- Category: Events
The 54th Congress of the Communist Party of Britain took place successfully last weekend, November 19-20. More than 100 full and consultative delegates and visitors participated in extensive debates and discussions.
The main resolution 'Block the Ruling Class Offensive and Win a Left-led Government' set out the party's analysis of the current national and international situation and its campaigning priorities for the coming period. A special session considered how to take forward the process of 'communist renewal', which seeks to enhance the party's recruitment, activitism, membership retention and political education.
- Category: Elections
Given the choice in the US presidential election between a neoliberal, banker-oriented, imperialist warmonger or Trump’s demagogic promises to regenerate industry, create jobs, end crime and 'drain the swamp' of corruption, nobody should be too surprised at the result, Bill Greenshields told the Communist Party of Britain's political committee on Wednesday evening (November 9).
- Category: EU & popular sovereignty
The democratic principle at stake in the European Union struggle is not parliamentary sovereignty but the sovereignty of the people, Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths told the party's executive committee at the weekend.
He was responding to last week's ruling by the High Court that the British government must consult MPs and peers before triggering negotiations to leave the EU.
- Category: Solidarity
The 18th international meeting of communist and workers' parties ended in Hanoi today (Monday, October 31) with 60 delegates visiting a giant clothing factory on the eastern outskirts of the Vietnamese capital.
- Category: Britain
On Saturday 29 October, the Communist Party launched in Truro the first ever Cornish translation of the Communist Manifesto, the 1848 work by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels. It was recently completed by Heather Penruth who worked on the text for three years. The meeting congratulated Heather for her vision and commitment in tackling this enormous task.