Anti-austerity protests lack anti-capitalist leadership

Last weekend saw spontenous demonstrations outside Downing Street and the Grand Connaught Rooms, where Cameron was apologising to the Tory party, attracting several thousand before being broken up by police. These demonstrations came in the wake of revelations that the ruling class (including Cameron) have been - shockingly! - routinely engaged in avoiding paying taxes … Continue reading Anti-austerity protests lack anti-capitalist leadership

Anti-war and anti-imperialism: where Stop the War fails

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

End Austerity Now: tens of thousands march

The End Austerity Now national demonstration in London this Saturday (20 June 2015) attracted over 250,000 people, by far the biggest single showing of public anger against the British regime in over a decade. Unions, political parties, activist groups, and individuals came together under a single clear message – we won't tolerate capitalist austerity that … Continue reading End Austerity Now: tens of thousands march

TTIP protests across Europe

CPGB-ML and Red Youth activists attended and spoke at a demonstration opposing TTIP today at Shepherd's Bush in West London (see video below). TTIP is the latest in the legacy of cuts and privatisation ushered in by successive imperialist governments, and has been rearing it's ugly head with increasing frequency in the media recently - but … Continue reading TTIP protests across Europe

Taking Action For Palestine

Earlier today activists from London Palestine Action bravely occupied UAV Engines in Shenstone, Staffordshire, owned by Elbit Systems (an Israeli company). UAV Engines produces parts for Israeli drones used in the massacre of Palestinian men, women, and children, as well as to destroy schools and hospitals in Gaza. A contingent from Red Youth are attending … Continue reading Taking Action For Palestine

RT report: Protest against media bias in war for public opinion over Syria

The following is taken from the article on Russia Today concerning protests aimed at exposing media bias against Syria in the war for public opinion. The New York Times’ website has been disabled for the second time in under a month, with the newspaper attributing the outage to a “malicious external attack” widely thought to … Continue reading RT report: Protest against media bias in war for public opinion over Syria

Communists demonstrate in Turkey against Syrian intervention

As thousands demonstrate regularly across Turkey, follow the stories on the youtube site of the TKP and the daily newspaper Sol. The TKP (Communist Party of Turkey) has organised a series of militant demonstrations opposing the arrival of patriot missiles and the escalation of Turkey's aggressive stance towards Syria these last few weeks. The photograph … Continue reading Communists demonstrate in Turkey against Syrian intervention