CP General Secretary Robert Griffths – “Socialism Does Work” at Oxford Union

Video of Communist Party General Secretary Robert Griffths recently speaking at the Oxford Union Debating Society arguing the case that socialism DOES work. The CP General Secretary demonstrates how proud we as communists should be of the legacy and the great achievements of the Soviet Union, and how the USSR along with the countries on the socialist […]

Revisiting Mao Zedong After 120 Years

Boxing Day was the 120th anniversary of Mao Zedong’s birth. Ben Chacko assessed his legacy today. This article first appeared as a feature in the Morning Star 24/12/2013. This month in Shenzhen a 50-kilo gold, jade and precious gem-studded statue of Mao Zedong was unveiled to celebrate the Chinese revolutionary’s 120th birthday, which fell on December 26. The […]

Which way now for China’s Economy?

The latest Chinese reforms might seem to herald a shift to the right. BEN CHACKO digs below the surface to uncover a more complex picture. This article first appeared as a feature in the Morning Star 03/12/2013 Concern over the direction of China’s economy has risen on the left since the Communist Party’s central committee plenum last month. […]