Opinion

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Reflections on the Communist Party convention

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.

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Child refugee crisis: battle for America’s soul

Since 2011, the number of "unaccompanied" children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has skyrocketed; since Oct. 2013, 52,000 have arrived, and the total may soon reach 90,000.

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Every day, somebody new is raising hell

"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."

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Harris v. Quinn raises stakes for 2016 presidential election

The Supreme Court's latest assault on the Labor Movement - Harris vs. Quinn - shows how essential it is for Democrats to win the White House in 2016.

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Mother Courage of Clallam County remembered

She stood her ground. She never left Daddy's side. She did not flinch. She was Mother Courage.

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UAW and all unions need membership participation

The United Auto Workers, at their 36th Constitutional Convention on June 5, are ready to fight the greatest assault against working people of our times.

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Florida communists have a "great convention"

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.

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Who is to blame for the crisis at the VA?

U.S. Senate Republicans blocked legislation 11 weeks ago that would have expanded federal health care and education programs for veterans.

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Want a better world? Get on board with the new labor movement

Deep-going social change in a progressive, left and socialist direction doesn't just "happen." It requires, first of all, real, active, and politically far-seeing social movements on the ground.

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Attack on Kansas Jewish centers: Should you care?

Racism and anti-Semitism are two parts of the same "divide and conquer" strategy that the American right wing is using in an attempt to maintain political and economic control.

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