Canadian Peace Congress Contribution To World Peace Council Adresses Global Capitalist Crisis And Economic Desparity
I hope you will read this presentation made by our northern neighbors and pass it along
I would note that the proposed naval base for JeJu Island in Korea would be a perfect opportunity for peace organizations here in the United States to organize demonstrations in a way which would expose Obama’s imperialist agenda.
- Alan L. Maki
Dear sisters, brothers, comrades and friends,
It is my pleasure to bring you solidarity greetings from the Canadian Peace Congress. We want to
thank and congratulate our host, the Nepal Peace and Solidarity Council, for preparing this Assembly
and allowing all of the peace and anti-imperialist forces of the world to gather for this important
meeting. We also salute the people of Nepal, whose continued progressive struggle has brought
about the change from a monarchy to the Federal Democratic Republic, along with many other
important social and political developments in recent years.
As well, we want to thank the General Secretary and President of the WPC, for their committed and
excellent leadership over the past 4 years since our last assembly in Caracas, and the Greek Peace
Committee for continuing to provide the Executive Secretariat and headquarters.
This Assembly of the World Peace Council convenes at a critical moment for peace and progressive
forces worldwide. Since our last Assembly in 2008, the global capitalist crisis has continued and
deepened, and competition for resources, markets, influence and profits has grown much more fierce
and desperate. In an effort to overcome the crisis and avoid economic collapse, capitalist countries
are attacking the social, economic and political gains won by the working class over many decades of
struggle. Read the rest of this entry →