24 | 02 | 2020

Morning StarTHE Tories appear to be in something of a panic. Talk of a landslide has been abandoned. Their election strategists are at each other’s throats over the humiliating U-turn on “social care” while their cynical attempt to exploit the Manchester bombing has done little except expose the bankruptcy of negative campaigning.

Now, in a final show of desperation, they are planning to give Boris Johnson — Britain’s answer to Donald Trump — a top billing in the final stages of the campaign.

Last week the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) condemned both Labour and the Conservatives for failing to meet the costs of their manifesto promises.

The IFS’s case against Labour is twofold. They doubt whether...

International Workers DayAS we approach May Day this year, the struggle of workers both within Britain and internationally is clearly intensifying.

Roger Sutton is organiser of the London May Day Organising Committee. For more information visit www.londonmayday.org.

With threats to world peace growing, along with the increasing dominance of the economic system with massive multinational companies at its heart, workers...

Stop the War CoalitionStop the War condemns the attacks at Westminster today. There can be no justification for the attacks on ordinary people in the street and those working in or providing security in the palace of Westminster. Our thoughts are with all those killed, injured or caught up in the incident.

The police have said that they have designated this as a terrorist attack, and it shares some of the features of...

Communist Party of Britain THE world is entering its most dangerous phase since imperialism proclaimed eternal victory over the Soviet Union and socialism in the early 1990s.

People everywhere were promised a New World Order of peace, disarmament, democracy and social justice. Instead, capitalism’s general crisis has reasserted itself in two decades of war, genocide, repression, mass migration, economic and...

wftuThe World Federation of Trade Unions salutes the transport workers in the London Underground in their struggle for the satisfaction of their fair demands and congratulates its affiliate, the RMT Britain, for organizing a 5 day strike in Southern Rail.

The Railway Workers in Southern Rail are struggling to protect their jobs and the security of the workers and passengers. We call all WFTU...

Communist Party of BritainThe general secretary of Britain’s communists has written to his Labour counterpart to dismiss false reports that the Communist Party is infiltrating the Labour Party. This is the text of his letter:

to: Iain McNicol, General Secretary, Labour Party

Dear Mr McNicol,

According to reports in the Guardian and other media outlets today, Labour Party staff have produced a research paper which...

The vote on Thursday to leave the European Union is a historic decision. Our country has been a member for 43 years -half the people of this country cannot remember ever not being a member of the European Union.

We are in a new world and now there will be at least two years of discussions and negotiations before we are no longer members.

We must make sure that those negotiations deliver the...

Portuguese Communist PartyThe victory of the exit from the European Union in the referendum held in the United Kingdom is an event of tremendous political magnitude for the people of the United Kingdom and also for the peoples of Europe.

It represents a far-reaching change in the process of capitalist integration in Europe and a new threshold of struggle for those who have, for decades, fought against the European Union...

Communist Party of GreeceThe result of Britain's referendum demonstrates the increasing discontent of the working class and popular forces towards the EU and its anti-people policies. However these forces must disentangle themselves from the choices of sections and political forces of the bourgeoisie and acquire radical and anti-capitalist characteristics. The result records the dissipation of the expectations...

Communist Party of BritainCommunist Party of Britain

The referendum result represents a huge and potentially disorientating blow to the ruling capitalist class in Britain, its hired politicians and its imperialist allies in the EU, the USA, IMF and NATO.

The people have spoken and popular...

Communist Party of BritainCommunist Party of BritainCommunist Party chair Liz Payne has criticised EU supporters in the labour movement for »talking as though the working class are passive victims who rely on a bountiful EU for their rights«.

»Our trade unions and Labour governments fought for the right to join a union, collective bargaining, the right to strike, equal pay, maternity rights and health and safety at work - they...

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