THE NEW WORKER

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


This is the last issue before the two-week summer break.

The next issue will be out on Friday 28th July.

Lead story

100,000 march for pay justice

by Daphne Liddle

ONE HUNDRED thousand protesters filled the streets of London last Saturday to demand an end to crushing austerity, an end to the public sector pay cap, an end to Tory rule, and justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire — a result of austerity cuts to building safety regulations.

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Forty Fighting Years!

by New Worker correspondent

FORTY YEARS is a long time in anyone’s book. For a Party that some said would only last six weeks it’s an immense achievement said Andy Brooks at the New Communist Party’s (NCP’s) foundation day celebration at the historic Marx Memorial Library in London last weekend. The NCP leader paid tribute to all the effort, sacrifice and hardship that comrades had endured to ensure the survival of the Party over the years, during the formal part of the commemoration on Sunday.

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Editorial

Crisis in Korea

THE DEMOCRATIC People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) demonstrated its nuclear prowess on 4th July this week with the successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the American mainland. The DPRK leader, Kim Jong Un, clearly chose Independence Day to make the point to America’s ruling circles who are playing with fire on the Korean peninsula.

Donald Trump responded with yet another of his incomprehensible Tweets while his chief minion, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, threatens to impose more sanctions on Democratic Korea and those that trade with the north, and the chief American general in the occupied south claimed that only “self-restraint” was keeping the United States and south Korea from going to war over the missiles that the US imperialists claim are a direct threat to themselves and their regional lackeys. But who is threatening whom?

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