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YCL Statement Following the UK General Election (June 2017)

In the campaign preceding the UK general elections, the YCL advocated a vote for the British Labour Party under the left­wing leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. This was the only logical conclusion, it being the only immediate option for an end to austerity for the British people, and instant gains for the Working Class. 836 more words


Haringey protests against Labour council's privatisation plan

By a Haringey Labour activist

Hundreds of Haringey residents protested outside the council on 3 July against its plan to implement a Haringey Development Vehicle – a plan to transfer millions of pounds of council estates and community facilities to a private company over the next 20 years. 138 more words


Two years since Syriza's "Oxi": will the British left learn the lessons?

By Michael Chessum

It’s two years since the Greek “Oxi” referendum, in which the people of Greece voted to reject further austerity. I’ve honestly never witnessed anything like it – either in terms of the organization of the campaign or in terms of the party in the streets afterwards. 446 more words


Corbyn is right to keep out the right

By Simon Hannah, Tooting CLP co-secretary and Wandsworth Momentum

Even before the last votes were being counted on 8 June, Labour gains across the country forced a number of contrite public statements from a number of prominent right wing Labour MPs. 419 more words


Fight for Labour to defend free movement

The following discussion proposal was submitted by Lewisham Momentum to the 17 June “Transform Labour!” event organised by the Grassroots Momentum network.

The Tories’ plans for a “hard Brexit” will mean the ending of freedom of movement for workers and others from the EU. 259 more words


YCL General Secretary Debates EU With French Young Communists

YCL General Secretary spoke in Toulouse recently to the Mouvement Jeunes Communistes de France (MJCF) in June at a debate entitled ‘Europe: What Solidarity? Speech to the Youth… 1,047 more words


A victory for Corbyn’s politics

The election result was a huge victory for the social democratic politics of Corbyn, writes Stuart King. 822 more words