The following is the statement of Reuben Lawrence, made to a hustings meeting organised by Stirchley Forum. As Reuben was at work, he was not able to attend, and no-one was allowed to speak on his behalf. He was able to submit a brief opening statement and concluding remark, which are reproduced below. Dear … Continue reading Birmingham Worker candidate speaks out on behalf of working-class youth
On the occasion of the centenary of the Great Socialist October Revolution, on the 6 November on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, CPB General Secretary Robert Griffiths was invited to speak amongst a barrage of anti-communist propaganda. Rather than countering the inevitable and obvious attack with a defense of communism and the Soviet Union, he … Continue reading Communist Party of Britain’s General Secretary: “communism is unsustainable”
It is an undeniable reality, accepted by anyone who pays the concept any amount of attention, that unemployment is an inherently negative thing. It perpetuates poverty, forces people to use the welfare system and puts certain parts of the younger generation at an inherent disadvantage. So then, why hasn't this problem been solved? The Causes … Continue reading Unemployment: A Symptom of Capitalism
Many people on the left are unable to explain why people from oppressed nations seemed to lend some support to Donald Trump in his election campaign. Confronted with the problem that they can't blanket label all these governments racist, as many did to Trump supporters in America, refusing to explain Trump's serious problems in order … Continue reading Why did so many third world countries seem to support the Trump campaign?
Birmingham Worker and the local branch of the CPGB-ML salute the life of Derek Robinson, aka "Red Robbo", famous communist trade unionist who died this morning. Derek Robinson, played an important role throughout his life in defending the working conditions of Birmingham workers at British Leylands car manufacturing plant in Longbridge through a period of … Continue reading Salute to Red Robbo who has died today aged 90
As we approach our celebrations for the centenary of the Great October Socialist Revolution we find it even more necessary than usual to deal with slander against the concept of the dictatorship of the proletariat. The manipulative elements on the 'left', social democrats and fake revolutionaries whose task is to keep the working class from … Continue reading Was the October Revolution authoritarian?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRfMkvSyAzc On the 100th anniversary of the great Socialist October Revolution, join us to celebrate the victorious struggles of the mass working class. We will come together to celebrate this working-class revolution, which literally shook the world, and still indicates the path we must take to shatter all exploitation of man by man and nation … Continue reading 100th Anniversary of the October Revolution: Join us in Southall on Saturday 4th November!
After a busy week meeting with communist youth from around the world, Red Youth took a short trip to visit Stalin’s dacha on the coast of the Black Sea on Friday. The site is well maintained with renovations to several rooms ongoing, and it attracted a continuous stream of visitors from across the former … Continue reading Red Youth visit Stalin’s dacha on the eve of the 100th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution
Red Youth spent the day meeting with communist youth and representatives of national liberation movements from around the world at the Youth Expo in Sochi, Russia. We received a warm welcome from many parties, and had a productive day exchanging details and discussing the challenges faced in our respective countries in building Marxist-Leninist organisations to … Continue reading Red Youth represent British Marxist-Leninists at the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students
Red Youth have arrived in Sochi, and are enjoying being able to participate in this years 19th WFDY festival. Here's a few photos from the last couple of days: