Workers’ Institute for Advanced Theoretical Studies of Nature (2017)

An interesting history. This group seems to have faced severe persecution under the last days of the Labour government of 1978 – even prior to the rise of Thatcher. However, under the Conservative – LibDem Coalition government (2010-2015) the open persecution began again – with David Cameron determined to get rid of this grass roots movement of the workers.

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On Building a Revolutionary Stable Base Area

WORKERS’ INSTITUTE SUCCESSFULLY CONDUCTS VIGOROUS PROGRAMME TO UPHOLD CHAIRMAN MAO’S REVOLUTIONARY LINE AMIDST THE MASS UPSURGE IN BRITAIN – A REPORT

On the Closure of the Mao Zedong Memorial Centre by the British Fascist State Issued: November 30, 1978

Uphold the Communist Spirit of Self-sacrifice of the Worker Comrade Ekins Brome! Death to the British Fascist State!

Seven Important Lessons

May Day Leaflet: A Balakrishnan (2.5.2017)

As we marched into Trafalgar Square yesterday, a woman gave me the following leaflet (scanned below) as she moved through the crowd. Almost immediately, a suspiciously well-dressed (and groomed) middle-aged gentleman – using a folded umbrella as a walking stick – approached me out of the crowd, and said that I shouldn’t take any notice of the content of this leaflet (which I had not even time to look at), as the person featured in it was a criminal that had kept sex-slaves locked-up in his London flat! Of course, so intriguing was this explanation, that a few minutes later, whilst stood in Trafalgar Square, I read the entire leaflet. When this case blew-up in the British bourgeois media in 2015, I did not not pay it too much attention. I dim memory seems to tell me that I chalked it up to the usual anti-Socialist propaganda espoused by the British bourgeois media, and left it at that. However, having heard from the victims of the British State, I have decided to place their leaflet on this blog so that enquirers may read the other side of the story, and make-up their own minds. A Balakrishnan is the leader of a Maoist organisation in the UK that was formed in the 1070’s, and which has always opposed the British imperialist State – which it describes as ‘fascistic’. It came under a lot of police pressure during the Thatcher years, but it wasn’t until the Cameron years that the British State was instructed by the Tories (and LibDems) to deal with A Balakrishnan once and for all. Although both he and his wife were arrested in 2013, his wife was subsequently released without charge – whilst A Balakrishnan was ultimately imprisoned for 23 years on charges of keeping three women locked in a flat for sexual exploitation reasons (charges that he has always denied). An interesting question is why a happily married man in his early 70’s would require three younger women to serve his desires? Certainly his wife never supported the allegations that her husband used other women for sexual purposes (which would be ‘un-Maoist’ to say the least!). For the bourgeois press, however, (and even elements within the revisionist Communist Left in the UK), this story is cut and dried, and no further questioning of the motives of the British State is countenanced. It is interesting to observe how the ‘Eurocentric’ British Communist Left has sided with the ‘White’ bourgeois British State in this matter, and not once raised the allegations of ‘racism’ and political bias)as possible motives for the arrest and trial of A Balakrishnan. A Balakrishnan’s organisation can be contacted at the address featured at the bottom of the leaflet.

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Society for Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies – Soviet Art Exhibition – 4.7.15

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The SCRSS was founded in 1924 in the UK as a display of international friendship (and support) for the newly formed Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).  Despite the disintegration of the USSR in 1991, SCRSS developed a new relationship with post-Soviet Russia, and continued to act as an academic centre in Europe for Soviet Era Studies (1917-1991).  SCRSS has a two libraries – a reference library and a lending library.  As the British library did not build-up a cache of Soviet academia and art – SCRSS is recognised as the key depository of this information.  Many different people have been members including  EM Forster, Julian Huxley, Maynard Keynes, Bertrand Russell, Sybil Thorndyke, Alexei Tolstoy, Virginia Woolf and Konstantin Yuon.  Today, myself and my family were invited to attend a Soviet Art Exhibition and lectures held at the SCRSS headquarters situated in Brixton, London:

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