PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The People’s War is initiated in Peru in 1980

By Ulrike Salazar On the evening of May 17, 1980, a detachment of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP) stormed the small town of Chucshi in the Ayacucho region of Southern Peru, tying up the registrar and snatching ballot boxes and voting lists and setting them on fire in the town plaza. It wasn’t simply a symbolic action – it was a declaration of war. … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The People’s War is initiated in Peru in 1980

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: 1987 British Forces Ambush Irish Republican Army at Loughgall, Killing Nine

By Mike Talavera Thirty-two years ago today, the East Tyrone Brigade (ETB) of the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) led an attack on the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) base in the Northern Irish village of Loughgall, detonating a 200 pound bomb that destroyed half the police station. Shortly after, British Special Air Service soldiers opened fire from hidden positions, killing all eight IRA members as … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: 1987 British Forces Ambush Irish Republican Army at Loughgall, Killing Nine

100 Years of the US Communist Movement

By the Incendiary Editorial Board, May 1, 2019 “But not only has the bourgeoisie forged the weapons that bring death to itself; it has also called into existence the men who are to wield those weapons – the modern working class – the proletarians.” –Karl Marx and Frederic Engels, Communist Manifesto May 1, 2019 marks the observed, yet unofficial, 100-year anniversary of the Communist movement … Continue reading 100 Years of the US Communist Movement

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: China Celebrates First May Day in 1920

By Leslie Kovner. Version en español. In 1920, early Chinese communists organized rallies and marches to celebrate International Workers’ Day across the country, foreshadowing the mighty revolutionary storm that would soon sweep across the oppressed nation. For decades, famine, warlords, instability, and corruption had weighed heavily on the backs of the Chinese people. The moment of inspiration from the fall of the Qing dynasty in 1912 … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: China Celebrates First May Day in 1920

HISTORIA DEL PROLETARIADO: Revuelta de Cleveland en el Primero de Mayo 1919

Por Mike Talavera Este articulo es el primero de una serie sobre días notables en la historia del Primero de Mayo. También conocido como Día Internacional de los Trabajadores, el Primero de Mayo es un día celebrando la clase obrera que fue adoptado por primera vez por la Segunda Internacional y se ha celebrado por Comunistas, trabajadores, y las masas a través del mundo. Esta … Continue reading HISTORIA DEL PROLETARIADO: Revuelta de Cleveland en el Primero de Mayo 1919

Historia de la Clase Obrera: Partido Comunista del Perú Lidera el Movimiento Internacional Revolucionario Con Acciones en el Primero de Mayo 1984

Por Mike Talavera En el Primero de Mayo 1984, el Partido Comunista del Perú (PCP) explotó 30 metros de tubería de petróleo en el norte del Perú y colgaron banderas rojas enormes con símbolos de martillo y hoz por las antenas de dos estaciones de radio en Ayacucho, celebrando el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores. “Con la primera aparición de los rayos del sol, la … Continue reading Historia de la Clase Obrera: Partido Comunista del Perú Lidera el Movimiento Internacional Revolucionario Con Acciones en el Primero de Mayo 1984

PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Communist Party of Peru Leads Revolutionary Internationalist Movement in 1984 May Day Actions

By Mike Talavera On May 1, 1984, the Communist Party of Peru (PCP) blew up 30 meters of oil pipeline in northern Peru and hung enormous red banners with the hammer and sickle from the antennas of two Ayacucho radio stations to celebrate International Workers’ Day. “With the first appearance of the sun’s rays the people of the slums saw five meter long banners waving … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Communist Party of Peru Leads Revolutionary Internationalist Movement in 1984 May Day Actions