Robert Conquest dies – but his lies live on!

Recently, the world learned of the death of Robert Conquest, a 'historian' and author who worked for the Information Research Department (IRD) – an innocuously-named operation set up by the Labour government to produce and spread influential anti-communist propaganda throughout the British media and arts. Establishment obituaries have been quick to promote Conquest's credentials as a singularly brilliant … Continue reading Robert Conquest dies – but his lies live on!

Capitalism and the demonisation of foreign nationals

We reproduce below a letter to Red Youth from a young comrade from south-east England focusing on the racial segregation that is driven into the British public through capitalism's most insidious tool - the private media. Such contributions are an essential part to the building of a organised mass-movement against the imperialist ruling class. Only by … Continue reading Capitalism and the demonisation of foreign nationals

Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino misses the point. Django Unchained is a beguiling film. ‘Beguiling’ may seem an odd adjective for a Tarantino blood-fest, but despite that director’s well-known penchant for violence being well to the fore in this tale of the pre-civil-war southern states of America, the film does charm the viewer. This is chiefly because of … Continue reading Django Unchained

Red Youth celebrate the October Revolution!

Red Youth and CPGB-ML member Jamie speaks at a meeting to celebrate the 94th anniversary of the Great Socialist October Revolution, at Sak Hall in west London. He outlines the relevance of the October Revolution to working class youth in Britain today, and its key lessons. Chiefly, he points out the necessity of forming an … Continue reading Red Youth celebrate the October Revolution!