Scottish Committee of the Young Communist League has released the following statement in response to the announcement of the SNP-Green Coalition’s Programme for Government.
Press in Morning Star: We need an “education revolution” and the end of “privatisation, atomisation and the drive for profit” in education
On 16 August 2020 the statement of the Executive Committee on the unjust A Level and vocational qualification results was quoted in the Morning Star. Tories’ A-Level fiasco takes turn for the worse as Ofqual pulls appeals advice, by Lamiat Sabin The government’s mishandling of A-level results descended further into chaos at the weekend after […]
Lanarkshire Branch Secretary Josh Morris, who is also a young GMB shop steward, wrote in the Morning Star about how COVID-19 has changed the balance of class forces with new success in organising at work. Voices of Scotland: “This was true working class solidarity” I usually work as a lifeguard. I sit at the side […]
Press in Daily Record: Communist graffiti “display of anger” towards UK Government’s handling of pandemic
On 13 May 2020 our Lanarkshire Branch Secretary Josh Morris talked to East Kilbride News about graffiti that had appeared in the local area. Communist slogans daubed across East Kilbride “display anger” towards UK Government’s handling of pandemic, by Fraser N Wilson The secretary of an emerging political group has moved to distance his party […]
As part of a month long build up to International Women’s Day Celebrations on the 8th of March, the YCL will be publishing daily articles highlighting the exemplary role played by women in the international communist & working class movement. #25 Mary Barbour, leader of the 1915 Glasgow Rent Strikes, peace activist and tireless campaigner […]
Instead of devolving real powers to Scotland to enhance public services and intervene in the economy in the interests of workers and their families, the Tory-LibDem coalition intends to devolve the responsibility for enforcing austerity, say communists.
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 […]
Austerity Vision is of a 1930s Britain; Welfare Reforms Designed to Impoverish and Unsettle Communities
Zoe Hennessy,YCL General Secretary, explains how the ConDems ideological war against the welfare state is turning the clock back on hard-won gains in employment and housing
On November 31 more than 1,500 people demonstrated at the gates of Faslane Naval Base demanding that, irrespective of the outcome of Scotland’s independence referendum, Trident still has to go. Alan MacKinnon is a member of the Communist Party’s Scottish Committee and Secretary of Scottish CND. This article first featured in the Morning Star 09/12/2014
Scottish Young Communist’s celebrated yet another successful public Day School [06/12/14] in the Communist Party’s Scottish Headquarters Unity Office