England

Comrade SAM WATTS - an inspiration to us all

Sam Watts, whose life will be celebrated in Liverpool tonight, experienced more than his fair share of hard knocks but became a fearless and articulate advocate for workmates and community.

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Harry Pollitt commemoration

A commemorative evening of discussion and reflection and to celebrate the contribution of Harry Pollitt will be held in Droylsden on Monday 24 November. For more information.

Pollitt was general secretary of the communist party through its formative years and made a critical contribution to the anti fascist war effort and the establishment of the second front. He remains one of the greatest builders of the modern labour movement.

A FORCE FOR SOCIALISM: a busy week for Cambridge communists

A key role in the Cambridge Union debate, 'Has capitalism failed?', a veterans breakfast, a public meeting to launch a campaign to raise a memorial to the International Brigaders who left the university to fight in Spain, two days of freshers fairs and the launch of two new pamphlets, has kept the Cambridge communist party on its toes.

Cambridge pamphlets are availble here.

Visit the Cambridge CP website here.

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BIRMINGHAM: No to elected mayors

Read here  flyer distributed by Birmingham communists to oppose the shift of power from the 120 elected city councillors and accessible local government, to a US style mayoral elected official.

The London Communists

2012 is the 91st anniversary of the founding of the Communist party. Since that time, communists have played formative roles in the struggle for democracy, the fight for the right to work, and in defence of public housing, health and education.

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