The anti-socialism of the Observer/ Guardian group of newspapers sunk to a new low with the reproduction on Sunday (19 July 2020) of postage stamps issued by Ukrainian nationalist groups in exile during the Soviet era.
Plans announced by Boris Johnson for a “significant return to normality” by Christmas at yesterday’s (17 July 2020) coronavirus briefing have been roundly criticised by trade unions, the NHS, the government’s chief scientific adviser and the devolved administrations.
With the worst very much still to come, Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures released today (16 July 2020) indicate that at least 649,000 jobs were lost between March and June as the country was in lockdown to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saturday (11 June 2020) saw the foundation of a new YCL branch in Merseyside in another important step for the organisation in the North West of England.
The Executive Committee of the Young Communist League last night (8 July 2020) released a statement in response to the Government’s Summer Budget.
‘This Tory government will face a heavy reckoning for its disastrous response to the COVID-19 crisis’, Communist Party General Secretary Robert Griffiths told the party’s online Executive Committee meeting at the weekend.
The new Iraqi government headed by Mustafa al-kadhimi was finally endorsed by the Parliament in the early hours of 7th May after several weeks of manoeuvres by the ruling blocs and an undeclared US-Iranian consensus.
The former ‘girlfriend’ of late convicted paedophile and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, was arrested today (2 July 2020) by the FBI in New Hampshire, USA.
Boris Johnson defended the Tory strategy to save Britain’s tanking economy during Prime Ministers Questions yesterday (1 July 2020) as the country continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic shock.
With today set as the possible start date for Israel annexation of Palestinian territory in the West Bank – with plans seemingly stalling today – Robert Wilkinson analyses on the political machinations behind the plot.