As we approach the 84th Anniversary of the legendary Battle of Cable Street on 4 October, Joe Weaver discusses its historical importance and living legacy. Make sure you get along to the Communist Party’s Cable Street Forever! online celebration next month!
Dennis Broe reviews two Netflix original TV series, Green Frontier and Wild District, two shockingly different approaches to South American struggles for political liberation.
Over a hundred years ago, during the first national railway stoppage in Britain, the military were called out in force to quell the strike. They were deployed in Llanelli where mass picketing had stopped all rail traffic. Troops from the Worcestershire Regiment shot dead two unarmed men and wounded two others, sparking the Llanelli Rising of 1911.
As part of the Communist Party’s Centenary Red Wedge meetings Robin Talbot gives a whistle-stop tour of the 99 year history of Britain’s young communists and why you should join today. This is a transcript a speech delivered online on 1 August 2020.
David Swanson discusses the compelling life and iconic contribution of legendary Irish revolutionary and anti-imperialist, Constance Markievicz.
To celebrate their centenary on 1 August 2020, the Communist Party is hosting a series of free, online lectures every evening from Friday 24 – Friday 31 July to provoke and inspire the imagination.
Marking the 36th Anniversary of the foundation of the iconic Lesbians & Gays Support the Miners movement of the mid-1980s, Joe Weaver discusses the significance of Pride and what lessons can be learned today.
Ben Lunn provides a Marxist critique of intersectionality and discusses an understanding of oppression and discrimination based on a class perspective.
Julian Jones pays tribute to recently passed legendary French communist and resistance fighter, Cécile Rol-Tanguy.
David Horsley remembers the life and contribution of African American Communist and International Brigader, Oliver Law.