It is a fact that the only force to defeat fascism is the organised working class. Sometimes in a particular country, as in Britain prior to the Second World War when Mosley was broken, orr internationally – as in the Second World War, when the forces of progress epitomised in the Red Army cleared Europe.
In the 1980s capitalist crisis our party published a series of pamphlets about the destruction of the means of livelihood for our class. The third of these sold out almost immediately, and we reprint extracts from the beginning and end of it, highly relevant in the present crisis.
Political statement from the Communist Party of Britain Marxist-Leninist, 14th Congress, London April 2006. At the 2003 congress the Party laid out an analysis of the state of Britain and the class which has been utterly borne out by events. The questions for us to consider now are: Where do we go from here? What has changed? How do we strike out for a future?
17 October 2004
Any worker reflecting on events today will see unbridled US aggression, record job losses in Britain’s manufacturing base, chaos in our schools and hospitals, the further undermining of our sovereignty by unceasing European Union integration.