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Reduce working hours - combat deregulation and value life

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Lisbon, Seminar "Reduce working hours – combat deregulation and value life"

Reduce working hours - combat deregulation and value life

I welcome the participants who, with their interventions, brought useful and up-to-date information and reflection, contributing to enrich this timely initiative. I welcome the members of trade unions and other bodies representing workers. I welcome the representatives of the Workers’ Party of Belgium and Die Linke, from Germany, thanking them for sharing their experiences and valuing the work they carry out with PCP’s MPs in the Confederal Group of the European United Left/Nordic Green Left of the European Parliament.

25th. of April – All over the country, popular celebrations return to the streets

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25th. of April – All over the country, popular celebrations return to the streets

The PCP reaffirms its call for all those who identify with the achievements, rights and values enshrined with the 25th. of April to join and participate in the popular celebrations that, all over the country, are under preparation.

Adopting all measures of protection in terms of public health and prevention in view of the epidemic, these celebrations are also proof that life can and must continue to enliven the sense of collective experience and participation as indispensable for the affirmation of the rights and values of April.

«The CDU distinguishes itself for not letting life and rights be locked down»

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, CDU - Unitary Democratic Coalition - PCP-PEV | 2021 Local Elections

«The CDU distinguishes itself for not letting life and rights be locked down»

Comrades and friends

A first word to greet the Ecologist Party “The Greens” and the Associação Intervenção Democrática, which, with the Portuguese Communist Party, provide legal support to CDU - Unitary Democratic Coalition.

The PCP will not give up fighting for the materialisation of a democracy that is simultaneously political, economic, social and cultural

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, Secretário-Geral, Grãndola, Public Session «Freedom and Democracy - The values of April in the future of Portugal»

The PCP will not give up fighting for the materialisation of a democracy that is simultaneously political, economic, social and cultural

Here we are celebrating the April Revolution in this land that the song, that has become the symbol of April and of a people who love freedom and democracy, chose as the land of fraternity.

150 years of the Paris Commune - fighting for the emancipation of workers

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Lisboa, Public Session «150 years of the Paris Commune - fighting for the emancipation of workers»

150 years of the Paris Commune - fighting for the emancipation of workers

Party of the working class and all Portuguese workers, fully at the service of the Portuguese people and Portugal, Party of freedom, of democracy, of socialism, patriotic and internationalist Party, Party for the cause of social emancipation of workers and peoples from all over the world, Party of the communist ideal and project, the PCP could not fail to commemorate this memorable event of the struggle of the workers' movement that was the Paris Commune.

Guarantee rapid vaccination for all

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Lisbon, Public Hearing «Guarantee rapid vaccination for all»

Guarantee rapid vaccination for all

I would like to begin by thanking you for having accepted our invitation for this hearing, whose theme " Guarantee rapid vaccination for all" is very topical and has merited attention and a permanent intervention by the PCP.

The epidemic outbreak that the country faces poses a very significant set of health, economic and social problems of unquestionable seriousness that must be faced with responsibility and determination.

«Vaccines are a public good and should be at the service of Humanity! »

Speech by , Assembly of the Republic

«Vaccines are a public good and should be at the service of Humanity! »

Vaccines are a public good and should be at the service of Humanity

These are the tenets that should guide the government's decision and intervention, to give priority to life and not to the profits of the pharmaceutical multinationals.

Through the PCP’s initiative, the Assembly of the Republic is today debating a set of solutions that, if adopted and implemented, will allow the country to speed up vaccination, protect the health of citizens and enable a return to normal economic, social, cultural and sports activities, giving life back to the entire population.

Buy trains, increase the offer of transport and rebuild the productive apparatus

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, Secretário-Geral, Lisbon, Public Presentation «A plan to buy trains, increase the offer of transport and rebuild the productive apparatus»

Buy trains, increase the offer of transport and rebuild the productive apparatus

The starting point today is the national railway sector, its strategic character and the need to make the necessary investments for its modernisation and expansion. But we are here to talk about many more things, in concrete, to use this example as an illustration of the much that needs to change in Portugal if we want to tread the path of development and progress.

On the 45th anniversary of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP

On the 45th anniversary of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic

On this April 2nd, we commemorate 45 years since the approval of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic, one of the most beautiful and progressive constitutional texts in the world. This Fundamental Law resulting from the Revolution of April 25, 1974, embodied the principles and values of the freedom then achieved, corresponding to the deepest desires of the Portuguese people, and enshrined the revolutionary transformations carried out during the revolutionary process.

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March 6, 2021. Your Party is 100 years old

March 6, 2021. Your Party is 100 years old

100 years of life and struggle at the service of the people and the homeland.

100 years of struggle, with workers and people, to transform life and build the future.