Press in the Murdoch Media: YCL involvement in Extinction Rebellion protests

On Saturday 5 September, following Extinction Rebellion protests that aimed to block distribution of The Sun, The Times, The Express, The Mail and The Evening Standard (all owned by News Corporation, a right-wing and anti-working class media monopoly belonging to Rupert Murdoch), The Times and The Express reported that members of the Young Communist League […]

YCL: Response to the article in The Times about the YCL and Extinction Rebellion

The YCL, coming up to its centenary next year, recognises all of those who have struggled, like us, against capitalism — especially those in the environmental movement, who took the fight to the corporations killing our planet when no one else would. Environmental destruction is an inevitable product of the capitalist system. Capitalism has proven […]

YCL Statement on flooding crisis

The Executive Committee of the Youth Communist League has released the following statement on the recent flooding crisis and the criminal response of Boris Johnson’s Tory government.

YCL Statement on today’s Global Climate Strikes

The YCL sends warm greetings to the youth of Britain, including our own members, and the young people and workers around the world who participated in today’s international climate strike. The mainstream media would have us believe that young people in Britain are lazy, selfish and uninterested in politics. The fact of thousands of young […]

General Secretary’s Report to the New Central Committee

On 20 April 2019 at the Marx Memorial Library in London, the first meeting of the Central Committee, newly established at our Congress in 2018, was held. The Executive Committee discussed national plans of work as well as campaign, political and organisational issues with representatives from branches throughout Britain.