Mundo Obrero

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Mundo Obrero (English: Workers World) is the periodical of the Communist Party of Spain (PCE).[1] The paper is based in Madrid, Spain.

History and profile[edit]

Mundo Obrero was first published on 14 November 1931.[2][3] During its initial phase the paper was edited by Peruvian journalist César Falcón and was financed by the Soviet Union.[3] Its headquarters is in Madrid.[4] One of its notable contributors was Dolores Ibárruri.[5] Its editor-in-chief was Jesus Hernández on the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.[6] The paper was illegally published during the rule of Franco.[2]

The paper is published fortnightly[1] and contains articles related to the Spanish and international political situations, the opinions of the different bodies of the party as well as relevant party members, and on the activities of the Party and the Communist Youth Union of Spain (UJCE).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joe Foweraker (2 October 2003). Making Democracy in Spain: Grass-Roots Struggle in the South, 1955-1975. Cambridge University Press. p. 43. ISBN 978-0-521-52281-6. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Mondo Obrero". Great Soviet Encyclopedia. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Víctor Alba (1 January 1983). The Communist Party in Spain. Transaction Publishers. p. 115. ISBN 978-1-4128-1999-2. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  4. ^ Gabriel Jackson (5 May 2012). Spanish Republic and the Civil War, 1931-1939. Princeton University Press. p. 555. ISBN 1-4008-2018-9. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Dolores Ibárruri (Dolores Ibárruri Gómez, "La Pasionara" (1895-1989)". Marxists. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "Jesus Hernandez". Spartacus Educational. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 

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