Communists of China and Britain discuss Marxism
In a high-level meeting at the beginning of the month, leading Communists from China and Britain spent more than two hours discussing Marxism past, present and future. The online talks took place at the invitation of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and its Vice-Minister Guo Yezhou. The Communist Party of Britain was represented by General Secretary Robert Griffiths, Chair Liz Payne, International Secretary John Foster and Political Committee member Ben Chacko.
Britain’s Communists condemn Israeli police violence against Ofer Cassif MK
The General Secretary of the Communist Party, Robert Griffiths has issued a statement denouncing a police attack on Ofer Cassif MK, a comrade of the Communist Party of Israel (CPI) and Hadash and member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament).
Communists urge action on Electoral Commission bias
A number of MPs have already responded to the Communist Party letter (below), some more positively than others. But what most of them say is that they would be more likely to take up this issue if the complaint comes from a constituent. This is the cue for Communist Party members, allies and friends. Email your MP, MSP or MS and urge them to protest against the Electoral Commission’s anti-democratic discrimination against a party that has contested elections in Britain at every level for the past 100 years. Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths wrote the following letters to all MPs, MSPs and MSs.
CP calls for a united struggle for popular sovereignty in face of Tory EU Deal
Communist Party of Britain General Secretary Robert Griffiths and International Secretary John Foster released a statement yesterday (26 December 2020) on the UK-EU Agreement on Trade and Cooperation.
CP General Secretary condemns “shambolic betrayal of the people” by Tories on COVID-19
The Communist Party’s General Secretary, Robert Griffiths, has released a recorded address condemning the Tories’ handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and calling for mass action now to prevent more deaths and economic hardship for working people.
Vladimir Lenin in modern social theory and practice
Robert Griffiths, General Secretary of the Communist Party, was invited to speak at the (COVID-19 delayed!) International Scientific and Practical Conference in honour of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, hosted by the Leningrad Regional Committee of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation, last Saturday (17 October 2020). Challenge carries a transcript of the speech delivered by the CP General Secretary.
Book@Bedtime: Das Kapital and Capitalism Today by Robert Griffiths
Martin Graham, convener of the Communist Party’s Economic Commission, reviews an exposition of Marxist political economy.
Britain after Brexit, Corbyn and Covid-19
Muhammed Shabeer of the People’s Dispatch, India, put six questions on the domestic political situation to Rob Griffiths, general secretary of Communist Party.