A transformational era is made from many streams and directions, but I do not agree that slogans should focus primarily on "defeat of the ultra-right."
I am not one who thinks a deteriorating political climate will open more opportunities to advance a left agenda.
On the political left, two distinct and competing trends have taken shape in the course of the first year of the Obama presidency.
We number thousands in a country of hundreds of millions. Our specific role has to be to build a movement of tens of millions by providing clear thinking on strategy and tactics .
There is a new push in the Czech Republic to bar the Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia from running candidates for public office or otherwise functioning like other political parties.
For us black high school students in the 1950s, it seemed like black people were always the victims. Greensboro was different.
A celebration this week recognized the contribution of the Jacksons and the Communist Party in the struggle for African American freedom, and welcomed the new book "Red Activists and Black Freedom."
Some on the left say the Communist Party USA has no differences with President Obama. Just to set the record straight: we do, and we express them, but we go to great lengths to state them in a constructive and unifying way.
Harsh talk about Obama from the left can easily become a substitute for examining our inadequacies. Wouldn't we be well served to look into the mirror?