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WATCH THIS: Vanessa Beeley on the liberation of Aleppo (Proletarian TV, March 2017)
READ THIS: President Trump -- a loose cannon on the imperialist deck (Lalkar, March 2017)
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EVENT: LONDON: British Revolutionary History: The Chartists: Sunday 23 April, 2.00pm

Come and hear Deborah Fox of the Stalin Society discussing this pivotal moment in the development of the British working-class movement.    More details

The Irish liberation struggle continues
Gerry Adams pays tribute to Martin McGuinness; Gerry MacLochlainn on the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.
Proletarian: April/May edition online

Proletarian, issue 77 TOP STORIES

Martin McGuinness: 1950-2017

Cloak and dagger: the operation to kill the NHS

Editorial: Brexit moves ahead

Syria: Palmyra liberated

Education under attack

Stoke and Copeland byelections deepen Labour’s disarray

Birmingham council in financial crisis

Rail blockade: a disastrous own goal for Ukrainian junta

Destruction of the Amazon rainforest -- a symptom of capitalism

Newsflash: Bourgeoisie still dislikes socialism

Proletarian, issue 77 >>

Save our NHS!
Dr Brar on the doctors' struggle and NHS privatisation; Dr Bob Gill on the case of NHS whilstleblower Chris Day.

Save our NHSBy 2018 Britain’s annual PFI repayment will reach a staggering £10.1bn, as we are forced to repay up to 12 times the initial sums 'loaned'. This usury is quite literally costing lives, and scrapping it could save the NHS, yet none of our ministers will be persuaded to ‘see sense’: servicing capital is their goal, not safeguarding our health.    Read the leaflet

Cloak and dagger: the operation to kill the NHS

No to the new doctors’ contract; save our NHS! (Proletarian, June 2016)

Connection between the junior doctors' contract and NHS privatisation (Proletarian, Dec 2015)

Cuban life indicators continue to rise (Proletarian, February 2014)

How do we defend the NHS? (Proletarian, December 2013)

NHS: death by a thousand cuts (Proletarian, February 2013)

Last chance to save the NHS (Proletarian, February 2012)

End in sight for National Health Service (Proletarian, August 2006)
Missed a meeting? Catch up on Proletarian Radio
Vanessa Beeley on the liberation of Aleppo; Dr Bob Gill on the privatisation of the NHS.
Trump ... the loose cannon on the imperialist deck

Trump ... the loose cannon on the imperialist deckThe imperialists are working overtime to manipulate public outrage at Trump’s every act, and he is indeed a nasty piece of work, but it is clear that that is not the reason for their rage. Most ordinary decent people may care about racism, sexism and human rights, but these are not priorities for capitalism. Many of those crying foul at Trump’s racist ‘muslim ban’ were happy for those same people to be bombed in their thousands on a daily basis in their countries of origin. The hypocrisy is staggering.    Read the leaflet

Trump’s victory: another blow at imperialism (Proletarian, December 2016)

The rise of Donald Trump: a revolt against the US establishment (Proletarian, April 2016)

The US election hacking scandal (Proletarian, February 2017)

The latest attack on RT News (Lalkar, January 2017)

The Bernie Sanders phenomenon -- a revolt against the elite (Lalkar, May 2016)

Farewell Comrade Fidel. Eternal glory to you!

Fidel Castro RuzFidel Castro gave his life to the service of his people; his was indeed a life well lived. Nobody expected tiny Cuba to survive after the collapse of the USSR, and it is to the undying credit of Comrade Fidel, the Communist Party of Cuba and the Cuban masses that they held firm through all the difficulties of those days. Despite the setbacks our movement has suffered in recent decades, Cuba and its socialist example continue to light a beacon for Latin America and the oppressed world, assuring us of the correctness of our cause and the bright future that awaits humanity when imperialism is finally defeated.    Read the obituary    Read the leaflet

50 years of the Cuban revolution (Proletarian, December 2008)

Remembering Comrade Fidel: Birmingham IWA meeting (Proletarian Radio, December 2016)

Fidel Castro dies, but the Cuban revolution marches forward! (Red Youth, November 2016)

SWP: Comrade Fidel's passing another opportunity to slander socialism (Prol, Dec 2016)

50th anniversary of the Cuban revolution (Proletarian TV, January 2009)

Hasta la victoria siempre, Fidel; el pueblo, unido, jamás será vencido!
The Angolan ambassador speaks movingly about Cuba's selfless contribution to Angola's liberation struggle, and the Cuban ambassador explains the Soviet Union's inspiration of and contribution to Cuba's revolution and building of socialism.
Yes to Brexit; No to xenophobia

Yes to Brexit; No to xenophobiaThe recent Brexit vote delivered a splendid blow by workers against British imperialism. Unfortunately, many of those who voted for it were influenced by the cancerous xenophobia that presently affects some sections of the British proletariat. This nasty and highly-publicised aspect of the Brexit campaign led many decent people to vote to remain in the EU, simply to avoid being tainted by association. In doing so, however, they were associating with an even greater evil -- the murderous, warmongering, exploitative, oppressive -- and, indeed, xenophobic -- interests of imperialism.    Read the leaflet

After Brexit: what next? (Proletarian, August 2016)

After Brexit: Harpal Brar on the referendum aftermath (Proletarian TV, August 2016)

The Scottish response to Brexit (Proletarian, August 2016)

Industry matters: TUC touts for the EU (Proletarian, April 2016)

Industry matters: Unite says no to Brexit (Proletarian, June 2016)

Could Corbyn cure the crisis?

Jez We Can poster expresses the hope of Jeremby Corbyn's supportersThe election of Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour party brought with it a great surge of hope to all those who still believe that if only Labour can get ‘back to its roots’ and win an election on a left-social-democratic platform, the problems of crisis and war can be tackled fairly; that by taxing the rich more effectively and refusing to launch imperialist wars, the government could balance its books and bring back the fast-diminishing welfare state; and that the People’s Assembly is right when it asserts that “austerity is a political choice, not a necessity”. But this view is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of the world in which we live ...    Read the leaflet

Labour in crisis over Europe (Lalkar, March 2017)

Jeremy Corbyn re-elected -- Labour’s war set to continue (Proletarian, October 2016)

Corbyn's attempts to reform the Labour party rebound (Proletarian, December 2015)

The Labour leadership contest and the rise of Jeremy Corbyn (Lalkar, September 2015)

Book: Social Democracy -- the Enemy Within (H Brar, 1995)

Why it was right to vote Leave in the referendum on 23 June
Comrades Harpal Brar and Ella Rule make the working-class case for a Brexit vote.
STATEMENT: Britain out of Syria; Victory to Assad!

Victory to the Syrian Arab Republic!British workers need to understand that, unlike the Nato invaders, Russia was invited by Syria's popular government to support its army and people. Russia is wanted in Syria; it is trusted by Syrians. Russia is helping target all terrorist groups that are attacking Syria's people and trying to overthrow their elected government; Nato targets only those it cannot control. Russia is invested in the national independence of a free, secular, sovereign Syria; Nato wishes to destroy all vestiges of Syrian independence.    Read the statement

Progress towards final victory for the Syrian people (Lalkar, March 2017)

Aleppo doctor demolishes propaganda and media warmongering (Lalkar, July 2016)

Paris terror attacks: proof that we need to overthrow imperialism (Statement, Nov 2015)

Editorial: Russia backs the Syrian people (Proletarian, October 2015)

The US is bombing the Syrian and Iraqi people, not the Islamic State (Statement, Oct 2014)

The media war on Syria: how it misleads honest activists (Lalkar, Nov 2013)

Defeat the murderous imperialist war against the Syrian people! (Statement, August 2013)

Stop the War Coalition ten years on (Red Youth blog, February 2013)

World War One book cover PAMPHLET: World War One: An Interimperialist War to Redivide the World

The first world war was fought by the major imperialist powers in order to determine which powerful countries should control which portions of the world as colonies and spheres of influence, and the heavy price of their forceful redivision was paid by the workers and peasants of Europe and the colonies in blood. The people's revolutionary anger was pivotal in bringing about the Easter Rising in Ireland and led to the success of the October socialist revolution in Russia and the former Russian colonies.

Today, our imperialist rulers are working hard to deceive us about both the causes and consequences of WW1; their hired hacks are proving afresh the observation of Frederick Engels that the 'best-paid historiography is that which is best falsified for the purposes of the bourgeoisie'. If we wish to stop the next world war, we must avoid the traps being set for us by the professional liars. The lessons that we learn will have a direct impact on the success of our fight for socialism in the 21st century.    More info

VIDEO: Harpal Brar and Ella Rule introduce the new book (Proletarian TV, October 2015)

Who is to blame for the refugee crisis?

Refugees welcome: no-one is illegalIn a perverse twist, politicians, supported by the media, are now starting to use the refugee crisis to step up their open aggression in Syria. Just as IS, which was itself built up by western imperialism and its allies in the first place, was used as an excuse for direct attacks, certain politicians and commentators have started arguing that the best way to help the refugees is to drop even more bombs on Syria!    Read the statement     Read the full article

The refugee crisis in Calais (Lalkar, September 2015)

Behind the tragedy of the Libyan boat people (Lalkar, March 2015)

CPGB-ML congress calls for an end to immigration control (Proletarian, August 2008)

Book: Capitalism and Immigration (H Brar, 2009)

It's not a Labour government we need, it's a strong communist organisation!

Labour Tory same old story ... Join the class struggle!How is it possible that our rulers have fooled so many of us so effectively? How is it that, despite the hideous consequences of austerity taking effect amongst Britain's most vulnerable workers, and despite the unpopularity of the cuts, so many workers were convinced that voting Tory, Ukip, LibDem, SNP or Labour was the right thing to do?    Read the leaflet

Election circus over, the class struggle continues (Proletarian, June 2015)

General election results: the Scottish context (Proletarian, June 2015)

Social Democracy -- the Enemy Within (H Brar, 1995)

We Are Many: new film prettifies mis-leaders of the anti-war movement (Prol, June 2015)

UKIP, xenophobia and the upcoming general election (Lalkar, January 2015)

Scottish nationalism: weakening the working-class movement (Proletarian, August 2011)

Want to know what's really going on in the world? Get the truth from Proletarian TV
War in Ukraine; colour revolutions ... don't believe the corporate media lies!
LEAFLET: Britain out of Nato; Nato out of the Donbass!

Donetsk and Soviet flags adorn a self-defence force armoured vehicleCameron may derive a false sense of security from sheltering under Obama's wing, but the reality is that imperialism is taking the British people into the most direct confrontation with Russia since 14 imperialist armies were pitted against the fledgling Soviet Republic in 1919.    Read the leaflet

Provocation against Donbass backfires (Lalkar, March 2017)

Solidarity: We need an truly anti-imperialist anti-war movement (Blog, October 2015)

Stepan Bandera -- the Ukrainian fascists' 'hero' (Proletarian, April 2015)

Understanding sanctions as a means of economic warfare (Proletarian, October 2014)

We did not go to war, the war came to us (Interview,, August 2014)

"Ukraine Nazis selling safari tours to kill separatists" (Interview,, August 2014)

Ukraine referenda: the people speak (Proletarian, June 2014)

Crimea goes home (Proletarian, April 2014)

Scottish nationalism: weakening the working-class movement

Workers carry a banner with the slogan Workers united will never be defeatedThe lessons from science and from history are clear. We support the independence movements of the oppressed nations because that weakens imperialism and enables workers to unite on the basis of equality. Scotland is neither a separate nation nor is it oppressed.

Therefore to support Scottish nationalism is to divide the working class for no good reason. The coming anti-capitalist struggles will be hard enough; we have no business making them even harder by allowing ourselves to be corralled into smaller and smaller groups.
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The national question in Scotland (Lalkar, September 2012)

Scotland: a part of the British nation (Proletarian, December 2012)

Marxism and the National Question (JV Stalin, May 1913)

Gaza under attack -- organise your resistance!
Media lies are facilitating the genocide in Palestine. Educate yourself and others.
LEAFLET: Stand with Gaza ... Join the axis of resistance!

Palestine shall win by LatuffWe are not only consumers but workers. Our media unions have the power to organise their members to refuse to write, publish or broadcast war propaganda. We have a duty to remind the public of the Nuremberg ruling that the creation of such propaganda is itself a war crime.

Our manufacturing unions need to back us up so that those who are making munitions for Israel can refuse to carry out such work. Those of us who provide any goods or services to Israel and to the settlements should be empowered to withdraw our labour-power from such work and explain exactly why we are doing so to the British public.    Read the leaflet

What does the UN resolution on Palestinian statehood mean? (Lalkar, January 2015)

In-depth analysis: Stand with Gaza (Proletarian, August 2014)

Resistance is the key to defeating zionism (joti2gaza, July 2014)

Resistance to oppression is a UN-recognised human right (joti2gaza, August 2014)

PSC: Palestine Safety-valve Committee? (Proletarian, February 2013)

No justice for the Gaza protestors (Proletarian, August 2010)

LEAFLET: Disband the neo-Nazi Nato alliance!

Not a single home or building was left intact after the Nato nazis had finished bombing Sirte in LibyaIt is clear that US imperialism dreams of subjugating Russia, overwhelming the People's Republic of China and achieving world domination. It is equally clear that it will ultimately be no more successful than were the original Hitlerites

We workers in the imperialist countries have a duty to fight for the disbandment of this predatory, warmongering neo-Nazi alliance, which brings death, destruction and misery to our brothers and sisters all over the world.    Read the leaflet    Read the full article

US -- the worst torturer and violator of human rights (Lalkar, January 2015)

Ground the drones; no cooperation with British war crimes! (Lalkar, May 2013)

Afghanistan: In imperialism's bloody wake (Proletarian, August 2014)

Ethnic cleansing in Nato's 'new' Libya (Proletarian, December 2011)

Nato's Predatory War Against Yugoslavia (Book, March 2009)

Libya: a media war (Proletarian TV, October 2011)

LEAFLET: Workers have the power to end this crisis!

Greek communists occupy the Acropolis in Athens and call upon European workers to rise upSocial democrats -- Labour and all those who ask us to put our faith in it -- are passionately attached to the idea that monopoly capital can somehow be 'fixed'. All the groups popping up to declare themselves as 'people's assemblies' pledged to 'unite the resistance' in an 'anti-cuts alliance' behind a 'network of shop stewards' have one common trait: they are all desperate to persuade workers that capitalism can be reformed by mass protest; desperate to stop us from learning Marxist science, taking a revolutionary path and abolishing the system that is at the root of all our problems.    Read the leaflet

Time to face it: capitalism must go! (Leaflet, March 2013)

Save the Children issue new report: hunger = illiteracy (Red Youth blog, May 2013)

Editorial: Obscene levels of poverty and wealth (Proletarian, August 2012)

Red Youth: Who stole our future? (Leaflet, October 2011)

Speech: Join the struggle! (Proletarian TV, August 2011)

The economics of capitalist imperialism
Capitalism vs socialiam. A no-brainer, surely??
LEAFLET: No cooperation with capitalist austerity!

Protestor's placard reads: 'Stop evictions'. Locksmiths and firefighters have refused to cooperate with evictions in SpainOur rulers have made it clear what their plan is: they hope to pass the burden of their latest crisis onto the backs of working people through austerity and war, saving their fortunes and their system at our expense. They do not care what catastrophic effects their self-preservation strategies have on the planet or the masses of humanity.

It is time for Britain's workers to make an alternative plan. If we want to stop this assault, we must stop expecting the minions of the capitalist state to deliver justice and get organised to claim what is rightfully ours.    Read the leaflet    Read the full article

'Regeneration': a racket to destroy London's social housing (Lalkar, March 2017)

HSBC -- the banksters' bank (Lalkar, March 2015)

The destruction of legal aid is an attack on workers' rights (Proletarian, February 2014)

Cuts, floods and climate change (Proletarian, February 2014)

Capitalism, wages and exploitation (Proletarian, August 2013)

Speech: Join the struggle (Proletarian TV, August 2011)

Understand your past so you can fight for your future!
Where did class society come from? What is the state? Why do we need a revolution?
The CPGB-ML is fighting for communism -- the future that works!
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Women hold up half the sky
Not a single great movement of the oppressed has been able to do without the participation of working women!
Women's liberation will only be achieved under socialism

Poster for the Chinese film Red Detachment of WomenWhere does women's oppression come from? How can we end it? As the crisis deepens, the situation of women is becoming worse and not better. Women are disproportionately affected by cuts and unemployment, while the rights of working women with caring responsibilities are once more being openly attacked by employers who demand 'flexibility' above all else.

Women hold up half the sky (Proletarian, April 2014)

VIDEO: Early feminism: bourgeois and proletarian (Proletarian TV, March 2014)

One hundred years of International Women's Day (Proletarian, February 2011)

Made in Dagenham (film review) (Proletarian, February 2011)

Striking a Light, the Bryant and May Matchwomen (book review) (Proletarian, June 2011)

Claudia Jones, Communist (Pamphlet, April 2015)

Revolutionary women: From Constance Markiewicz to Valentina Tereshkova (R Youth, Mar 14)

Why should you be celebrating International Women's Day? (Red Youth, March 2014)

Cutting out the lies about north Korea
CPGB-ML member Keith Bennett talks to George Galloway, and the Korean ambassador talks to the CPGB-ML
STATEMENT: The US is stoking the flames of war in Korea

Top: Anti-war poster slogan reads: No more war, US out of Korea. Bottom: Che Guevara was a great admirer of Kim Il Sung and socialist KoreaIn the context of the latest US-led military exercises, more and more deadly military equipment is being poured into the Korean tinderbox. Three warships are gathering in the waters just off Korea's coast, and thousands of US soldiers are engaged in full-scale dress-rehearsal for a nuclear war.

Meanwhile, nuclear-capable US B-52 bombers have been practising bombing raids over Korea, awaking memories among the people of the DPRK of how every town and city in their country was flattened by US carpet-bombing raids in the genocidal war of 1950-53. Four million Koreans were killed as a result of imperialism's barbaric assault on their country.   
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'Symbiotic relationship between Hollywood and US military/state dpt' (Lalkar, Jan 2015)

Korea: front line between socialism and imperialism (Proletarian, February 2014)

US imperialism threatens war in Korea and targets China (Lalkar, May 2013)

VIDEO: Juche in Britain and Korea (Proletarian TV, July 2012)

VIDEO: Kim Jong Il - a revolutionary life (Proletarian TV, February 2013)

VIDEO: North Korea - reality check! (Proletarian TV, November 2010)

About the CPGB-ML

An understanding of society (theory) and a way of uniting to change it (organisation) are the two things that we need to make a socialist revolution. Ordinary people in Britain have everything to gain by getting involved in this process sooner rather than later. This world isn't working for us and we deserve better!

Not only do we need to campaign against the bad conditions and lack of prospects for working-class people in Britain today, but we need to work for a completely different type of society -- one where people's needs decide everything.

So many problems face this world: environmental catastrophe, poverty, disease, racism and war. They'll never be solved while capitalism remains, but they could all be sorted if society was set up for the benefit of the majority rather than the private gain of a few billionaires.

Our party is different because we consistently apply Marxist science to all areas of our work, and we're not scared to tell it how it is. We refuse to be intimidated by the barrage of lying propaganda that fills Britain's mainstream media. It is the capitalists' job to try to stop us from building a socialist society; it is our job to do it anyway!

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