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Monday, November 18, 2019

Joint Declaration of the MLM Parties and Organizations On the growing popular protests in Latin America.

Latin America: Develop the growing popular protest all in function of starting the people's war under the leadership of the militarized Communist Party!

This was translated from Spanish to English by Google and SJ Otto. For this article in Spanish, click here.


All of Latin America is full of dry firewood, which will soon burn in a great flare

"Thus, if we subject ourselves to Marxism-Leninism- Mao Tsetung Thought [today, Marxism-Leninism-Maoism] and from it we analyze the concrete reality of the Peruvian revolution, we must conclude that we are living in a developing revolutionary situation and, consequently, all political strategy, tactics and action must start from such recognition, otherwise we will be seriously wrong. In short, the class struggle today and in its perspective, the antagonistic contest between revolution and counterrevolution, can only be seen accurately and correctly and firmly and decisively applied if it starts from recognizing the existence of a revolutionary situation in development;"
(President Gonzalo doc: Let's Develop the Growing Popular Protest, 1979 )

We express our greetings and proletarian internationalist solidarity to the proletariat and the masses of the people of Ecuador and the people of Chile who, with their heroic days of struggle and as part of the peoples of Latin America, fight for the defense of their rights, freedoms, conquests and benefits achieved in a hard fight against the exploiters and their apparatus of repression the old State, organized violence of large bourgeois and landowners in the service of imperialism, mainly Yankee, are crying out for the leadership of the militarized Communist Party to rise in powerful revolution of new democracy to sweeping the old society of exploitation and oppression and the old state that maintains and defends it with people's war. For the culmination of the democratic revolution, move immediately and uninterruptedly to socialism and continue with proletarian cultural revolutions until reaching the golden communism.

Latin America: Develop the growing popular protest all in function of starting the people's war under the leadership of the militarized Communist Party!
All of Latin America is full of dry firewood, which will soon burn in a great flare

"Thus, if we subject ourselves to Marxism-Leninism-Thought Mao Tsetung [today, Marxism-Leninism-Maoism] and from it we analyze the concrete reality of the Peruvian revolution, we must conclude that we are living in a developing revolutionary situation and, consequently, all political strategy, tactics and action must start from such recognition, otherwise we will be seriously wrong. In short, the class struggle today and in its perspective, the antagonistic contest between revolution and counterrevolution, can only be seen accurately and correctly and firmly and decisively applied if it starts from recognizing the existence of a revolutionary situation in development;"
(President Gonzalo doc: Let's Develop the Growing Popular Protest, 1979 )

We express our greetings and proletarian internationalist solidarity to the proletariat and the masses of the people of Ecuador and the people of Chile who, with their heroic days of struggle and as part of the peoples of Latin America, fight for the defense of their rights, freedoms, conquests and benefits achieved in a hard fight against the exploiters and their apparatus of repression the old State, organized violence of large bourgeois and landowners in the service of imperialism, mainly Yankee, are crying out for the leadership of the militarized Communist Party to rise in powerful revolution of new democracy to sweeping the old society of exploitation and oppression and the old state that maintains and defends it with people's war. For the culmination of the democratic revolution, move immediately and uninterruptedly to socialism and continue with proletarian cultural revolutions until reaching the golden communism.

We extend this greeting and solidarity to the proletariat and the masses of all the peoples of Latin America who, with their struggles, are expressing the need to rise in powerful rebellion under the direction of their militarized Communist Party, Communist Party, Marxist-Leninist-Maoist, which applying The universal validity contributions of President Gonzalo initiate and develop the people's war to sweep away imperialism, semi-feudalism and bureaucratic capitalism that devour and oppress us, following the path of encircling the cities from the countryside and establishing the new Power.

We consider it necessary to start from a brief analysis of the development of the revolutionary situation in Latin America, which is expressed in the mobilizations, protests and uprisings of the popular masses, such as the latest popular resistance uprisings in Chile and Ecuador and see the peculiarities of the latter and others produced in this last decade with respect to the previous ones, that is, from the end of the 80s of the previous century until the first decade of the present, in order to take the corresponding lessons and reaffirm the pending task of the Communist Party To start the people's war.

To address it, it is necessary to start from some considerations, such as: The general crisis of imperialism, of Yankee imperialism mainly, because it is the main one that dominates us, is discharged not only on the backs of the United States proletariat itself, but largely in our countries because of its semicolonial and semi-feudal condition on which bureaucratic capitalism unfolds. As President Mao Tse Tung pointed out:  Imperialism shatters more and more the oppressed nations which rise in powerful revolutionary storms and must be led by their communist parties.

Since the end of the 80s and throughout the nineties of the last century we have been witnessing the deepening of the semicolonial situation of our countries with the application of the "Washington consensus", its so-called "neoliberalism" with  "privatizations" and "deregulation"  accompanied by the "bundles" of anti-popular economic measures.

During all these years, unevenly, in different countries of the continent such as Mexico, Venezuela, Ecuador, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Haiti etc. according to the development of the objective and subjective conditions a strong movement of protest and dissatisfaction of the masses against the old State, its reactionary governments, legal parties and institutions develops, arriving in some cases with large uprisings and popular waves of resistance by the defense of rights and conquests reached in hard days of struggle throughout the last century. These movements were characterized almost without exception for being spontaneous city surveys to which the peasantry was folded.

From the above, we live a revolutionary situation in uneven development in the world and in Latin America, this is being expressed clearly in the growing popular protests and movements of the masses, what corresponds? Forge a revolutionary leadership as a subjective condition for the revolution, the militarized Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Communist Party, to destroy the three mountains that oppress us (imperialism, semi-feudalism and bureaucratic capitalism) with people's war.

Without the leadership of the proletariat through its Communist Party, the struggle of the peasantry for land, the main problem of the democratic revolution,  in most cases  did not pass local or regional boundaries. These movements could not lead to the uprising of the peasantry as the main force of the revolution to follow the path of fencing the cities from the countryside. As the masses are sand of contest not only between revolution and counterrevolution, but also sand of reactionary contest; Since the mobilization of the masses was not taken advantage of to organize them scientifically under the leadership of the revolutionary party, all kinds of opportunists and reactionaries were mounted on their struggles to serve the interests of the old state.

Well, as always, opportunists and revisionists from all over Laya mounted the just protests of the angry masses to divert them with their calls for "dialogue" and "negotiation" and "constituent" for a new restructuring of the old state in Chile , Ecuador, Bolivia, etc. With the service of these traitors, the fruits of the popular movements were capitalized by one of the two factions of the great bourgeoisie (buyer and bureaucratic) and groups in which these are divided to settle their disputes and restructure the old State by centralizing more Power in the Executive to, among other, repress the revolution   that is in gestation giving rise to fascist-corporate governments in some of these countries, while in others the reactionary demo-bourgeois regime was maintained centralizing Power in the President or the Executive (presidential or Executive absolutism).

Thus, in the two decades prior to the present one, which is already ending, a series of reactionary governments fall mainly from the buying faction and others from the same faction and, in less cases, from the bureaucratic faction, in some cases headed for opportunism These governments, despite their differences or reectionary nuances, will apply without exception and under the supervision of the World Bank (WB) the complementary part of the “neoliberal structural reforms”, the so-called “second wave of reforms” with the “non-remunerative aid ”, Which are applied from Mexico through Brazil to Argentina and Chile, that is, from the south of the Rio Grande to Patagonia. These "aid" to fight poverty are to justify the greater looting of natural wealth,

 The governments of the bureaucratic faction, as lacaya of imperialism as the buyer, presented the redoubled imperialist exploitation over our countries in Venezuela, Ecuador, Argentina, Bolivia, etc: growth of direct imperialist investment (FDI), of foreign debt (converted in the 90s in "sovereign debt") and the looting of our natural wealth, renamed "neo-extractive", with some nuances of economic policy, such as a "nationalist policy", "anti-imperialist" and in some cases as "Socialism of the 21st century. ” These, were put at the service of the Yankee plan, of the unique hegemonic superpower, which led to the unprecedented growth of financial speculation and global indebtedness, of the export of capital mainly to China and Third World countries as direct foreign investment through its subsidiaries, trade in intermediate goods and commodities. Incorporating all these countries to the authority of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) , under the hegemony of Yankee imperialism.

But, in Latin American countries not only was the greatest dominance and submission of mainly Yankee imperialism over all of them, but these countries also opened up to the greater penetration of the other imperialist powers such as Germany, Spain, France, Russia, Japan, social-imperialist China, etc. Sharpening the inter-imperialist struggle for these countries. And, as it had to be, a new imperialist crisis happened, that of 2007-2008, the worst of imperialism, a crisis that they still cannot get out of, they are trapped and 2002 and 2020 this will become more acute, they are entering a new crisis General of unforeseeable consequences. With the global crisis, the boom in commodity prices ended and the rates of poverty, unemployment, malnutrition with the growth of "inequality" increased again.

Imperialism, mainly Yankee, persists in its infamous objective of being the only hegemonic superpower in the world, develops its plan by dividing the world into six Military Commands, Latin America has been incorporated, a part, within the scope of the Northern Command that covers Mexico, and another part, from the southern border of Mexico down by the US Southern Command. New role of the Latin American army in the internal tasks of repression, in the war against the people. Greater Yankee imperialist intervention against our countries: in Peru since 1992 ("Fujimori autogolpe"), Yankee imperialism directly led the counterrevolutionary war with its so-called "low intensity war" against the people's war; Military intervention in Mexico (Puebla-Panama Plan and Merida Plan), in Colombia and neighboring countries with the Colombia Plan; deployment of its system of military bases in South America that continues until now, and commissioning of the IV Fleet of the USA, to control from Central America, the Caribbean and South America. Aggression of Yankee imperialism against Venezuela in the form of a “low intensity war” since January 2018 and which points against the development of the revolution in Brazil. These are some facts that we mention for their involvement in the development of the objective situation. Aggression of Yankee imperialism against Venezuela in the form of a “low intensity war” since January 2018 and which points against the development of the revolution in Brazil. These are some facts that we mention for their involvement in the development of the objective situation.

The deepening of the semi-colonial situation of the countries of Latin America produced a greater and longer impact of the world imperialist crisis. Throughout this decade, the situation of the old society in these countries was aggravated, which during the previous two decades had lived excited by the illusion of "modernization", by the auction of what the State had accumulated in decades and for the high prices of raw materials or  commodities in the world market, growth whose benefits as always were a handful of large national and foreign bourgeois; but after this "boom", the true national development was absent, all these societies "remained as backward and unequal as before" as has been aired in the reactionary elections in Bolivia of Morales-García. The semicolonial and semi-feudal society where bureaucratic capitalism develops was maintained by inertia  (the old refuses to die)   and the force of arms.

Consequently, in this decade there is a greater decomposition of the old State that supports and defends it. Political crisis of reactionary regimes, of both factions, including those headed by opportunism. Regimes aupados in the government to administer the old States in conditions of certain fiscal bonanza ("drip") which allowed them to manipulate the masses and apply corporatism and clientelism to contain them using the "social programs" as in Brazil with the reactionary government headed by Lula and the PT. 

The worsening of the general crisis of imperialism leads to bureaucratic faction governments such as Maduro's in Venezuela, entering into contradiction with imperialism, since it, in order to increase its super-profits in the face of the crisis, needs to “privatize” the assets of the large state enterprises that remained as such and pursued a greater "economic opening" of the countries under bureaucratic governments. That is why in these countries, the contest between the reactionary factions for the control of the Executive was intensified. Always under the control of the great puppeteer, Yankee imperialism, and the reactionary armed forces as arbitrators of the situation.

In the second decade of this century that is about to end, as the crisis of bureaucratic capitalism in Latin America returns, fiscal adjustment policies return, with a cut in rights and benefits pensions, with worsening employment and wages, with the decrease in “aid” and subsidize. The "packs" and the protest and resistance of the popular masses as their counterpart are back. The reaction fuels the revolution.

This period is common, "solve their crises" with "changes of government" or "change of horses in the old land-bureaucratic state", all faithful representatives and in the service of imperialism, mainly Yankee. Or as we have seen recently in Ecuador, with a reactionary way out of maintaining the current government through “dialogue” with the so-called “social movements”, under the direction of opportunists, reformists and revisionists who and as always were assembled to divide and demobilize the masses in exchange for leaving without effect the most anti-popular measure of the "package", the "gasoline" among others. The issues of people's rights, freedoms, conquests and benefits and claims of the proletariat and the people of Ecuador have not been resolved because these reactionaries will never solve it.

Crisis of the old society, crisis of bureaucratic capitalism and crisis of the old land-bureaucratic state, which defends and sustains it. Crisis of parliament and all demo-bourgeois institutions. Submission of the other powers to the Executive with the endorsement and support of the reactionary armed forces and the bureaucratic apparatus of the State. The reactionary process of the old state inevitably leads us to fascism, it comes from the twentieth century. Is this calm? It will never be calm, it is a hard struggle between the factions and groups of the great bourgeoisie. President Gonzalo in the II Plenary says; To see the new fascism, it is very important to deepen the study and the fundamentals that exist in “comments about the coup of 92” both in the buying bourgeoisie and in the bureaucratic bourgeoisie.

Circle of fire of the exploitation and oppression of the three mountains on the masses of workers, peasants and petty bourgeoisie and of the national bourgeoisie facing greater ruin. Masses, that fight to conserve the won in hard class struggle and not to pauperize more with the new crisis, swings that will be repeated cyclically in this prevailing system and that only the invincible People's War can sweep. Resistance of the masses against the famous "reforms and economic and labor adjustments" measures of reactionary governments that seek to unload the serious crisis of this obsolete system of exploitation and oppression on the backs of the masses, both the countryside and the city, This crisis sharpens the contradiction of the popular masses - reactionary government. Expression of the sharpening of the contradictions of the old society:

Sharpening of all contradictions. New period of rise of the movements and struggles of the popular masses, which in this decade is showing a distinctive character of all previous cycles of the waves of popular protests as part of the new great wave of the World Proletarian Revolution. Distinctive character, which shows the maturation of the subjective conditions of the revolution, the heroic combatant who is to lead the revolution is entering the scene. The road opened with the beginning of the people's war in Peru on May 17, 1980, showing the full validity and power of Maoism as a new, third and superior stage of Marxism, and the universality and invincibility of the people's war, it is a torch that illuminates the way forward for the international proletariat and oppressed peoples and nations of Latin America and the world. The Communist Parties and Revolutionary Organizations of Latin America raise, defend and apply Marxism-Leninism-Maoism to the concrete conditions of each of their countries with the contributions of universal validity of President Gonzalo.

The distinctive character of the protests and popular uprisings has been established in the great protests of the masses in 2013-2014 that pushed the bankruptcy of the administration of the old Brazilian State by the PT until the current protests going through the massive boycott of the Last year for the replacement elections of authorities of the old Brazilian State. This whole process of growing spontaneous popular protest is being driven and directed by the conscious factor that merges with it. Result in sight, is that the proletariat and the people are endowed with the leadership of the revolutionary party, the Communist Party. The revolution, the democratic path, develops a growing popular protest and is directed to the overflow based on starting the People's War following the path of surrounding cities from the countryside. People's War until communism.

In a few days the masses of Ecuador and Chile have broken into a true typhoon, shaking the entire old order of oppression, faced and still fight and resist heroism to the hordes of reaction. The Maoists in these countries are boldly launching themselves into popular combat in the front rows, striving to direct the action of the fighting masses, educating them in revolutionary violence and in the irreconcilable struggle against opportunism, conquering important victories for the class and the people, developing the growing popular protest, promoting the revolution of new democracy and the process of reconstitution or constitution of the militarized communist parties and the preparation of the beginning of more and more popular wars until conquering power for the proletariat and the people,

In Chile, the Pinirera archireacionário government declared curfew, the first time since the Pinochet fascist, and openly declared that it was a war against the people. Faced with reactionary terror, the masses do not stop for a minute, they are running over the old opportunist directions and setting the entire old order of oppression on fire.

In Ecuador, unlike the popular uprisings of the 90s and the first decade of this century, the latter that has lasted more than 12 days and has ended up like the previous ones, under the direction of opportunists and reformists, with the capitulation, these have sold the rebellion of the masses for a plate of lentils, that is to say accepting the reactionary measures against salary, outsourcing, rights cuts and others in exchange for giving up the increases in gasoline, it also has that character distinctive as indicated in the case of Brazil, that is, the communists against the opportunist leaderships that were mounted on the just struggle of the masses have struggled to direct and apply to educate the masses in revolutionary violence and the struggle to Death against revisionism.

In the struggle for the leadership of the broad popular uprising, the communists of both Ecuador and Chile fight, politicize and mobilize decisively and applying the just and correct proletarian line in favor of the mainly poor peasantry of the regions. These, due to the correct working style of the revolutionaries, have made an important leap and advance, linked to the proletariat represented by the Communist Party, thus forging the workers-peasant alliance in the events and it was there that the popular uprising showed its most combative character and advanced.

The communists in Ecuador and Chile, who struggle for the reconstitution of the Party in hard class struggle and striving to lead the masses in the same course of action, are gaining powerful links with the mobilized masses and improving conditions for the development of the instruments of the revolution, mainly of the New Type Party, a militarized Communist Party. Here too, the revolution, the democratic path, having as its axis the proletariat under the leadership of its Party, advances in its reconstitution, marches to develop the growing popular protest, we live a revolutionary situation in uneven development and the advance of the revolution, of the The democratic path is part of the New Great Wave of the World Proletarian Revolution commanded by Maoism.

In this new period of ascent of the popular liberation movement and which opens the way to great popular mobilizations in June 2013-14 in Brazil against the opportunist government of the PT, in Ecuador with those initiated in 2014-15 against the government of Correa and its continuation against the current government of Moreno, those of Mexico in recent years and the most recent in Chile, have a characteristic that differentiates them from all previous ones and this is the maturation of the subjective conditions of the revolution. That is to say, that in some cases, the development of the democratic path opposite to the bureaucratic path of the big bourgeois and landowners develops the growing popular protest and is directed to the overflow in function of initiating the people's war and developing it until communism, to join with the popular wars already started as in Peru, India, the Philippines, Turkey. Following President Mao Tse Tung we say: All of Latin America is full of dry firewood, which will soon burn in a great flare .

The question raised by this situation is to develop as a shock task the task of the culmination of the reconstitution of the Communist Party, according to the specific conditions of each country, to develop the revolution, the democratic path, whose axis is the proletariat under the direction of its Communist Party militarized to point to popular overflow, that is, to the development of the mass struggle that goes beyond what the reactionary state ordinance allows; all in function of initiating the people's war, that following the path of surrounding the cities from the countryside destroys the old order and build the new Power, the joint dictatorship of the revolutionary classes under the leadership of the militarized Communist Party, with popular committees and revolutionary support bases destroying part of the old land-bureaucratic state in order to conquer power throughout the country and establish the People's Republic in each of our countries and move without interruption to develop the socialist revolution under the dictatorship of the proletariat and with successive proletarian cultural revolutions reach our goal,

Uphold, defend and apply Marxism-Leninism-Maoism principally Maoism!
Put Maoism as command and guide of the World Proletarian Revolution!

To constitute or reconstitute Marxist-Leninist-Maoist Communist Parties militarized!

Long live Marxism-Leninism-Maoism with the universal validity contributions of President Gonzalo!
Down with the imperialist war!

Long live the invincibility of the People's War!

Fight imperialism, revisionism and reaction indescribably and relentlessly!

Honor and glory to the heroes of the people of Latin America!

Communist Party of Brazil (Red Faction)
Communist Party of Peru
Communist Party of Ecuador - Red Sun
Red Faction of the Communist Party of Chile
Communist Party of Colombia - (Red Faction)
Revolutionary Nucleus for the Reconstitution of the Communist Party of Mexico
Red Flag Committee - Germany
Committees for the Foundation of the Communist Party (Maoist) of Austria