International Women’s Day 2017

A statement on behalf of the Young Communist League Executive Committee to mark International Womens’ Day 2017.

As International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world it is important for us, as communists, to acknowledge that the situation for woman in Britain remains one of rampant and systemic inequality and injustice. For the second time in our country’s history we have a female prime minister but this is no success for feminism. Equality and women’s liberation continues to be undermined and attacked. The Tories ideological destruction of the welfare state since 2010 has disproportionately affected women who bear the brunt of cuts and attacks on employment rights. On a national and global scale women continue to be the subject of economic and social oppression and remain a superexploited section of the international working class Read More…

National Demonstration: March for the NHS – 4 March 2017

A national demonstration has been called for Saturday 4 March 2017 in London to protect the NHS against Tory cuts and the privateer vultures circling our National Health Service Read More…

Communist Party Political Committee Report February 2017: ‘Class Politics Vital to Understand Trump and EU’

‘The most powerful big business circles in the USA are determined to promote their interests aggressively against China, Russia and the European Union’, Communist Party chair Liz Payne told the party’s Political Committee on Wednesday evening Read More…

Communist to Stand in West Midlands Mayor Election #graham4mayor

The Communist Party has declared its intention to collect the signatures and raise the money needed to get a Communist candidate on the ballot paper and in the election booklet for the West Midlands Mayoral election in May Read More…

Communist Party Political Committee Report January 2017: For Internationalism and a People’s Brexit!

General Secretary Robert Griffiths delivered the Political Report to the first meeting of the Communist Party’s new Executive Committee on 21 January 2017 outlining the international and domestic political situation and the tasks facing Britain’s Communists.

There is an ancient and well-worn Chinese saying: ‘May you live in interesting times’. What is not so well-known – at least outside China – is that this is meant as a curse, not a blessing.

After the inauguration of Donald Trump as US President, we can be sure that we live not only in interesting times, but in dangerous times as well.

He has taken office on a minority vote, but having won substantial support among sections of the working class with promises of private and public sector investment, more jobs and higher wages Read More…