The Weekly paper of the New Communist Party of Britain
Week commencing 7th April 2017

Lead story

More fake news from NATO

by our Arab Affairs correspondent

NATO has stepped up its hate campaign with a new anti-Syrian resolution at the United Nations (UN) this week, following an alleged poison gas attack in rebel-held territory across the Turkish border that the imperialists claim was carried out by the Syrian air-force. But Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the proposed resolution was “unacceptable” and based on “totally fake information”.

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Anti-fascists hold the line in Westminster

by New Worker correspondent

HUNDREDS of anti-fascists from Unite Against Fascism (UAF) and Antifa gathered between the corner of Trafalgar Square and the top end of Northumberland Avenue last Saturday to block the route of two separate demonstrations organised by racist organisations: Britain First (BF) and the English Defence League (EDL).

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Labour and the local elections

LOCAL elections throughout Britain are just a month away and the ruling class is looking forward to being able to use the results as a lever to remove Jeremy Corbyn from the Labour leadership.

Powerful forces do not want Britain to leave the European Union. Theresa May has signed Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, formally initiating Britain’s exit negotiations. But these will be long and those powerful forces are relying on May to make a total dog’s breakfast of the negotiations so that a new referendum will become inevitable. And those forces want a reliable right-wing Labour leadership in position to manoeuvre Britain back into the EU when that happens.

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