Tony Blair: A well deserved knighthood!

Joe Weaver states that the left should recognise the moral bankruptcy of the British monarchy rather than pleaing to the Queen for the removal of Blair’s knighthood

YCL100: The Spanish Civil War and The International Brigades

The 17th July 2021 marks the 85th anniversary of the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936. Joe Weaver takes a look at what happened, and the contributions made by members of the Young Communist League & Communist Party of Great Britain.

Cable Street is a powerful example

Last weekend (3/4 October 2020), young communists conducted home to home leafleting on estates in Cable Street scene of a famous battle against fascism in 1936. The three day campaign included a street stall, giant projection of a film on the Battle and postering, with a banner display on the Sunday.

Bob Vylan – ‘We Live Here’ review

“We didn’t appear out of thin air / we live here” – Joe Weaver reviews London-duo Bob Vylan’s uncompromising new album, and explores some of the “extreme” political themes behind each track.

Show your Pride

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.