As protests grip the USA following the murder of George Floyd, Joe Bastable argues that Britain has the same shameful record of systemic racism and institutionalised police violence against people of colour.
The initiatives of the Kerala unit of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), youth of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), have received widespread commendation for their comprehensive and scientific approach towards social solidarity, writes Muhammed Shabeer.
Oliver Dodd reveals the intimate involvement of Colombia in US attacks on Venezuela and its role as a key platform for US imperialism in Latin America.
Roman Kononenko, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Leninist Komsomol of the Russian Federation, explains the political situation in Russia during the COVID-19 Pandemic and the priorities of Russia’s communists.
As secretary of the West of England branch, in the year preceding the YCL’s centenary, it feels timely to reflect on the experiences of participating within the League as a member of a newly founded branch. The other members of West of England YCL and I found out about each other through our branch andContinue reading “Young Communists in the West of England”
Harry Williams is a Labour and RMT activist Why do Marxists contest elections? Is it to show that reform of the state is possible? Why do some Marxists join the Labour Party? Is it to prove that the Labour Party is secretly a socialist organisation in need of nudge in the right direction? These areContinue reading “There are no shortcuts, we must build class politics and trade union struggle”
Chair of the Young Communist League, Robin Talbot, recalls a solidarity trip to Venezuela in 2019 and discusses the work of the World Federation of Democratic Youth and the need for a solidarity in Britain.
Muhammed Shabeer of the People’s Dispatch, India, put six questions on the domestic political situation to Rob Griffiths, general secretary of Communist Party.
Joe Weaver marks the establishment of a new YCL Branch in the East of England and notes that it builds on a longstanding and proud communist tradition in the area.
Nathan James makes the case for radical economic planning and redistribution in Wales to reverse a decade of austerity and invigorate democratic rights.
Democratic federalism emphasises the symbiotic relationship between public sector intervention and economic democracy at a local, federal and national level. It requires a significant level of income redistribution at federal level combined with the development of economic democracy at the local and national level. This vision stands in contrast to the type of economic devolution mandated for English regions by the Cities and Local Government Devolution Act (2016).