The Weekly paper of the New Communist Party of Britain
Week commencing 9th June 2017

Lead story

Get ready for the next election

by Daphne Liddle

THE ELECTION results are in; we have a hung parliament and Theresa May’s big gamble has turned into a fiasco for the Tories. The Tories remain the largest party in Parliament but they no longer have an overall majority.

Read the full story here >> Get ready for the next election

THE HSBC tower at Canary Wharf in east London is huge and very visible for miles around. There’s a lot of glass to polish, a lot of stairs to sweep and rubbish bins to empty. It’s one of London’s most prestigious addresses, home to HSBC, one of the world’s leading banks.

Read the full story here >> HSBC cleaners strike over job cuts


The real war against terror

THERE’S BEEN plenty of synthetic rage in the bourgeois media following the terror attack last weekend in London that followed so soon after the bombing in Manchester. Thankfully Tory efforts to exploit the situation by posing as the tribunes of ‘law and order’ and fascist attempts to whip up anti-Muslim hysteria have both failed.

The Muslim community has condemned the senseless slaughter allegedly carried out in their name, and working people know that when Tories talk about ‘law and order’ what they really mean is more oppression and more repressive laws.

Read the full editorial here >> The real war against terror