Britain

Communists say Labour can defeat anti-Brexit sabotage

'The Tories and the ruling class interests they represent have one overriding objective - to prevent a left-led Labour government coming to office in a Britain unfettered by the pro-big business rules of the EU Single Market', Liz Payne told the Communist Party's executive committee at the weekend.

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'General election and Labour victory now urgent' say Communists

The labour movement must unite on a credible, principled basis if it is not to throw away the prospect of winning a Labour government, Britain's Communists have warned.

Carol Stavris told the Communist Party's political committee on Wednesday evening (June 5) that powerful forces in British society were determined to prevent the election of a left government led by Jeremy Corbyn.

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Derby Silk Mill Turn Out Festival 2019

Commemorative march, rally and festival - June 22nd 2019

Silk Mill T shirt blackThis year’s commemorative T-Shirts for the historic Derby Silk Mill Turn Out Festival are now available and selling fast. The shirts show the Silk Mill itself as it was in 1883/84 with its gates firmly shut by the owners, locking out the workers who had threatened to form a Trade Union against the regular practice of “docking” pay. The shirt slogan is “Locked Out But Not Ground Down!

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Communists call for a return to class politics

The EU election results confirm that Britain's political crisis continues to deepen. For the ruling class of monopoly capitalists, their first choice as the party of government is now divided, discredited and demoralised. The Tories appear incapable of delivering the semi-Brexit that might have resolved the crisis, while keeping Britain bound by the big business 'freedoms' of the EU Single Market.

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Theresa May's resignation

In response to Theresa May's resignation announcement today (May 24), General Secretary of the Communist Party Robert Griffiths issued the following statement:

Theresa May's decision to sack herself as Tory leader and write her own redundancy notice as Prime Minister underlines the urgent need for a General Election.

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Online course - Labour, Value & Exploitation

MML LogoGet to grips with Marxist economics with the Marx Memorial Library (MML) this summer. This course – aimed at beginners - provides a basic introduction to the Marxist analysis of capitalist economics – comparing and contrasting its approach to that provided by neo-liberal and Keynesian interpretations. We will look at Marx's pamphlet, Wages, Price and Profit. Written in 1864 at the same time Marx was finishing his great work, Capital, Volume 1, it boils down the arguments of Capital to their simple essence.

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