Britain

SOUTH WEST COMMUNISTS: Take "...a tremendous step forward"

Communists from across the South West region, from Gloucestershire to Cornwall and from Minehead to Bournemouth, met in Exeter on Saturday (19th Feb) to establish a new District of the party. The new District, to be called the South-West of England and Cornwall, matches the territory of the South West Regional TUC. If you want to contact communists in the new District go here.

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CAMBRIDGE VARSITY: Interviews CP general secretary

Last month's Cambridge Union debate voted in favour of abolishing private education. The main motion was spoken to by Robert Griffiths. Following the deabte the influential independent newspaper of Cambridge University students, founded in 1947, interviewed him. You can read the interview.

CP EASTERN: District congress plans for action

HS_4Communists from across the East of England--from Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex-met in Cambridge on a wonderful sunny day to elect a new District Committee and to take stock of the challenge of a new government, the forces which can be brought together to block the ruling class offensive, and to draw up plans to build the CP. If you want to contact or join the CP in the East of England go here.

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Cambridge: Communists meet and plan

Communists in Cambridge have met to regenerate the CP branch and sketch out a plan of action for the forthcoming general election which includes building for a major event for the People's Charter.

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CP film project - What Is Socialism?

Communist party members and supporters in north London are producing a short film for young people, about socialism in action. But you don't have to be a Londoner to take an active part. If you want to help, get in touch.

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BLOCK THE RULING CLASS OFFENSIVE AND WIN A LEFT-LED GOVERNMENT

Congress Resolution Public Cover sm"Communist parties across the world play a unique role in demonstrating that capitalism, because of its commitment to marketisation and profit, cannot provide lasting reforms and that a socialist alternative is the only solution to capitalist crisis. The Communist Party can play this unique role in Britain and its programme Britain's Road to Socialism is a key tool in support of this. It is the role of the Communist Party to give the working class and its allies a vision of an alternative society, a socialist society, by taking into account our own country's history and conditions."

The full report of the Main Resolution of the Communist Party of Britain's 54th Congress, 19-20 November 2016 is now available on issuu.

Palestine: why it remains essential to campaign for a two state solution

The establishment of a Palestinian State living in peace alongside Israel represents the solution long agreed by the international community to resolve one of the world’s oldest conflicts and most long-standing historical injustices.

 President Donald Trump has now expressed his disagreement. So where does that leave this demand?

 It is important to set out the existing arguments in favour of the ‘two state’ position.

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