Tag Archives: Communist Party

News & Notes: Baker Backs Out, Communists Throw Birthday Party, NC Libertarian Fueled by Crypto

TYNER TURNS 80: The New York District of the Communist Party USA is inviting supporters to celebrate the 80th birthday of Jarvis Tyner, “our outstanding comrade and leader.”

In addition to serving in numerous leadership roles within the party, Tyner was also the CPUSA candidate for vice president, running with Gus Hall, twice in the 1970s.… Read more ...

Riley J. Hood on Solidarity

From Constitution Party of Wisconsin Chairman Riley J. Hood:

“If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to doctrine which is according to godliness; He is proud, knowing nothing,” I Timothy 6:3-4

By Riley J. Hood-CPoW State Chairman

Since my earliest memories I have had my ears tortured with the word “Solidarity.”… Read more ...

Opening of the Communist Party’s 30th National Convention

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(The following was originally published on People’s World.)

CHICAGO – Delegates from around the country are arriving here today for the opening of the Communist Party’s 30th national convention at the University of Illinois at Chicago. “Folks are coming from as far away as Texas and Maine,” said convention organizer John Bachtell.… Read more ...

PLP: Quake Exposes Capitalism’s Inherent Fault Lines

From an article by the Progressive Labor Party:

Despite the admitted technological prowess of Japan — the world leader in adapting construction methods to earthquake-proofing its buildings, as well as its high degree of preparedness of the population — this natural disaster has laid bare not only tectonic fault lines, but social ones.

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Peace and Freedom Party, Communist Party USA, Green Party to join Demonstration against British Petroleum, May 27 in Berkeley

Posted at http://peaceandfreedom.org:

Demonstrate against British Petroleum (BP) and their destruction of the Gulf of Mexico and rally for complete reimbursement of damages caused by the oil spill!

* Restoration of the damaged Gulf environment, now and for the next 20 years
* Compensation for workers and businesses
* Complete retesting of all offshore oil rigs

When: Thursday, May 27, 11:30am to 1:00pm
Where: University Avenue and Oxford Street, Berkeley (near site of proposed BP building)
Contact: 51O-548-6117, mmartynn@yahoo.com… Read more ...

In two-way race, Green beating Communist in Ohio

In a rare two-way race between two members of a third party, a member of the Green Party is beating out a member of the Communist Party for a seat on the Cleveland City Council.  Both are also members of the Democratic Party, and Congressman Dennis Kucinich endorsed the Communist.  With 17% of precincts reporting, the Green is winning by 20%. … Read more ...

Connecticut newspaper profiles state’s alternative parties

Connecticut’s Greenwich Time has a Sunday feature on alternative parties in the state. The article says “only 0.2 percent of all registered voters are enrolled in ‘other’ parties, compared with the 44 percent who are unaffiliated with any party. The Democrats have 33.7 percent of the total registered voters in the state, and the Republicans 22 percent.”… Read more ...

Communist Party USA ends print edition of People’s Weekly World

Ballot Access News reports that the Communist Party USA “will no longer produce a paper edition of its weekly newspaper, the People’s Weekly World. The paper will be an internet publication.” The article goes on to observe that few national political parties in the U.S. still publish print newsletters or newspapers, with the Libertarian Party’s LP News and the Socialist Workers Party’s The Militant among the few exceptions.… Read more ...

Communist Party USA Chair Sam Webb Speaks at Colorado Conference

From People’s Weekly World, via CPUSA website

BOULDER, Colorado -– Some may call it Conference-a-palooza. Film critic Roger Ebert calls it “The Conference on Everything Conceivable.” But its more conventional name is “The Conference on World Affairs” and it’s hosted by The University of Colorado.

It’s a cherished tradition in this Rocky Mountain town.… Read more ...

Communist Party USA: The making of African American history

Author: Norman Markowitz
Reprinted from politicalaffairs.net
Posted to IPR by Paulie

This February, as we celebrate African American history month, the first African American president will be sitting in the White House, something that few Americans saw as a possibility at the turn of the 21st century. You may be inspired by all this to make your family tree.… Read more ...

Communists: Don’t ‘politicize, disrupt or boycott the Beijing Olympics’

The Communist Party USA has issued a statement concerning the fast approaching 2008 Summer Olympics to be held in Beijing, China. In reference to outcry from some quarters concerning China’s human rights record, often specifically focused on Tibet, the CPUSA has echoed the line of IOC President Jacques Rogge for preserving the Olympics’ tradition of political neutrality:

It is no secret that there are many who would like to do whatever is possible to undermine China’s status as a peacefully rising power.

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