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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[…]

OCF 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 OCF video – ‘The Anthropology of David Graeber’ with Chris Knight[…]

OCF video – ‘The Netherlands: the Struggle for Marxism in the Socialist Party’ with Emil and Agata

Agata and Emil, Marxist activists in the Socialist Party in the Netherlands, address the January 17 2021 Online Communist Forum about the recent crisis that has engulfed the party. This crisis has followed from the expulsion of mainly younger and critical members, as well as the party leadership’s removal of funding for ROOD, the party’s Read more about OCF video – ‘The Netherlands: the Struggle for Marxism in the Socialist Party’ with Emil and Agata[…]

Report of Communist University Winter 2021

This report was originally published in WW1330, which can be found here Open and honest debate Last weekend saw the first Winter Communist University, conducted under the broad heading, ‘After the US presidential election: consequences and considerations’. The CPGB’s Communist University has been a regular feature of the leftwing summer for more than 30 years, Read more about Report of Communist University Winter 2021[…]

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[…]

OCF video – ‘The Revolutionary Jesus’ with Jack Conrad

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 OCF video – ‘The Revolutionary Jesus’ with Jack Conrad[…]

OCF video – ‘Ireland’s conservative revolution’ with Marc Mulholland

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 OCF video – ‘Ireland’s conservative revolution’ with Marc Mulholland[…]

OCF video – ‘The Mental World of the Pre-1914 SPD’ with Andrew Bonnell

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 OCF video – ‘The Mental World of the Pre-1914 SPD’ with Andrew Bonnell[…]

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

The November 15 2020 CPGB aggregate included CPGB members as well as non voting guests and LPM comrades. This report was originally published in WW1324, 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 Read more about Report on the November 15 joint meeting of CPGB and Labour Party Marxists[…]

OCF video – ‘The US Elections and the crisis in the Democratic Socialists of America’ with Parker McQueeny and Jonah Martell

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 OCF video – ‘The US Elections and the crisis in the Democratic Socialists of America’ with Parker McQueeny and Jonah Martell[…]