The Community Party is a pan-Europeancommunist organisation. (CP) branches adhere to a centre-left platform focusing on fiscal responsibility, social-model policies and pan-European cooperation.
The CP is opposed to the exploitation of people by capital and demands the protection of citizens from economic mismanagement. In the founding philosophy of the party, Deborah Noblet writes:
<blockquote>Amongst the privileged class, that is the property owners, shareowners and business owners, an opinion exists that one’s own welfare is their own individual concern. Their mind senses that any single person has the power to become rich, propertied and therefore empowered and less of a burden... The philosophy of the privileged class is a selfish and bullying idea that treads on the unfortunate and weak, whilst destroying the very fabric of our society by destroying the mutuality that is the community. As Communists, we object to the philosophy of the privileged class and strive to create a society that protects the weak, helps the unfortunate and limits the power of those that would seek to exploit them. Our philosophy is that of the Community.</blockquote>
Though accepting that Communists are still active throughout Europe, the CP takes are far less confrontational stance toward capital, especially small business and self-employed persons. That combined with the hardline intention to nationalise financial institutions strikes a balance in favour of workers, middle-class,... Read More