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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…

70 years later – Ban the Bomb!

70 years are completed today after the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The World Federation of Democratic Youth has had a constant position about the usage of such nuclear weapons. Read More…

Women and the struggle for peace – International Women’s Day event

The Coordinating Committee of Communist Parties domiciled in Britain (CCCPiB) is once again organising an event to mark International Women’s Day, focusing on the theme of “women and the struggle for peace”. Read More…

WW1 – Opposing Imperialist Wars: Then & Now

A Young Communist League Scotland film, featuring Johnnie Hunter (YCL Scottish Organiser) & Dr Alan MacKinnon (Chair of Scottish CND). With the British Establishments attempts to turn 2014 into a celebration of the start of WW1 & portray the Great War as a noble & unavoidable conflict fought to preserve “freedom”, obvious parallels begin to emerge between 1914 and the seemingly endless wars that are being waged in the past decade or so Read More…

Imagining A Britain Without Trident

On November 31 more than 1,500 people demonstrated at the gates of Faslane Naval Base demanding that, irrespective of the outcome of Scotland’s independence referendum, Trident still has to go. Alan MacKinnon is a member of the Communist Party’s Scottish Committee and Secretary of Scottish CND. This article first featured in the Morning Star 09/12/2014 Read More…