NOTHING NEW ABOUT CAPITALIST ‘FAKE NEWS’ SAY COMMUNISTS

‘There is nothing new about “fake” news – the capitalist media monopolies have been pumping it out for more than a century’, Steve Johnson told the Communist Party’s political committee on Wednesday evening (November 15).

He cited the infamous example of the ‘Zinoviev Letter’ in 1924, when the Daily Mail and British press reported that the head of the Communist International had sent instructions to Britain’s Communists to engage in violent subversion.

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FOR INTERNATIONALISM AND A “PEOPLE’S EXIT”

General Secretary Robert Griffiths delivered the Political Report to the first meeting of the Communist Party’s new executive committee on January 21:

There is an ancient and well-worn Chinese saying: ‘May you live in interesting times’. What is not so well-known – at least outside China – is that this is meant as a curse, not a blessing.

After the inauguration of Donald Trump as US President, we can be sure that we live not only in interesting times, but in dangerous times as well.

He has taken office on a minority vote, but having won substantial support among sections of the working class with promises of private and public sector investment, more jobs and higher wages.

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BEN CHACKO: Community struggles needed to realise potential of Corbyn Revolution

George Osborne’s Budget tells us nothing new about the Chancellor or the government. It represents if anything an acceleration of the Conservative programme to transfer wealth from working people to the rich and to abolish or marketise the public sector. Continue reading “BEN CHACKO: Community struggles needed to realise potential of Corbyn Revolution”

Communists urge British and UN action to help refugees

‘Britain has an obligation to help many more of the refugees fleeing Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya where US, British and NATO policies have wrought such devastation’, Anita Halpin told the Communist Party’s political committee on Wednesday evening (September 3). Continue reading “Communists urge British and UN action to help refugees”