PO BOX 69, Pontypridd, CF37 9AB

CELEBRATING AND REMEMBERING PAST GLORIES AND PLANNING SOME MORE

Monday 17. November 2014

The Pontypridd branch of the Communist Party invites all comrades and friends to join with them for an afternoon and evening of political remembrance, discussion and debate and the odd liquid refreshment.

This long standing Welsh communist tradition was initiated by the late Bob 'The Red' Jones, a renowned local political figure and stalwart supporter of the Morning Star, and has been carried on as an affectionate remembrance of a true character of the Welsh labour and trade union movement.

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PRIFYSGOL GOMIWNYDDOL CYMRU COMMUNIST UNIVERSITY OF WALES

Thursday 06. November 2014

The bi-ennial Communist University of Wales will be held in Pontypridd on the Friday and Saturday 28 and 29 November 2014; featuring the Gwyn Alf Williams Memorial Lecture on 'Imperialism and Africa - Past and Present' and sessions on ‘The National Question and Constitutional Change’ and ‘The role of mass and extra parliamentary struggle’

Speakers include: Ken Keable, Editor ‘London Recruits – The Secret War Against Apartheid’; Anita Wright (Secretary of the National Assembly of Women); Lorette Picand (Chairperson of the Welsh Communist Party); Gareth Miles (Author and former Chair of the Welsh Language Society) and Bill Greenshields (National Steering Committee of the Peoples Assembly). See below for full information: times and venues.

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PONTYPRIDD SOCIALIST FILM CLUB NEXT SCREENING: THE TAKE

Monday 03. November 2014

The Pontypridd Socialist Film Club’s next screening is of: 'The Take' a film by Avi Lewis and Naomi Klein, Pontypridd YMCA. Prompt start at 7.00p.m. (doors open 6.45pm), Thursday 13th November 2014. Admission by donation

ABOUT THE FILM: In the wake of Argentina's dramatic economic collapse in 2001, Latin America's most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment. The Forja auto plant lies dormant until its former employees take action. They're part of a daring new movement of workers who are occupying bankrupt businesses and creating jobs in the ruins of the failed system.

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ACTIVISTS FROM ACROSS THE WORLD MARCH TO SAY NO TO NATO

Sunday 31. August 2014

Welsh communists joined over 1000 activists from around the world, in Newport yesterday (30.08.14), in a colourful and vibrate protest against Nato.

Particularly prominent on the march were the Palestinian Solidarity contingent, with their sea of flags and chanting in support of Gaza for an end to Israeli aggression. But there was plently to protest about: Nato's interference in Libya; Iraq; Syria and most recently assisting the EU in destabalising the Ukraine.

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WELSH COMMUNISTS CALL TO ACTION

Tuesday 26. August 2014

Welsh Communists call on all comrades and supporters to meet at the main entrance, Newport train station, at 12.45 pm on Saturday 30th August to collect flags, banners, Morning Stars and leaflets before moving off at 1.00 pm, as a Party contingent, to assemble for the No To NATO march at Newport Civic Centre.

The Welsh Communist Party is supporting the week of action against NATO (see details below) but particularly urges the maximum mobilisation for Saturday's march and demo.

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July 10th – The Day of the Fightback

Friday 04. July 2014

On Thursday 10th July a million plus workers will be taking strike action over pay, pensions workload and a range over other issues, Civil and Public sector workers, including teachers and fire –fighters will show their anger as they have finally run out of patience with a ConDem Government who have miserably failed to appreciate the cost of living crisis they are facing.

Rising prices, attacks on pay, on welfare and on terms and conditions have all taken their toll and workers are clearly saying enough is enough! (read the full article below with details of Welsh rallies/demos on 10th July)

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MORNING STAR AGM JOIN THE CARDIFF MEETING

Wednesday 28. May 2014

CHECK OUT THIS IMPORTANT CIRCULAR: Please note that the Cardiff leg of the 69th Annual General Meeting of the People's Press Printing Society Limited will take place in the Cayo Arms (36 Cathedral Road, CF11 9LL) at 2 pm this Sunday June 1, with the doors open from 1.30 pm.

In attendance will be: Richard Bagley - Morning Star Editor; Bernadette Keavaney - Circulation manager; Tony Briscoe - PPPS secretary; Bob Oram - PPPS chairperson

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Real Power For The People Of Wales

Thursday 22. May 2014

Welsh communists have a programme that could trounce Tory cuts and put our country on its feet, says TREVOR JONES

THE Con-Dem government at Westminster represents the most dangerous and parasitic elements of monopoly capital.

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VOTE: NO2EU - Yes to Workers Rights on May 22

Friday 16. May 2014

No2EU: Yes to Worker's Rights is a movement, which brings together progressive, union, socialist and communist anti EU forces in England, Scotland and Wales. In the 2009 election to the EU parliament, No2EU gathered 155,000 votes.

Follow the link below to see the NO2EU Election Broadcast: • Exit Left out of the EU on the basis of socialist policies • Keep Britain out of the Eurozone • No to austerity whether from Brussels or Britain • Reject EU treaties and directives that curtail democracy, encourage social dumping and demand privatisation • No to EU trade agreements like the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the US which threaten our NHS • Scrap EU rules preventing member states control over economic policies • Develop sustainable manufacturing, agriculture and fishing industries in Britain • Repeal anti-trade union EU court rulings • No to racism and fascism and yes to international solidarity of working peoples • No to EU militarisation and an EU army • Restore democratic powers to EU member states

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WELSH NO2EU CANDIDATES REFUSE TO DEBATE WITH FASCISTS

Monday 12. May 2014

TWO Welsh European election candidates confirmed yesterday they will refuse to take part in a debate with fascist party leaders.

NO2EU - Yes to Workers’ Rights lead candidate Rob Griffiths and Welsh Green Party leader Pippa Bartolotti pulled out of a BBC Radio Wales debate in order to avoid sharing a platform with BNP and Britain First representatives.

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