The news this week that Wayne Couzens currently serving as a Metropolitan Police Officer, has been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of Sarah Everard in London, is a horrific demonstration of the persistent levels of gendered violence against women and girls in Britain and the seismic shifts that must be fought for and won to achieve women’s liberation and equality.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Young Communist League of Britain (YCL): Statement on the murder of Sarah Everard and violence against women
The Young Communist League of Britain (YCL) issued a statement in response to the tragic and reprehensible abduction and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard by a police officer.
The statement reads:
Sunday, June 14, 2020
By Nikos Mottas.
Karl Marx, the greatest thinker of all times whose revolutionary teachings became a guide for the struggles of the working class throughout the world, continues giving nightmares to fascists, reactionaries and anti-communists.
His grave memorial at Highgate cemetery in North London has been a target of cowardly attacks and vandalism by far-right thugs. In 2019, in a space of a month, the grave was vandalized twice by fascists who caused extensive damages in the marble plaque.
Sunday, January 12, 2020
Dimitris Koutsoumbas, the General Secretary of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), concluded his three-day stay in London with a visit at Highgate Cemetery where the grave of Karl Marx is located.
Accompanied by numerous members of the KKE and its youth wing KNE, Dimitris Koutsoumbas laid a wreath on the grave on behalf of the Party. With their fists raised the attendees shouted slogans such as "KKE, the people's party" and "A century of struggles and sacrifices, the KKE in the vanguard".
Saturday, January 11, 2020
|Dimitris Koutsoumbas at the Marx Memorial Library.|
“We are actually in an oasis, here in the heart of London, an oasis of knowledge, education, learning, ideas, history, memory about issues which mainly the young generation, the working class in general, in Britain, Europe and the whole world, must learn. Because the ideas of Marx, Lenin, Engels, of all the great revolutionaries of humanity, are alive and relevant. They are relevant today, until we reach the overthrow of the rotten capitalist system and build a new, really socialist society”.
The above statement was made by Dimitris Koutsoumbas, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), after his visit at the Marx Memorial Library on Friday, January 10th.
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Dimitris Koutsoumbas, the General Secretary of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), will visit London on January 10th-12th.
According to 902 portal, the programme of the visit is the following:
On Friday 10 January, the General Secretary will visit the Karl Marx Memorial Library (37A Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon), the Soviet War Memorial (Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Lambeth Road) and the Tate Modern Gallery where the painting of Peter de Francia "The execution of Beloyannis" is on display. In the afternoon he will visit the British Museum.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
The statistics about homelessness in the United Kingdom reveal capitalism's barbarity.
According to a report by The Independent, thousands of people sleep rough every night in the cold streets of London and other large cities. Both the two bourgeois parties which have governed the country all these decades, the Conservatives and the Labour Party, bear huge responsibility for this situation.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
The grave of Karl Marx in Highgate cemetery in London has been vandalised for the second time in the space of a month.
The first time was earlier this month when unknown fascist cowards attacked the memorial of Marx causing extending damages in a marble plaque.
This time, the anticommunist cowards used red paint to write the words “doctrine of hate” and “architect of genocide” across the Grade I-listed monument.
After the hammer attack earlier this month, the Friends of Highgate Cemetery Trust branded it a “deliberate and sustained attack”.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Karl Marx died 136 years ago, but his legacy continues to scare the puppets of capitalism.
The founder of scientific socialism and writer of the "Capital"- the greatest philosopher in human history- remains a nightmare for the bourgeoisie and her stooges.
That is why they try to vilify Marxism, Socialism and Communism in any possible way.
This time, some cowards decided to vandalize the tomb of Karl Marx at London's Highgate cemetery, in a targeted attack that means the Grade I-listed monument will “never be the same again”, the Guardian newspaper reports.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
The various apologists of free market economy and slanderers of the socialist system must get used to a new term: Capitalist queues.
According to an interesting report by The Independent, during rush hour on one of London’s most affluent streets, amid the bustle of the Strand, an orderly queue is forming. Dozens of people stand patiently, and hungrily, waiting for their dinner.
The gathering, near Charing Cross station, comprises people of all ages and ethnicities.
Some look visibly homeless, clutching large carrier bags containing their worldly possessions. Others wear work clothes. Despite having a job, they can’t afford to eat.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Well over a hundred communists and friends defied the snow to take part in the annual commemoration of the passing of Karl Marx at his tomb on Sunday.
Marx died in his London study at half-past two on the afternoon of Wednesday 14th March 1883.
He was buried three days later at Highgate Cemetery and the Marx Memorial Library has for many decades held an annual graveside oration at his burial place in the cemetery in North London.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
According to a report published on the Independent, the number of people sleeping rough in England has hit a record-high – after a 73 per cent increase over the last three years.
Thursday, November 23, 2017
An event about the October Revolution's achievements in Education will be organised by the KKE Party Organisation of Education and the branches of the KKE and KNE in Britain, in London on Saturday 25th November.
The event will take place at 6 pm, at Karl Marx Memorial Library (Clerkenwell Green, EC1R 0DU, London).
Monday, July 3, 2017
“When one individual inflicts bodily injury upon another such that death results, we call the deed manslaughter; when the assailant knew in advance that the injury would be fatal, we call his deed murder. But when society places hundreds of proletarians in such a position that they inevitably meet a too early and an unnatural death, one which is quite as much a death by violence as that by the sword or bullet; when it deprives thousands of the necessaries of life, places them under conditions in which they cannot live – forces them, through the strong arm of the law, to remain in such conditions until that death ensues which is the inevitable consequence – knows that these thousands of victims must perish, and yet permits these conditions to remain, its deed is murder just as surely as the deed of the single individual…”
- Friedrich Engels, Condition of the Working Class in England, 1845.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
In a statement, the Press Office of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) condemns the recent attack in London. More specifically the statement says:
"The KKE condemns the murderous attack in London, expresses its condolences to the families of the victims and its solidarity with the british people who must be vigilant- like the other people- regarding the role that various criminal mechanisms are playing, the actions of which are utilized for the strengthening of oppression measures, xenophobia and their intimidation".
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Republished from "New Worker", the weekly paper of the New Communist Party of Britain.
PRIME Minister David Cameron has had a hard week, first the President of the United States has launched a bitter attack on him over Libya and then his own mother joined the Liberal Democrats.
President Obama came to power nearly eight years ago on a pledge that he would not embark on any more foreign wars, and he blames Cameron and former French President Nicholas Sarkozy for dragging him reluctantly into the attack on Libya. It smacks of naughty boys caught out stealing sweets — when it all goes wrong and they get caught blaming each other: “It’s not my fault — he made me do it”.