The Young Communist League Executive Committee have released the following statement condemning the Labour Party’s Brexit announcement today.
Statement from Communist Party General Secretary Robert Griffiths on the June 8th General Election result: Twelve million people have voted for a left-wing Labour manifesto and a majority of electors have rejected austerity policies. The Tories have no mandate for five months of public spending cuts, never mind another five years. In raising Labour’s share […]
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 – […]
Jeremy Corbyn’s speech in Peterborough earlier this week offers a united way forward for the labour movement on Britain’s exit from the EU, according to the Communist Party. CP general secretary Robert Griffiths said that his ‘incisive and important’ remarks should not be forgotten in a ‘mediafog of misreporting and distortion’. While most news coverage […]
The revelations surrounding David Cameron’s tax-haven revenue scandal is certainly shocking. He should be doubly condemned for his own hypocrisy on the subject. It is, however, absolutely no surprise to the YCL to see the lead representative of the Capitalist class acting in such a manner.
Chancellor George Osborne may be a particularly odious specimen however, it is important to keep in mind that austerity and its effects are not merely the result of one nasty man, nor even one nasty party. Austerity is the mechanism used to concentrate wealth back into the upper echelons of society. A clawing back of […]
In mid-November 2015, the Young Communist League of Britain had the pleasure of attending the General Assembly of WFDY (the World Federation of Democratic Youth), the international federation for progressive, anti-imperialist and democratic youth groups, in Havana, Cuba.