The Easter Uprising & the October Revolution

Gerry MacLochlainn, prominent Irish Republican, relates the significance of the 1916 Easter uprising, in Dublin, Ireland, that was a pivotal moment in the struggle of the Irish people for independence from British imperialism. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvVAKv7CABQ Speaking in Saklatvala Hall, Southall, at a meeting of the CPGB-ML to celebrate the 99th anniversary of the October Revolution, Gerry … Continue reading The Easter Uprising & the October Revolution

Birmingham: CPGB-ML, IWA, and SLP remember Comrade Fidel Castro

On Sunday, December 4th, comrades from the Communist Party of Great Britain – Marxist Leninist (CPGB-ML), the Indian Workers’ Association (IWA), and the Socialist Labour Party (SLP) held a meeting to remember the Cuban Revolutionary, Fidel Castro, and his contribution to the betterment of working people in Cuba and around the world. Two speakers, Paul (CPGB-ML) … Continue reading Birmingham: CPGB-ML, IWA, and SLP remember Comrade Fidel Castro

Laos, Vietnam, and the October Revolution

Comrade Sayakane Sisouvong, Laos’ Ambassador to the UK, spoke movingly of the electrifying effect that the October Revolution and Soviet Socialism - the first durable workers' republic - had on the colonised peoples of southeast Asia, including the people of Laos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mStxK9gnD9A "Socialist ideology only became influential in our country after WW2. But since then, our … Continue reading Laos, Vietnam, and the October Revolution

Cuba is Socialist – and so we will be!

Cuban ambassador to the UK, Comrade Teresita Vicente, speaks powerfully at the CPGB-ML meeting to celebrate the 99th anniversary of the Great Socialist October Revolution held in Saklatvala Hall, Southall, West London on 5th November 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2Lt97HdAks Her full speech is now available to view in this video. Please watch and listen carefully to her words, … Continue reading Cuba is Socialist – and so we will be!

Ghadar! Mutiny! India’s liberation struggle

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2SKttFdM2A Contrary to the mainstream narrative, it was neither Ghandi nor Jinnah who liberated india. Harpal Brar, author of 'Inquilab Zindabad! India's liberation struggle', gives an inspiring and eye-opening introduction to the true history of India's Liberation from British colonial rule. Harpal outlines the rise of the Ghadar Party - named after the 1857 war … Continue reading Ghadar! Mutiny! India’s liberation struggle

Stalin’s significance today – Red Youth Corinne

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XapASGT2i9w Corinne from Red Youth and the CPGB-ML talks at the Februray 2016 annual general meeting of the Stalin Society in London. She asks - who was Stalin? What role did he play in the formation of the world’s fist socialist country - the USSR - and the building and defence of socialism? What lasting … Continue reading Stalin’s significance today – Red Youth Corinne

What does Stalin mean today? Part One

Comrades from Red Youth yesterday gave a presentation to the Stalin Society, discussing what the vital lessons of the Russian revolution, Stalin's role in building socialism, and what it means to us today. The presentation by comrade Corinne is reproduced below. Before I express what Stalin means to me, I would first like to discuss … Continue reading What does Stalin mean today? Part One

Glasgow and Birmingham meetings remember socialist victory over fascism

As part of the ongoing work this year to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory over fascism, the CPGB-ML and Red Youth organised two well attended party functions in Glasgow and Birmingham at which Party Chairman Harpal Brar gave his presentation on the subject. Both functions were chaired by young cadres of the Party. … Continue reading Glasgow and Birmingham meetings remember socialist victory over fascism

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

Is Scotland a Nation? Inform your opinion!

On 18th September 2014 the people of Scotland will vote in a referendum to decide whether they will remain part of the Great British Nation. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPNwl6tcjxo Read "THE NATIONAL QUESTION IN SCOTLAND" here: http://www.lalkar.org/issues/contents/sep2012/scotland.html It is undeniable that the Scots have a Scottish Culture and national consciousness - but it is our contention that the … Continue reading Is Scotland a Nation? Inform your opinion!