National Congress elects members of the Central Committee. They promoted certain rightwing political parties, such as the Christian Democrats in Italy which the Americans basically financed, and also set up secret armies. In Italy the PCI divided into three currents. At least one mass party such as the PCF as well as many smaller parties strongly opposed to Eurocommunism and stayed aligned to the positions of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union until the end of the Soviet Union, although the PCF did make a brief turn toward Eurocommunism in the mid-to-late s. Witness the recent words of former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt: "The United States ought not to forget that the emerging European Union is one of its greatest achievements: it would never have happened without the Marshall Plan. In many countries they could envisage the possibility of being allowed access to government.

    In the summer of at the height of the township uprisings SACP was confident enough to publish an article entitled The Beginnings of Peoples Power. Before the military coup of the Communist Party of Chile CPC regularly enjoyed between 15 and 20 percent of the popular vote. The founding and ruling party in Vietnam is the Communist Party of Vietnam. All VERY ugly. These had to be suppressed by The Daily Worker. They were not all accepted by the West Europeans, but they had a great influence over them.

    In the parliamentary debate on whether Italy should send warships to the Gulf in support of the US the leadership abstained, having backed United Nations intervention against Iraq. Yet despite these advances the resources in the hands of these revolutionaries were outstripped by the scale of events. Those bags of wheat that fed Germans and others had to come from the U. In part the ruling classes were forced to turn to them in the hope that these parties could parry the working class advance. The scene was set for the brutal coup under General Pinochet in September The party backed the Democratic Coordination under Patricio Aylwin, a Christian Democrat who had backed the coup.


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By Juquin along with a number of key figures in the local leadership and in the CGT had left the party. It is convinced that these contacts will serve the cause of peace and socialism.

The decline of the Western Communist Parties

Thus the CGT backed factory occupations and spread the strikes. Little of this mattered to the Russians. In Berlin, Marshall aid reconstructed a power station that had earlier been dismantled as war reparations. To head off all of this Craxi moved to adopt Communist parties of Western Europe book name Socialist Unity Party.

His security council oversees the return to democracy. The Manuel Rodriguez Patriotic Front began an armed struggle in which, three years later, almost succeeded in assassinating General Pinochet. Italy did Communist parties of Western Europe book undergo one, violent explosion like the French May.

I think there can be a broad coalition, including the Democratic Christians, in a government committed to constitutional change Inthese were the only parties to directly oppose the actions of the Soviet militarship in Prague intherefore the two organizations split de facto into two different parties, with one reformist and one hard-line Soviet.

Europeans had not forgotten the U. Bombs in banks, train stations and public places killed hundreds in total. Copies were snapped up by party members who flooded it with letters. The party warned of a new depression, the triumph of domestic Communist parties of Western Europe book and war between the USA and Russia.

The PCE's leader Santiago Carrillo wrote Eurocommunism's defining book Eurocomunismo y estado Eurocommunism and the State and participated in the development of the liberal democratic constitution as Spain emerged from the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. First, as more sophisticated means were needed to administer a relatively modern industrial economy the old, simple policy of overt repression could no longer deliver.

An exodus from the party began. It argued: The time will soon come, if it has not come already, when we shall have to measure the level of development of our revolution no longer by the number of strike days the workers have had per year, nor by the number of military battles we have waged during any given period, but instead by the number of peoples communes we shall have helped organise in both town and countryside, building them on the ruins of apartheid structures.

Some of the multi-party states with governing communist parties include Brazil, Nepal, India, and Russia. Witness the recent words of former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt: "The United States ought not to forget that the emerging European Union is one of its greatest achievements: it would never have happened without the Marshall Plan.

In an opinion poll showed 38 percent of industrial workers would vote Socialist compared with 34 percent who would vote Communist. Tied in with a need to climb the ladder of trade union officialdom its effect was to lessen the centrality of shopfloor organisation and, indeed, of class struggle. In the summer of at the height of the township uprisings SACP was confident enough to publish an article entitled The Beginnings of Peoples Power.

It rejected cross class alliances and argued Western Europe was ripe for socialism, and that the working class and oppressed could take power.

One is the continuing crisis in the USSR itself.Since then, communist parties have governed numerous countries, whether as ruling parties in one-party states like the Communist Party of China or the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, or as ruling parties in multi-party systems, including majority and minority governments as well as leading or being part of several coalitions.

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