VOC Caucus Congressional Letter to European Commission President Jean–Claude Juncker

Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Daniel Lipinski (D-IL), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), and Dennis A. Ross (R-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Victims of Communism Caucus, wrote to EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday, urging him not to appear or speak at the May 5th unveiling event of the statue of Karl Marx which the People’s Republic of China has gifted to Marx's hometown, the city of Trier, Germany.

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Socialism Is Slavery

When the International Socialist Conference declared May 1 International Worker’s Day in 1898, it advocated for child labor laws, improvements in pay and safety regulations, and for the rights of workers to form independent organizations to advocate on their behalf. But by embracing Karl Marx’s theories of human nature and violent action, the early Socialists undermined their own aspirations.

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Victims of Communism Highlight Cuba’s Free Future at Lima Summit

Leading up to the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and Cuba Decide hosted an event to focus Summit delegates and civil society attendees attention on the urgent possibility for freedom in Cuba. The event was held in cooperation with Freedom House and the Latin American Youth Network for Democracy (Juventud LAC) and featured the newest episode of VOC’s Witness Project: a nine-minute mini-documentary about the life and death of Cuban civic leader Oswaldo Payá told by his daughter Rosa Maria Payá.

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