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 […]

Voices of Scotland in the Morning Star: COVID-19 and the balance of class forces

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 […]

International Women’s Day: Mary Barbour

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 […]

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 […]

Imagining A Britain Without Trident

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