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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…

Historic Joint Statement – the 70th anniversary of victory over fascism

A historic joint statement of the Communist Parties of Britain, Russia, France, Germany and the United States of America. 8/9 May 2015. Read More…

First anniversary rally for the victims of the May 2, Odessa attack

Yesterday the Young Communist League (YCL) was amongst those commemorating the victims of the fascist attack on the House of Trade Unions in Odessa, Ukraine one year ago. 42 people – including communists, trade unionists and antifascists – were killed in the premeditated massacre by fascists in support of the new Kiev regime on May 2, 2014. There was a great turnout of around 60 friends and comrades at the Ukrainian Embassy in London, bringing a message of solidarity to those who are facing repression by fascists and the Kiev regime today. Read More…

Justice for Odessa on May 2 – one year later

On May 2, 2014 armed fascists attacked the House of Trade Unions in Odessa and carried out a horrific sustained massacre on all those inside. The Ukrainian authorities have not held the perpetrators to account for their crimes. Read More…

Report on Marine le Pen protest at the Oxford Union

300 anti-fascists crowded the gateway entrance, and representatives from the city council, trades council, French Institute and Marston mosque attended to reiterate that fascists like Marine le Pen were never welcome. Read More…