Chaos on Capitol Hill: Trump supporters storm US Senate building in historic first

Senators were unable to confirm Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States yesterday after a large “Stop the Steal” demonstration stormed Capitol Hill, marking the first time in history that the seat of US power has been broken into by protestors.

World Federation of Democratic Youth: build the fight against imperialism in 2021

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) welcomed the New Year by calling on the youth of the world to continue the fight against imperialism and for a new world – even in the face of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

Poetry Corner: Woman’s Question by Frances Moore

Woman’s Question by Frances Moore

A Sheffield teacher and activist in the National Union of Teachers, Frances Moore (1906 – 1994) was married to Bill Moore, who was a fulltime worker for the Communist Party. Although Frances’ busy life left with little time to write in her younger days, later on she produced a substantial body of poetry, some of which was published. The poem featured here raises clearly the need for women’s equality.

YCL West of England: “Oppose the Colston Statue prosecutions!”

The West of England Branch of the Young Communist League has released a statement condemning prosecutions over the alleged toppling of the statue of a slave trader in Bristol during Black Lives Matter protests in the summer of 2020.

YCL General Secretary: “the pandemic has proved to a new generation that capitalism is a decaying form of society”

The Young Communist League’s General Secretary, Johnnie Hunter, has released a New Year’s address to mark the beginning of 2021.