Capitalism is a system of exploitation that generates crisis, inequality, corruption, environmental degradation and war; and is innately incapable of solving most fundamental problems of humanity. "The capitalist monopoly corporations and the state apparatus which serves their interests are the main obstacles to progress on every front: economic, social, cultural and political.
This is the opening of the Political Statement "FOR CLASS POLITICS AND A FEDERAL REPUBLIC" produced by the Communist Party's biennial Scottish Congress, held recently in December 2015. Read the complete Political Statement for yourself by clicking here:
Democratically arrived at & agreed upon by delegates from across Scotland, this Political Statement is a lively & incisive analysis of the political situation facing our class in Scotland - that for redevelopment of Class politics & for a Federal Republic, and the role of the Communist Party in working to bring this about with the whole labour and progressive movement. As such we hope this can be shared and read widely:
the Scottish Committee of the Communist Party commends the Party's Scottish Congress Discussion Statement for consideration by the whole labour and progressive movement. In addition, we invite all comrades, in and outside our Party, to study our programme for socialist revolution, 'Britain's Road to Socialism'.
The outline of the Political Statement of the Scottish Communist Party Congress 2015 is as follows:
- THE PEOPLE’S ASSEMBLY
- TRADE UNION WORK
- MARXIST EDUCATION
- Youth and Students
- PEACE, INTERNATIONALISM, SOLIDARITY
- LITERATURE AND PROPAGANDA
- MORNING STAR
- INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
- UNITY BOOKS
- PENSIONS, SENIOR CITIZENS & INTER-GENERATIONAL SOLIDARITY