Religious maniacs, communist maniacs and allegations of slavery


Like the whiff of a mouldy madeleine, the statement by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of England (Marxist-Leninist) on the expulsion of Comrade Balakrishnan takes you back to a time that is well worth forgetting.

‘Balakrishnan and his clique were suspended from the Party because of their pursuance of conspiratorial and splittist activities and because of their spreading social fascist slanders against the Party and the proletarian movement,’ it read.

The churn of Dalek denunciations can only have come from one time and place – the Marxisant left of the 1970s.

Carry on reading..