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Program of the Marxist-Leninist Party Germany

Revised Party Program adopted by the Tenth Party Congress of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany in 2016 Read More…

MLPD condemns the aggression of the fascist Turkish regime against Rojava (West Kurdistan/Syria) and Şengal (South Kurdistan/Iraq)!

Gelsenkirchen, April 26, 2017: During the night from 24 to 25 April 2017 the Turkish Air Force carried out intense air strikes with at least 26 airplanes against targets in Rojava (Syria) and the Yazidi population in Şengal (Sinjar-Kurdistan/Iraq). In these attacks, civilians and Kurdish fighters, women and men, were killed. Moreover, radio stations and the headquarters of the YPG (People's Defense Units) in Karaçokê were destroyed. Read More…

A New Quality of the General Proneness to Crisis of Imperialism and the Chances for the Revolutionaries

2017 is already proving to be a year of great changes. Many people consider Donald Trump’s exercise of office as US President as “immensely dangerous”. How right they are. But what are the underlying causes and the background? Many questions, many concerns, but also a lot of determination are arising in the face of increasing crises, wars, as well as new struggles and mass movements. Read More…

Sever relations with the Erdoğan government! Vote NO in the referendum on the presidential system in Turkey!

News release for the press and the public - March 22, 2017: Gabi Gärtner, Deputy Chairwoman of the MLPD and leading candidate of the INTERNATIONALIST LIST/MLPD in North Rhine-Westphalia for the state and federal elections, gave the following statement: “The MLPD calls for a ban on all events organized by the Turkish government in Germany and for the severing of diplomatic relations. Erdoğan has installed a fascist regime in Turkey and seeks to give it a legal, democratic appearance with the referendum for a dictatorial presidential system. Read More…

On 20th January the extremely reactionary, sexist, nationalist racist and protofascist politician Donald Trump will be sworn in as president of the USA

He is confronted with rejection and distrust of the masses worldwide. Right after the election already, tens of thousands of people in at least 50 cities took to the streets with the slogan: “Not our president”. Many people in the USA as well as in Germany are upset and ask anxiously what will follow from the presidency of Trump. Read More…

An era of party building is ending – Great tasks ahead of the MLPD

Interview with Stefan Engel and Gabi Gärtner November 2016 Read More…

“The internationalist alliance is the progressive and revolutionary response to the government’s shift to the right” - Interview with Gabi Gärtner

September 2016: The Rote Fahne spoke with Gabi Gärtner. The 38-year old toolmaker from Solingen is a member of the secretariat of the central committee of the MLPD. Together with Peter Weispfenning (48) she is heading the negotiations for the MLPD in the new alliance. The lawyer from Herne is also a member of the central committee. Read More…

Video "Five questions to the MLPD, Vol.1"  now available with English Subtitles

Video "Five questions to the MLPD, Vol.1" now available with English Subtitles

The Video shows MLPD Chairman Stefan Engel, answering five significant questions regarding the Refugee policy. Read More…

May Day 2016: International Working-Class Unity – for Jobs, Peace, Environment – Genuine Socialism!

Dear colleagues, This spring more than seven million blue- and white-collar workers are involved in collective bargaining disputes for higher wages and salaries. Whereas labor productivity in the factories is soaring, young people are losing their jobs or being employed in contract labor. Workforces are fighting against longer shifts, wage cuts and against plans for the partly mass destruction of jobs. For an effective struggle to defend and improve our working and living conditions we need strong trade unions as fighting organizations, as well as a full legal right to strike in all matters. Read More…

The change of mood in 2015 and the 10th Party Congress of the MLPD

Rote Fahne Interview with Stefan Engel 16 December 2015 - It has already become a tradition that the Rote Fahne publishes an interview with the party chairman, Stefan Engel, at the end of the year. This year as well he makes an in-depth analysis of the new developments and changes in world events, giving convincing answers to all essential societal questions of the time. He points out how the MLPD and its youth league Rebell are growing into a new role in society in interaction with the change of mood among the masses – and which challenges and tasks they face in connection with the 10th Party Congress of the MLPD in 2016. Read More…

The MLPD is Growing into a New Role in Society

The MLPD is Growing into a New Role in Society

Rote Fahne Interview with the Chairman of the MLPD, Stefan Engel, July 15, 2015 Read More…

Join in and support! Solidarity Brigades for the Reconstruction of Kobanê

After 134 days of heroic struggle the Kurdish People's Prtection Units (YPG) and the Women's Protection Units (YPJ) liberated the city of Kobanê in Rojava from the fascist terror gangs of the so-called “Islamic State” (IS) late January 2015. That was a victory of the Kurdish liberation struggle, being inferior in terms of weapon systems, but superior in terms of morality, in unity with the worldwide solidarity movement. Read More…

Willi Dickhut: Hegel’s Logic as Culmination and End of Classical Philosophy

Willi Dickhut (1904–1992) was a pioneer and leading thinker of the MLPD. He acquired his ability for independent, creative Marxist-Leninist thinking in the ever higher unity of theory and practice mainly through mastery of the dialectical method. As a worker with no academic background, he trained himself also through self-studies in natural science and philosophy. During the first postwar years he wrote a short philosophical paper on the relevance of the bourgeois philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831). Read More…

We Urgently Have to Strengthen Our Forces

Interview with the Chairman of the MLPD, Stefan Engel December 2014 Read More…

An Important Interim Appraisal

Interview with the Chairman of the MLPD, Stefan Engel. July 2014 Read More…

“Without solving the environmental question humanity will have no future”

Interview with Stefan Engel, Party Chairman of the MLPD, 19 March 2014 Read More…

Active resistance for a ban on fracking - worldwide!

Declaration from ICOR about the Global Frackdown Day on Saturday, 11 October, 2014 ; Published September 22, 2014 Read More…

Jose Maria Sison's Comment on the Book from Stefan Engel about the "Alarm of Disaster ..."

The Book with the German Title "Katastrophenalarm! Was tun gegen die mutwillige Zerstörung der Einheit von Mensch und Natur?" raises the question, what to do against the malicious destruction of the unity of mankind and nature. Jose Maria Sison has written a comment on it. Read More…

10.12.2013: Statement of the CC of the MLPD on the death of Nelson Mandela

On December 5th Nelson Mandela died at the age of 95 after a long and serious illness. Millions of people in South Africa and in the entire world mourn his death. In the entire world he is honored as a symbol for the courageous struggle against the racist apartheid regime in South Africa, for freedom and against racism. The MLPD recognizes that he participated in that struggle unrelentingly and charismatically and as a leading representative of the ANC (“African National Congress”) for many decades. But at the decisive moment, when in the 1980s white rule was seriously threatened by the mass movement, he preferred to go into negotiations with the butchers and torturers of apartheid. Read More…

13.08.2013: Expand the revolutionary potential with the offensive

Interview with Stefan Engel, Party Chairman of the MLPD Read More…

16.05.2013: International information from the MLPD about the trial against the fascist terrorist group NSU

The trial against the female fascist Beate Zschaepe and four other accused fascists, which started on 6 May 2013, charged with the series of murders of the fascist terrorist group „National-Socialist Underground“ (NSU) arouses worldwide interest. Hereby the MLPD wants to inform its international contacts about the far-reaching events connected with that and about some background facts. Read More…

08.03.2013: Declaration of the MLPD on the death of Hugo Chávez Friás

On March 5, 2013, the Venezuelan State President Hugo Chávez Friás died after a long and severe battle with cancer. With his passing, Venezuela, Latin America and the entire world have lost a courageous, militant, charismatic and popular political leader with strong ties to the masses. He openly defied US imperialism and for many people he symbolized the renaissance of the anti-imperialist spirit in Latin America. Read More…

20.12.2012 - "Many things have been set in motion ..."

"Rote Fahne" interview with Stefan Engel, chairman of the MLPD Read More…

Final Resolution of the Stuttgart Party Congress of the MLPD 2012

The MLPD has successfully conducted its 9th Party Congress („Stuttgart Party Congress“). The attached closing resolution of the 9th Party Congress contains its most important results. Read More…

Against the Closure of Opel/GM in Bochum Germany - A First „Warning“ of the Workforce - For a company-wide struggle for each and every job at the cost of GM profits!

At a turbulent company meeting on 10 December 2012 at Opel/General Motors in Bochum, Germany, Mr. Sedran, member of the board of directors of the company, announced in a cowardly and inhuman manner the decision to shut down the plant in Bochum with more than 3200 employees in 2016. Read More…

Europe Seminar

with international participation Read More…

21.07.2012: Police attack factory of striking Greek steel workers

International working-class solidarity is now demanded! Read More…

March 2011: Extracts from Stefan Engel, Dawn of the International Socialist Revolution

Revolutionärer Weg, No. 33 II. The Strategy and Tactics of International Finance Capital in the Class Struggle Against the International Proletariat and Its Allies Read More…

10.04.2011: ILPS JOINS GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST NUCLEAR REACTOR PLANTS ON APRIL 26

By Prof. Jose Maria Sison, Chairperson, International League of Peoples' Struggle, 10 April 10 2011 Read More…

03.2011: Extracts on environment questions from Stefan Engel, Dawn of the International Socialist Revolution

From: Revolutionärer Weg, No. 34 III. The Marxist-Leninist Strategy and Tactics of the International Revolution Read More…

03.2011: Extracts on environment questions from Stefan Engel, Dawn of the International Socialist Revolution

From: Revolutionärer Weg, No. 32 Proletarian Strategy and the International Character of the Socialist Revolution Read More…

03.2011: Extracts on environment questions from Stefan Engel, Dawn of the International Socialist Revolution

From Revolutionärer Weg, No. 33 II. The Strategy and Tactics of International Finance Capital in the Class Struggle Against the International Proletariat and Its Allies …. Read More…

 MLPD Is a Party of a New Type

MLPD Is a Party of a New Type

MLPD - a Genuine Workers' Party. Sixty-five per cent of the membership are blue-collar workers and simple white-collar workers. Work in factories and unions constitutes the Party's firm basis. Forty per cent of the members are working in factory Party groups in large industrial firms. Forty-nine per cent are working in residential area Party groups. Eighty-four per cent of Party members are organized in trade unions affiliated to the German Federation of Trade Unions (DGB). Members from the intelligentsia see their future in the alliance for struggle under the leadership of the working class. Party groups are also active at universities and in rural areas. Read More…

The battle over Kobanê is of worldwide importance! Long live international solidarity!

Flyer of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany (MLPD) which was issued on the occasion of the nationwide solidarity demonstration for Kobanê (Rojava/Kurdish-Syria) in Duesseldorf, Germany on 11 October 2014. Read More…

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Literaturtipp An ever increasing number of local and regional ecological catastrophes plague humanity. They are symptoms of an environmental crisis which is in the process of transforming at an accelerated pace into a global environmental catastrophe. New Publication: CATASTROPHE ALERT! What Is To Be Done Against the Willful Destruction of the Unity of Humanity and Nature?

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