That the CPUSA was in the vanguard in defense of democracy, the Bill of Rights, and the campus free speech movement exemplifies its commitment to radical patriotism.
We can barely turn in any direction without encountering violence of one kind or another. It is a pervasive presence in our lives and the lives of people worldwide.
Recently the CPUSA held its 30th National Convention in Chicago. It was an impressive event showcasing the party's depth of work throughout the movements for justice.
"One day it's the Dreamers, the next day it's Walmart moms and fast food workers, and then the Moral Monday movement the day after that."
She stood her ground. She never left Daddy's side. She did not flinch. She was Mother Courage.
The Florida convention included workshops on racism and organizing skills. Discussion periods allowed for lively exchanges of viewpoints on issues facing the party and the people's movement.
Few U.S. readers know who he was and what he contributed, but his story should be told, because he was a true hero of the struggle against state violence.
The untimely death of Chavez is evoking a heartfelt cry from millions of abused, marginalized, and exploited people across the globe.
There is an increase in right-wing efforts to smear liberal opponents as Communists, as supporters of terrorism, as un-American.
The first two paragraphs of Reich's column, "The Answer Isn't Socialism; It's Capitalism that Better Spreads the Benefits of the Productive Revolution" are simply false.