The horrific bombing of an Ariana Grande show at the Manchester Arena, which has claimed the lives of 22 people, including several children, has its origins in the imperialist war against the independent states of the Middle East and North Africa. If we really wish to see such terrible acts stopped, we must stop our … Continue reading The Manchester bombing: a product of imperialism
https://soundcloud.com/proletarianradio/basics-of-political-economy-a-talk-by-harpal-brar-birmingham-1996 Red Youth reproduce on Proletarian Radio this short but informative talk given by comrade Harpal Brar at a meeting of British workers and communists in 1996 on the topic of political economy. We do so to aid the study of political economy which is ongoing around the country in red youth and CPGB-ML study … Continue reading Basics of Political Economy – A talk by Harpal Brar, Birmingham 1996
In the following interview, I sat down with an American political analyst to discuss Donald Trump’s victory in the US Presidential elections and whether or not he represents a blow to imperialism. We discussed the impact Trump would have if he sticks to his promises regarding NATO and free trade agreements and whether of not … Continue reading CPGB-ML interviews an American political analyst about Trump and his impact on imperialism
As the terrible events in Brussels unfold, with over 30 dead and hundreds injured, our thoughts and sympathies are with the families of those attacked. The messages shared by tens of thousands marching through London and city-centres across the country on Saturday are as relevant and necessary today as they were then. No to war. … Continue reading Refugees Welcome; demonstration draws tens of thousands in solidarity and anti-racism
Comrades from the CPGB-ML and Red Youth attended the Palestine Solidarity Campaign AGM 2016 on Saturday 23 January, joining hundreds of members from branches, affiliated trade unions, and other organisations. The annual report largely focused on the acheivements of the wider Palestine movement, including the impact of the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement … Continue reading Palestine Solidarity Campaign AGM 2016
We send our congratulations and support to those students of Oxford University who have initiated a campaign to topple Cecil Rhodes Statue, which stands outside Oriel College, half-way up the well known university town's High Street (pictured). This seemingly innocuous campaign, echoing those initiated by the South African students of Capetown and Johannesburg, is considered … Continue reading Rhodes Must Fall!
Anti-war demonstrations against British airstrikes in Syria took place across the country on Saturday (12/12/2015), with a march in London, attended by thousands, taking place from BBC Broadcasting House to a rally outside Downing St. The anger was palpable, and rightly so. After a brief stall when Cameron's previous attempts to openly bomb Syria were … Continue reading Anti-war and anti-imperialism: where Stop the War fails
World War One: an interimperialist war to redivide the world Harpal Brar and Ella rule introduce this remarkable new pamphlet, produced by the CPGB-ML, on the causes and consequences of WW1. The accompanying video and the book that it relates to should be compulsory viewing in every schoolroom up and down our country and throughout … Continue reading New CPGB-ML book published and available for sale!
On 19 September the National Front held a demonstration in Wigan against immigration and the recent refugee crisis. Prior to this demonstration their local organiser, Daniel Lewis, called for homosexuals to be gassed in response to the Manchester gay pride festival. The National Front was met by counter-protesters from parties such as the Communist Party … Continue reading No Pasaran in Wigan!
This Saturday a huge demonstration swept through the streets of London, with around 300,000 people marching from Marble Arch to Parliament Square to show solidarity with refugees, and to demand better treatment for asylum seekers in Britain and across the EU. The protesters were addressed at Parliament Square by Jeremy Corbyn, as his first official … Continue reading Who Created the Refugee Crisis?