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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…

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YCL London Venezuela Film Screening and Discussion

YCL London will be hosting a special screening of the film “War on Democracy” by John Pilger with a special Venezuelan guest speaker, followed by discussion and drinks and snacks.

The topic is the role of U.S. imperialism, intervention and counter-revolutionary movements in Venezuela and Latin America as a whole, where for many years popular left-wing governments have been fighting for social progress, against the dominance of capitalism.

This is a great opportunity to hear firsthand about the experiences of that struggle and what we can learn from it today Read More…

First They Came For The Communists …..

Solidarity with Antifascist Resistance in Ukraine (SARU http://www.ukraineantifascistsolidarity.wordpress.com) has organised a public protest against Ukraine’s new laws to criminalise Communism and glorify Nazi collaborators for Saturday the 25th of July. The YCL as an affiliate and supporter of SARU urges people to support this important event. Stand up to support our sister Party in Ukraine and all Ukraine’s antifascists. Wear a red item of clothing or carry a red flag Read More…

Greek Communists (KKE) Call for No Vote in July 5th Referendum and EU Exit

The Greek communist party, the KKE, explains the dire position that Greece has been placed in by the tyranny of the so called Troika. Solidarity protests in support of the Greeks, have been taking place across Europe Read More…