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Looking forward to Durham Miners Gala

22 May 2017

The Durham Miners Gala started life as a celebration of mining communities but is now a celebration of trade unionism and working class values. This year’s Gala has much to celebrate.

Brexit weakens the drive to war

Thursday 17 November 2016 19:30

CPBML Public Meeting, Thursday 17 November, 7.30pm

Brockway Room, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

Already, by voting Leave, we have weakened the EU bloc. Brexit brings the opportunity to kill off some of the EU’s military ambitions and enhance peace in Europe and the world. Come and discuss. All welcome.

London rebuilt

6 September 2016

As London commemorates 350 years since the Great Fire of 2 September 1666, we are reminded of what a real catastrophe looks like – unlike the spurious and risible warnings of the “disaster” of Brexit.

After the Vote: What Next?

Thursday 15 September 2016 19:30

CPBML Public Meeting, Thursday 15 September, 7.30pm

Brockway Room, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

We’ve given the EU its marching orders. Now we need to take the national debate on the future of Britain that flared into life during the referendum and transform it into a strategy for the working class, a strategy for a future for Britain. All welcome.

Take responsibility, take charge

Britain has served the EU with notice to quit and the world has changed. It was a brave declaration, born of clarity and determination. When it counted the working class stood up and shouted The fiercely independent spirit of British workers at its best. We’ll need more of that in the coming months and years.

Bluff and bluster from Holyrood

29 June 2016

Conveniently forgetting that over a million people in Scotland voted to quit the EU, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon now is now threatening to veto our leaving. She must know she can’t.

Fishing flotilla demands "leave the EU"

15 June 2016

Tower Bridge opened up this morning for over 50 vessels from the fishing industry as they sailed the Thames to Parliament to voice their demand to leave the European Union.

Desperate Greens spread TTIP fantasy

14 June 2016

While US and EU leaders call for accelerated talks on TTIP, some Green politicians are seeking to deny that a Leave vote is the surest way to defeat the planned treaty.

'Trusted' Khan breaks key election pledge

10 June 2016

A poll found London Mayor Sadiq Khan trusted to make accurate claims about the EU than any other politician. That may change now he has broken his election pledge to freeze fares.

Paris rally shows support for Brexit

7 June 2016

An internationalist rally in Paris heard trade unionists and students from France, Germany, Italy, Greece and Belgium express their support for Britain leaving the European Union.

Plan for the future

7 June 2016

Across the country people are talking about the referendum and the future of Britain. Here’s what was said at a community meeting in north London.

Unions say leave

20 May 2016

Three unions, RMT, Aslef and BAFWU have issued a joint statement explaining that they back Brexit because the EU acts against the interests of workers.

EU: Why do Cameron's bidding?

4 May 2016

The CPBML’s London May Day rally heard a blistering attack on the European Union, and powerful arguments for leaving.

A vote for a future

We have said that the fight to ditch the EU is the “decisive confrontation” facing the working class this year. During the referendum campaign, the battle lines have been drawn ever more sharply.