For a Socialist Welsh Republic!

Valleys Underground are a Marxist organization advocating a Socialist Welsh Republic through community action.

Though based in the South Wales Valleys, we are an all Wales organization. If you’re interested, why not contact us about joining?

About Us

The Ten Point Programme

What does Valleys Underground believe in?

Our guiding beliefs are best summarized in our Ten Point Programme, which details what we want to see in Wales, and why we believe it.

Read the Ten Point Programme below

Recent Articles

  • Book review: Fractured Lands
    Fractured Lands was published as a whole issue of the New York Times in 2016 after author Scott Anderson spent 18 months travelling the Middle East and North Africa. The resulting work focusses on 6 characters met along the way from Iraq, Syria, Libya, Egypt and Kurdistan. The variety of the six backgrounds creates a […]
  • Book review – Shah of Shahs
    How much imagination can you colour facts with before they become fiction? In Shah of Shahs, Ryszard Kapuscinskitows the line between journalism and literature as he covers the two revolutions that shook Iran in the 20th century. A world-renowned writer, Kapuscinski kicked off his writing career for the Polish Communist government, who awarded him the […]
  • Outrage in Cardiff Bay as council plans to force British Empire Museum upon residents
    A wave of outrage has swept the residents of Cardiff as the council has announced plans to surrender space in Cardiff Bay to The British Museum of Military Medicine. Green space is already rare around The Bay and locals have exclaimed their displeasure that what remains is being financially strong-armed into becoming a testament to […]


Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today’ – Malcolm X

‘Without Revolutionary theory, there can be no revolutionary movement’ – Vladimir Lenin

Education is crucial to building up Socialism in Wales. Education should also be free, so here is a list of key-works to read, all in PDF format ready to download.

Please let us know if any links are broken, or if you’d like to make any suggestions to the list (

We will be expanding this list over time, so keep an eye out for new additions.








Every three weeks, come have a virtual drink with us on Zoom, as we discuss the books ‘they’ don’t want you to read!

Free PDF copy provided.

Join below, and we’ll email you the Zoom link, and the session’s reading