The West of England Branch of the Young Communist League are dismayed, but not surprised, at the uncritical reporting from news outlets that financial services company Bankrate have rated the city of Bath the UK’s “most progressive place… to live and work”
The Young Communist League respond to being labelled as “parasitic hard-left” by the Murdoch press.
The YCL-LJC held its Extraordinary Convention under the sign of combativeness and unity on August 22 and 23. The COVID19 pandemic had forced the YCL-LJC to postpone the 28th Central Convention initially scheduled for June 2019. However, the evolution and worsening of the crisis triggered by the COVID19 pandemic and the need to integrate aContinue reading “Canadian YCL Congress held last weekend”
As secretary of the West of England branch, in the year preceding the YCL’s centenary, it feels timely to reflect on the experiences of participating within the League as a member of a newly founded branch. The other members of West of England YCL and I found out about each other through our branch andContinue reading “Young Communists in the West of England”
The Young Communist League has issued an updated statement on the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic in response to the fiasco at Downing Street.
The Executive Committee of the Young Communist League has released the following statement condemning the defeat of progressive amendments to the Scotland’s Second Coronavirus Bill by the SNP & the Tories. Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP Government once again showed their true colours yesterday and today (20 May 2020), voting with Tory support, to defeat progressive amendments toContinue reading “YCL: SNP & Tories defeat protection for tenants & collective bargaining for carers”
Nelson Mandela once said, “I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could notContinue reading “We must continue fighting the good fight”