The Weekly paper of the New Communist Party of Britain
Week commencing 1st December 2017

Lead story

Zimbabwe calm

by our African Affairs correspondent

ZIMBABWE remains calm after the forced retirement of Robert Mugabe, the liberation leader who had ruled the country for 37 years until his overthrow by army chiefs in support of his former deputy two weeks ago. Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as the new president of Zimbabwe after a tumultuous month that started with his summary dismissal as deputy president on charges of disloyalty led by supporters of Mugabe’s much younger wife and her “Generation 40” faction within the ruling ZANU-PF party.

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19 million in Britain living below poverty the line

PRIME Minister Theresa May earlier this year claimed she was reaching out to families that were “just about managing” to get by. But there are millions more families now who are not managing at all, thanks to her policies.

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Another step for peace

THE New Communist Party of Britain (NCP) congratulates Democratic Korea (DPRK) on the successful test of their ballistic missile defence system this week. We salute the outstanding work of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK’s) scientists and workers who made this essential contribution to the DPRK’s defence possible. Strengthening the DPRK’s nuclear defence is an essential deterrent to US imperialism and its puppets that will guarantee peace throughout Asia and the rest of the world.

Donald Trump and his minions in Washington and the United Nations (UN) are predictably bleating about what the UN Secretary-General calls the “complete disregard for the united view of the international community”. But the bogus theory that only the imperialist powers have the right to possess nuclear weapons is only upheld by the imperialists themselves and those who seek to curry favour with them.

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