There's no direct path to socialism - at every new stage of struggle, everybody has his or her opinion about what is to be done, and, not surprisingly, I do too.
Only a particular kind of movement has the capacity to challenge the array of forces on the other side of the class struggle at this juncture.
Progressives need to relearn the rich lessons of the New Deal experience, and act accordingly.
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 .
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?