The British Communist Party went out of its way last week to show how British it is. At its first annual convention since the Comintern was dissolved, the Party:
>Published a detailed balance sheet to convince skeptics that no gold comes to it from Moscow;
>Changed the Central Committee's title to National Executive Committee;
>Reiterated full support to Winston Churchill and the war effort. >Defined its final goal as a "Socialist Britain."
Party Leader Harry Pollitt made the big speech, and more significant than what he said was the non-Communist reaction to it. Wrote...