COMMUNISTS MEET IN BRUSSELS: Greek sponsored conference allows exchange of experience of the economic crisis and campaign aims

Communists from right across Europe including Russia, Portugal, Ireland and Britain met in Brussels, at the invitation of the Greek CP, to analyse  the nature of the capitalist crisis and discuss plans for campaigns for an alternative. Read on for the speech of CP general secretary Robert Griffiths.

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JOHN HAYLETT IN THE STAR: Moving in the right direction?

Recent global media attention has concentrated, rightly, on the valiant efforts of Egypt's people to free themselves from the Mubarak dictatorship. However events at the other tip of the African continent also merit study following South African President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address on Thursday evening writes John Haylett in the Morning Star.

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