The Weekly paper of the New Communist Party of Britain
Week commencing 16th December 2016

Lead story

Rescuing Labour from Blairism

by Daphne Liddle

THE NEW Communist Party has always recognised that, despite its reformist policies, the Labour Party is a structure created by the working class, in particular by the trade unions, making it a mass party of the working class that no serious socialist or communist can dismiss or ignore. To do so would be to isolate ourselves from the organised working class in Britain.

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Unions put Grayling under pressure

TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling is struggling to save his political career as joint action by rail unions ASLEF and RMT has brought Southern Rail to a standstill and forced its parent company Govia Thameslink Rail (GTR) back to the negotiating table, after two failed attempts in the courts to get the strikes declared illegal.

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European communists and the European Union

NEW Communist Party leader Andy Brooks took part in an international seminar on the European Union (EU) organised by the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) in Athens last weekend. The EU and the other imperialist unions a century after Lenin’s work On the Slogan for a United States of Europe was the theme of the seminar, called by the European Communist Initiative — the liaison committee of European communist and workers parties founded in 2013 to co-ordinate communist work across the continent.

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Freedom for Aleppo!

THERE’S BEEN much wailing in the temples of bourgeois power over the liberation of Aleppo this week. But the bleats of reactionary politicians and their media gurus have been drowned by the cheers of the Syrian people who took to the streets of Aleppo and Damascus to celebrate the defeat of the ISIS and Al Qaeda gangs that had held part of the biggest city in the country in their thrall for over four years.

The fall of Palmyra to ISIS, no doubt assisted by the same US forces that claim to be fighting them in Iraq, shows that these sectarian Muslim brotherhoods will still keep up the fight as long as the money and arms keep flowing in from the imperialists and their feudal Arab and Zionist lackeys in the region.

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