The Weekly paper of the New Communist Party of Britain
Week commencing 6th October 2017

Lead story

Tory fiasco conference

by Daphne Liddle

THERESA MAY began her keynote speech at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester this week with an apology for the calamitous election campaign she led earlier this year.

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Workers accuse McDonald’s of serious safety failings

WORKERS at the McDonald’s fast food chain have accused their employers of serious failings on health and safety issues according to a report in the Independent last week.

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Catalonia stands up

SPANISH riot police firing rubber bullets into the crowd. Civil Guardsmen seizing ballot boxes and clubbing people into the ground outside polling stations. Over a thousand civilians injured in clashes with the police in Barcelona and throughout the rest of Catalonia.

If this was in Democratic Korea, Cuba, Venezuela or anywhere else on the imperialist hate-list, the human rights gang would be up in arms calling for sanctions and intervention. If this was Iran or in any other country whose natural resources are coveted by the global capitalist corporations the imperialists would already be sending in guns and cash to those ready to fight for ‘regime change’ a la Libya and Syria.

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