As part of the build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March the YCL will be publishing articles highlighting and remembering the remarkable and exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. YCLers are encouraged to support and participate in celebrations locally to bring the message of International Women’s Day into our workplaces, colleges and schools, and communities.
Here YCL General Secretary Zoe Hennessy take the time to pay tribute to Celia Sanchez, an often overlooked heroine of the Cuban Revolution.
The Cuban Revolution is often painted as being lead by exclusively male soldiers and strategists Read More…
Statement of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) on the developments in Ukraine 05/03/2013
These past months the international anti-imperialist movement has been watching closely the dangerous developments that are taking place in Ukraine and the power struggle among imperialism that has been leading the Ukrainian people down a dangerous path. In the past few days the situation has deteriorated more openly into an international crisis.
The developments starting with the so-called Maidan demonstrations against the Yanukovych government showed clearly the international elements intervening for control of the country. The European Union, NATO and the US supported openly the demonstrations against the Russia-orientated government of Ukraine as a way of controlling the developments in a country that has great geopolitical interest in the power battle between Russia and NATO-EU. The gas lines connecting Russia to Europe and the effort to strengthen NATO presence around Russia are directly connected to the current situation Read More…