YCL Statement on the Tory Budget

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 […]

YCL at the General Assembly of WFDY

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.

Peoples Assembly Launches Election Manifesto

Bill Greenshields, Communist Party representative on national committee of the People’s Assembly outlines a radical new manifesto aiming to inspire a movement for economic justice in the run up to and beyoned, the 7 May general election

May 2015: Young Communists to Stand for Parliament

Young communists are represented in the Young Communist League, which has been in the forefront of fighting for the rights of young workers, apprentices and students since early in 1921.  The YCL was the first organisation in Britain to campaign for extending the vote to 16 year olds, and in the general election, two members […]

Communists attack Labour’s ‘vote losing failures’

“Labour is failing to put forward a clear, popular and progressive policy on each of the five key General Election issues identified in recent public opinion polls”, Communist Party chair Liz Payne told the party’s political committee on the 21st January.

Challenge: Latest Issue

Challenge : January 2015 [January 2015; Volume 21; Issue 37] £1.50 + £1 P&P Challenge is the quarterly journal of the YCL – it regularly contains articles covering all the latest news and views of the YCL, developments international, articles covering important historical developments, culture, different campaigns and struggles taking place in Britain and the rest of the […]