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Harry Pollitt commemoration

A commemorative evening of discussion and reflection and to celebrate the contribution of Harry Pollitt will be held in Droylsden on Monday 24 November. For more information.

Pollitt was general secretary of the communist party through its formative years and made a critical contribution to the anti fascist war effort and the establishment of the second front. He remains one of the greatest builders of the modern labour movement.

A FORCE FOR SOCIALISM: a busy week for Cambridge communists

A key role in the Cambridge Union debate, 'Has capitalism failed?', a veterans breakfast, a public meeting to launch a campaign to raise a memorial to the International Brigaders who left the university to fight in Spain, two days of freshers fairs and the launch of two new pamphlets, has kept the Cambridge communist party on its toes.

Cambridge pamphlets are availble here.

Visit the Cambridge CP website here.

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  • Literary works cannot be taken over like factories, or literary forms of expression like industrial methods. Realist writing, of which history offers many widely varying examples, is likewise conditioned by the question of how, when and for what class it is made use of.
    Bertholt Brecht Playwright and Poet (1898-1956)
  • Capitalism increasingly produces ‘culture’ as it does other commodities regardless of social need or the social good. 'Popular culture’ is thereby turned into a commercial, conservative force that promotes ideas of selfishness, greed and individualism. Read More
    Britain's Road to Socialism Programme of the CP, 8th Edition
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