The 2008 recession was and is one of the largest economic events of recent history, and has caused economic upheaval the world over, massive increases in levels of poverty and thousands of companies declaring bankruptcy, forcing their workers out of a job and spreading misery and despair. For young people, this event was particularly catastrophic: … Continue reading Starvation Through Abundance: The Bizarre Paradox of Crises of Capitalist Overproduction
On 19 September the National Front held a demonstration in Wigan against immigration and the recent refugee crisis. Prior to this demonstration their local organiser, Daniel Lewis, called for homosexuals to be gassed in response to the Manchester gay pride festival. The National Front was met by counter-protesters from parties such as the Communist Party … Continue reading No Pasaran in Wigan!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FsF91gBQcs Dan and Angela of Red Youth speak at the celebration of the Great October Socialist Revolution, shortly before heading up the Red Youth / CPGB-ML delegation to the world festival of Youth and Students in Quito, Ecuador, in December 2013. Speaking to a packed meeting at Saklatvala hall, in Southall, West London, they describe … Continue reading Red Youth speak at October Revolution Celebration
Unemployment in Britain is now over 2.5 million, with young people being especially hit; people under 25 account for about 40 percent of the unemployed and according to latest figures youth unemployment stands in excess of 1 million. Any day you visit the jobcentre it is literally bursting with people competing for jobs and the … Continue reading Unemployment and the fight back
Red Youth members, comrades of the Communist Party and others helped to spread the truth about the ongoing imperialist inspired intervention in Syria on Saturday in Manchester. Talking about the war waged by imperialism and its hangers-on in Syria was a good opportunity for engaging with people on the streets of Manchester about the wider … Continue reading Hands off Syria!