Communist Party History Film

90 Years of Struggle: For the Working Class and Humanity

“90 Years of Struggle” is a documentary about the history of the Communist Party in Britain. Produced back in 2010 the film is now being serialised on Youtube. Watch all 7 parts here.


Part One – Foundation


Following the world war (1914-1918) and the Russian revolution (1917) the struggle for socialism in Britain takes a new turn with the formation of a working class political party of a new kind. 


Part Two – General Strike

During the General Strike, the Communist Party emerged as a major force amongst Britain’s mining communities and as builders of the trade union movement.


Part Three – Anti Fascism and War

The advance of Hitler, and collusion of the ruling classes of western Europe allowed the communists to forge broad popular fronts against fascism and war.


Part Four – Post 1945


The communists faced the post war period with confidence. It had tens of thousands of members throughout industry and helped to launch the cooperatively owned Daily Worker.


Part Five – Cold War and the 1960’s


 

Part Six – the 1970’s and Thatcherism


 

Part Seven – 90 Years of Struggle for the Working Class and Humanity


 

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