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Communist University Winter 2021 – videos now available on our YouTube channel

Session 1 – ‘The crisis in the United States and Prospects for the Left’ with Donald Parkinson from Cosmonaut magazine Session 2 – ‘System and hegemons – can relative decline be reversed?’ with Hillel Ticktin from Critique magazine Session 3 – ‘The continuing ethnic cleansing of Palestine’ with Author and Historian Ilan Pappé Session 4 Read more about Communist University Winter 2021 – videos now available on our YouTube channel[…]

New YouTube video: Jack Conrad – ‘The Revolutionary Jesus’

Jack Conrad was the founder editor of The Leninist, which was first published in November 1981. He has contributed numerous articles to the Weekly Worker and written a number of books and pamphlets, the latest being the second edition of ‘Fantastic reality‘, his book on Marxism and the politics of religion. For more videos from Read more about New YouTube video: Jack Conrad – ‘The Revolutionary Jesus’[…]

New YouTube video: Marc Mulholland – ‘Ireland’s conservative revolution’

Oxford University historian Dr Marc Mulholland speaks at the Sunday 14 December 2020 Online Communist Forum on the subject of ‘Ireland’s conservative revolution’ and whether or not we should describe the movement in the 1920s as a revolution or war. For more videos from the CPGB,  check out our YouTube page here And don’t forget to Read more about New YouTube video: Marc Mulholland – ‘Ireland’s conservative revolution’[…]

New YouTube video: Andrew Bonnell – The Mental World of the Pre-1914 SPD

Australian historian Andrew Bonnell speaks at the Sunday 22 November 2020 Online Communist Forum to introduce his newly published study, ‘Red Banners, Books and Beer Mugs: The Mental World of German Social Democrats, 1863-1914’. The hardback is available to buy on Amazon and an affordable paperback version will be published by Haymarket Books in Autumn Read more about New YouTube video: Andrew Bonnell – The Mental World of the Pre-1914 SPD[…]

Report on the November 15th joint meeting of CPGB and Labour Party Marxists

Originally published in WW1324 19.11.2020 which can be found here Our strategic orientation The meeting of CPGB and LPM comrades, which took place online on November 15, focused on two recent key events: the US elections; and the failure of Jeremy Corbyn and the official Labour left. The first item was introduced by comrade Mike Read more about Report on the November 15th joint meeting of CPGB and Labour Party Marxists[…]

New YouTube video: The US Elections and the crisis in the Democratic Socialists of America

In the run-up to the US Presidential Elections, American comrades Parker McQueeny and Jonah Martell of Cosmonaut Magazine addressed an Online Communist Forum co-organised by the CPGB and Labour Party Marxists For more videos from the CPGB,  check out our YouTube page here And don’t forget to tune in to all our upcoming events live, you Read more about New YouTube video: The US Elections and the crisis in the Democratic Socialists of America[…]

New YouTube video: Lars T Lih – The Bolshevik Path to Power

On the 103rd anniversary of the Russian Revolution, historian Lars T Lih outlines how the underlying strategic unity of the Bolsheviks marked them out as an organisation in 1917, allowing them to set the revolutionary agenda and take power in October For more videos from the CPGB,  check out our YouTube page here And don’t Read more about New YouTube video: Lars T Lih – The Bolshevik Path to Power[…]

First English translation: Zinoviev’s Halle speech

‘World revolution and the Third International’ Grigory Zinoviev’s speech to the pivotal Halle Congress of the Independent Social Democratic party of Germany on October 20 1920. To commemorate the centenary of Zinoviev’s speech we publish it in English online for the first time thanks to Ben Lewis. You can also find his corresponding Weekly Worker Read more about First English translation: Zinoviev’s Halle speech[…]

Report on the September 6 joint aggregate of CPGB and Labour Party Marxists

Originally published in WW1314 10.09.2020 which can be found here In close-quarter combat The September 6 joint aggregate of CPGB and Labour Party Marxists comrades discussed two items: first, the Labour Left Alliance and secondly the prospects for resuming printing the Weekly Worker in the near future. Clive Dean of LPM opened on the LLA’s August 22 Read more about Report on the September 6 joint aggregate of CPGB and Labour Party Marxists[…]