Over the May bank holiday weekend red youth participated in a weekend of discussion and debate on V I Lenin's text The State and Revolution with specific reference to Venezuela and the Bolivarian revolution. We were very pleased to be joined by two comrades from Venezuela; Marcos Garcia and Helena Menendez. In total, four sessions … Continue reading red youth solidarity with Venezuela
Over a period of five months preparations were made for the 8th Congress of the CPGB-ML. Branches, study circles and regional groups began to undertake the official preparatory work in June and delegates who were entitled to full rights were registered in accordance with the party rules. It was with pride that Red Youth had … Continue reading Red Youth play a central role in the 8th Congress of the CPGB-ML
On August 4 an attempt was made to assassinate the president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro, whilst he was delivering a speech at central Bolivar Avenue in Caracas to commemorate the 81st anniversary of the Bolivarian National Guard. Fortunately, the president was unharmed during the attempt, however seven security personnel were injured. Two drones installed with … Continue reading Message from President Nicolas Maduro
On Saturday 4 August an attempt on the life of President Maduro was made while he was delivering an address to the national guard and civilians on Bolívar Avenue, on the 81st Anniversary of the establishment of the Bolivarian National Guard of Venezuela. Two drones carrying explosives were reportedly shot down near the podium, prompting … Continue reading Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution!
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
Red Youth have organised and taken part in demonstrations in London, outside Downing street, and across the country over the last few days, to tell 'our' Prime Minister and the imperialist government she heads up, that British youth and British workers say NO TO HER WAR ON SYRIA! We don't buy her lies and propaganda! … Continue reading Hands off Syria!
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