Remarks by Jarvis Tyner, national vice chairman of the CPUSA, in a recent teleconference call that was part of the preparations for the coming 30th convention of the party this June in Chicago.
Before observers and commentators blame "backward or racist southerners" for voting no, it is useful to look at this narrow vote in the context of power and intimidation.
"I was doing my usual daily routine, putting the letters into their slots so they would be in order for delivery that day; then I hear it: Pop Pop Pop!"
From "drought" to "gap" to "Madiba" to "affluenza": a year of powerful voices and mixed messages.
A couple of weddings, a few marches, sangria and football in snow: looking forward to new adventures in 2014.
Remember those who grew this food
As a health care professional, taking care of people and helping them comes from my heart and soul. It is what I love to do and truly feel what I was called to do with my life.
We are now in the midst of a full-fledged class war against America's working people. Those directly firing the shots at the U.S. working class are an array of state lawmakers bought and paid for by powerful right wing groups.
There was one victory the neo-Confederate Republicans can claim that even the old Confederacy could not: the ability to shutdown the federal government, a symbol of their supreme distaste for both union and democracy.
On Tuesday, Nov. 5 workers and their allies achieved important victories in elections in New Jersey, Washington, Massachusetts, Ohio, Virginia, and New York.