National Issues

On the about-face of the PSD and the CDS in the consecration of the time of service

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On the about-face of the PSD and the CDS in the consecration of the time of service

The statements by Rui Rio and Assunção Cristas confirm that the PSD and the CDS were driven not by the aim to respond to the right of counting the time of service of the workers of the special careers of the Public Administration but by mere criteria of calculism.

On the blackmail and threat of resignation by the government

Statement by João Oliveira, Leader of PCP’s parliamentary group in the Assembly of the Republic

On the blackmail and threat of resignation by the government

As the PCP has said and reaffirmed, the path is to go forward and not move backwards.

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It's necessary the general increase in wages

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, Secretário-Geral, Lisboa, May Day Demonstration

It's necessary the general increase in wages

Our participation and reason for being here, naturally in solidarity with the worker’s struggle, but in particular with this important demand of CGTP-IN for a general increase in wages, namely the national minimum wage to 850€.

Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP of April 8, 2019

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP of April 8, 2019

The Central Committee of the PCP, having met on April 8, analysed the evolution of the national political, economic and social situation and aspects of the international situation, underlined the development of the mass struggle, stressed the importance of the electoral battles and defined the main lines of intervention, political initiative and strengthening of the Party.

I - International situation

«On the Centennial of the Communist International - Long Live Internationalist Solidarity!»

Translated «O Militante» article by Albano Nunes, Member of the International Department and of the Central Control Comission

«On the Centennial of the Communist International - Long Live Internationalist Solidarity!»

In the year of the Centennial of its foundation, it is worth remembering that during its existence between 1919 and 1943 the Communist International played an inspiring and leading role in the international communist movement and that, despite the difficulties of relationships that arose, contributed positively to the ideological and political maturity of the PCP and to its affirmation as the vanguard of the working class and the leading force of the anti-fascist struggle.

«98 years of history inseparable from the struggle of the Portuguese workers and people»

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Lisbon, Rally commemorating PCP's 98th anniversary «With the workers and the people - Democracy and Socialism»

«98 years of history inseparable from the struggle of the Portuguese workers and people»

«April must be fulfilled in Women's lives»

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Almada, International Women's Day

«April must be fulfilled in Women's lives»

We wanted to commemorate the 8th of March in Almada, and so I want to salute all the women present, and through them all the women in the county. But we also want to dedicate a special salutation to the women working in for this municipality, for their struggle in defense of a 35-hour work week and the recovery of a full Christmas Subsidy (after six years of cuts), a struggle that continues, for better wages, job careers and a better life. A struggle that counts on and will count on PCP.

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«A stronger CDU to build now the future of Portugal and its people!»

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Lisbon, Presentation of the CDU’s first candidate to European Parliament election 2019

«A stronger CDU to build now the future of Portugal and its people!»

Cordial greetings to all those present, to all the components of the CDU,s democratic and unitary vision [CDU = Democratic Unitary Coalition] – specifically “The Greens” environmentalist party, and the many independent individuals who honour us with their participation and contribution. And a very special greeting to João Ferreira, whom we are now introducing as the first candidate on the CDU slate for the upcoming European Parliament election on 26 May.

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«The struggle for a patriotic and left-wing alternative is an integral part of the struggle for another Europe, belonging to workers and peoples»

Speech by João Ferreira, CDU’s 1st candidate to the European Parliament elections , Lisbon, Presentation of the CDU’s first candidate to European Parliament election 2019

«The struggle for a patriotic and left-wing alternative is an integral part of the struggle for another Europe, belonging to workers and peoples»

An old saying says that a people without memory has no future.

On the rejection by the British Parliament of the United Kingdom's European Union Withdrawal Agreement

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On the rejection by the British Parliament of the United Kingdom's European Union Withdrawal Agreement

Given the vote in the British Parliament of the terms of the so called United Kingdom's European Union Withdrawal Agreement, PCP: