YCL condemns authoritarian Policing Bill and calls for resistance

The Young Communist League has issued a statement attacking the Tory Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill and calling for broad resistance to this authoritarian attack on our civil liberties. The YCL condemns the initial passing of the Conservative Government’s Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill in the strongest possible terms. The scenes of outrage […]

YCL condemns Tory hypocrisy over “free-speech” legislation

The Executive Committee of the Young Communist League has issued a statement on the Tories latest plans to appoint “free speech champions” The YCL condemns the latest hypocrisy from the Tory Government as part of their ongoing fight for “so-called” free speech. Gavin Williamson, Education Secretary, has said universities will appoint “free speech champions”, while […]

YCL Statement on UNICEF working in Britain

The Young Communist League has issued a statement on the news that for the first time in history, UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, have been forced to intervene to help feed hungry children in Britain this winter. The fact that for the first time in its 74 year history UNICEF, the United Nations agency […]

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 […]

YCL designer features in the II Anti-Imperialist Poster Exhibition on Neoliberalism

Comrade Robert Streader, member of our Agitprop Commission, had his work featured in Neoliberalism, the second of four Anti-Imperialist Poster Exhibitions. The exhibition gathers work from 59 artists from 27 countries and 20 organizations. “The world is at a crossroads,” according to the organisers of the first online anti-imperialist poster exhibition. For the International Week […]

YCL: Tory negligence has killed tens of thousands; the drive for profit risks millions

The Young Communist League has issued an updated statement on the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) in response to yesterday’s (10 May 2020) government announcement attacking lockdown protections. YCL: Tory government’s response to Coronavirus is criminal – 13 March 2020. Communist Party of Britain statement on the COVID-19 crisis – 19 March 2020. YCL: negligent Tories failing […]

Press in Edinburgh Live: “Make the rich pay for COVID-19!”

On 3 April 2020 the YCL was asked for comment on the appearance of graffiti in Edinburgh. ‘Make the rich pay’: Story behind strange graffiti appearing in Edinburgh amid coronavirus outbreak, by Claire Galloway Politically-charged graffiti has emerged in Edinburgh, some of which features threatening messages to politicians and public figures. The YCL, who “fight […]