Next OCF – ‘A week in politics’

Sunday April 18, 5pm ‘A week in politics’ Political report and discussion from CPGB’s Provisional Central Committee   For further information or the Zoom links to future sessions, please email Stan Keable at secretary@labourpartymarxists.org.uk For more events by the CPGB, check out our events page here Videos of our previous ‘Special OCFs’ can be found on our YouTube channel and all Read more about Next OCF – ‘A week in politics’[…]

Communist University Spring 2021 (UPDATED timetable)

‘Coups, putsches and revolutions’ Friday April 30 – Monday May 3   Friday 7pm: Mussolini’s March on Rome – glorious myth and sordid reality Speaker: David Broder Register here Saturday 10am: Hitler’s beer hall putsch – a dress rehearsal for 1933? Speaker to be confirmed Register here 2pm: Louis Bonaparte’s 1851 self-coup: the army, universal suffrage and referenda Speaker: Read more about Communist University Spring 2021 (UPDATED timetable)[…]

New YouTube video – ‘German Communism and the March Action of 1921’ With Ben Lewis

This week marks the centenary of the German Communist Party’s fateful ‘March Action’, which led to around one hundred deaths, the arrest of thousands of working-class militants and around 100,000 people resigning from the party. To mark the anniversary, Ben Lewis spoke at a special Online Communist Forum dedicated to the issue. To read Paul Read more about New YouTube video – ‘German Communism and the March Action of 1921’ With Ben Lewis[…]

Video – ‘NEP, the banning of factions and Kronstadt – the turning point in the Russian Revolution?’ With Mike Macnair

Mike Macnair addresses the 7 March Online Communist Forum. Mike Macnair is a member of the Provisional Central Committee of the CPGB and is also a prolific writer for the Weekly Worker, you can find his may articles on the WW archive. He is the author of the book Revolutionary Strategy (2008) which is available Read more about Video – ‘NEP, the banning of factions and Kronstadt – the turning point in the Russian Revolution?’ With Mike Macnair[…]

Video – ‘The Misuses of Antonio Gramsci’ with David Broder

Jacobin’s Europe Editor David Broder addresses the Online Communist Forum on Sunday February 21 2021. For more from David Broder, you can find his recent articles in the Weekly Worker here You can find more videos from the CPGB on our YouTube page here And don’t forget to tune in to all our upcoming events live, you Read more about Video – ‘The Misuses of Antonio Gramsci’ with David Broder[…]

Video – ‘50 years since Siakhal, 42 years since the Iranian Revolution’ organised by Hands Off the People of Iran

This is the video of a Webinar organised by Hands Off the People of Iran to commemorate two significant events in modern Iranian history. The speakers are Yassamine Mather and Hamed Sheibani. For more Marxist analysis of Iran and the Middle East from Yassamine mather, see her recent articles in the Weekly Worker here Hands Read more about Video – ‘50 years since Siakhal, 42 years since the Iranian Revolution’ organised by Hands Off the People of Iran[…]

Report on the January 23 joint meeting of CPGB and Labour Party Marxists

The January 23 2021 CPGB aggregate included CPGB members as well as non voting guests and LPM comrades. This report was originally published in WW1332, which can be found here Honing and updating January 23 saw the first online aggregate of 2021, attended by members and supporters of the Communist Party of Great Britain and Read more about Report on the January 23 joint meeting of CPGB and Labour Party Marxists[…]

Video – ‘The Anthropology of David Graeber’ with Chris Knight

Chris Knight addresses the Online Communist Forum on January 24 2021 on the anthropology of the late David Graeber (1959-2020). Chris Knight is a British anthropologist and high-profile political activist. He became a lecturer in anthropology at the University of East London in 1989 and a professor at the same institution in 2000. Knight is a Read more about Video – ‘The Anthropology of David Graeber’ with Chris Knight[…]