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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).