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Hundreds remember ReeAnne Halonen, 1943-2010

ReeAnne Halonen got her last wish. A Dixieland band on Nov. 14 led family and friends with trumpet and trombone blaring in a funeral procession up the street to a park two blocks from her home.


You can change the world: young people today

Today's younger generation is playing a tremendous role in advancing the struggle for peace, democratic rights; economies and social justice.


At 90, Frances Gabow keeps up the fight for socialism

Frances Gabow's life-just 10 years shy of a century--is a history book of political struggle in the 20th century. "And I don't regret a thing," she told a crowd celebrating her 90th birthday recently.


C-SPAN broadcasts Communist Party USA keynote

Communist Party USA National Chairman Sam Webb delivers his keynote to the CPUSA convention and broadcasts, May 31, on C-SPAN.


Highlights from CPUSA’s 29th Convention, includes video

I had the great pleasure of attending the 29th National Convention of the Communist Party USA this past weekend in New York.


Communist Party convention opens in New York

Communist Party Chairman Sam Webb said executives who planned, aided and abetted the theft of wealth and sent the economy into a tailspin deserve to "be in prison."


Evergreen Reds urge fight for jobs, tax reform

Members of the Communist Party of Washington State - they could be called "Evergreen Reds" - gathered in convention here April 3.


Feminist pioneer Betty Millard dies at 98

Betty (Elizabeth Boynton) Millard, feminist, writer, photographer, political activist and philanthropist, born in 1911 under the presidency of William Howard Taft, died on March 6.


Women's history: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the Rebel Girl

In honor of Women's History Month, the seventh article in our series on the Communist Party's 90th Anniversary will survey a few documents written by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, one of the most prominent women Communists in U.S. history.


African American Communist, WW II seaman, dies at 107

Jacob Green, an African American seaman who braved Nazi U-boats while supplying the Soviet Union during World War II, and later served as chairman of the Communist Party of Maryland, died Feb. 19. He was 107.

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