Ukraine: The Untold Story

BRIAN DENNY examines the far-right connections of Ukraine’s pro-EU faction. This article first appeared as a feature in the Morning Star 09/12/2013 Ukraine’s refusal to sign an EU association agreement, the ensuing protests and the attempt to oust the government in a failed no-confidence vote all have their origins in a grand geopolitical battle being waged between Germany […]

CP at the 15th International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties in Lisbon

CP women’s organiser Liz Payne attended the 15th International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties in Lisbon hosted by the Portuguese Communist Party. At the meeting she took part in the debate on priorities and challenges facing the communist and workers’ movement. This speech first appeared on the CP website. It is an honour to attend […]

The EU is an enemy of fair taxation

Chair of the No2EU trade union information group and former RMT President Alex Gordon explains how the EU’s treaties enshrine rules to let companies dodge their fair share of tax. This article was first published in the Morning Star 18/11/2013. It is a fundamental function of states to levy taxes on economic activities within their borders. […]

Young Communist League condemns EU’s anti-communist legislation

During this past week steps have been taken towards banning the communist movement in Europe. The European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation has submitted to the European Parliament, its document ‘A Model National Statute for the Promotion of Tolerance’ with the view to this being enshrined in law. Despite the seemingly banal and benign title, […]

The anti-worker nature of the EU

The argument surrounding British involvement in the EU is fast becoming a main political topic in British politics, only behind the Coalition government’s austerity plan and the debate surrounding Scottish Independence on the political agenda.  However, the extent to which the EU plays in the government’s austerity plans and what involvement it may have in […]