The EU, Nato and Russia: a war long foretold

In his annual Marx graveside oration, Rob Griffiths says Western state-monopoly capitalism and imperialism have worked diligently to encircle Russia, but understanding that does not justify Putin’s attack: we must strive for peace

Attempts to conflate Nazism with Communism must be opposed

The “European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism” is yet another piece being weaved into the tapestry of anti communist propaganda, which has, in recent times, sought to accelerate the revision of history by eliminating the role of the Soviet Union, her people’s and her communist party’s historic role liberating the working […]

What are musicians to do now we have finally left the EU?

By trade, I am a composer and conductor, and cynicism of the EU is very hard to find in a profession that has come to depend on the freedom of movement to make work a possibility. If anyone observes the activities of my trade union, they would know they actively campaigned for the, now, unsuccessful […]