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Socialism is a common-sense path to a fairer, more prosperous and more democratic USA. Socialism is also a desperate necessity as capitalism and its unrelenting drive for profits threaten to make our planet uninhabitable. Working families in America – the 99% - between us create all the products and services that make our country the richest nation in the history of humankind. It doesn’t make sense that these collectively produced resources are owned and controlled by a tiny handful of billionaires. The fight for socialism is a dynamic process to fulfill the vision of a future of peace, justice and fairness for our nation and our world.

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This week in history: The SS Andrea Doria sinks off Nantucket

Sixty years ago, on July 25, 1956, SS Andrea Doria, an ocean liner for the Italian Line (Società di navigazione Italia), approaching the coast of Nantucket, Mass., bound for New York City, collided with the eastbound MS Stockholm of the Swedish American Line in one of history's most infamous maritime disasters....

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Landslide in November?

This article is part of a series on the Democratic National Convention. Donald Trump steals wages. He'd pick your pocket in a New York minute. He lies and spreads hate. He's a racist and a bully. And yet, his numbers keep going up. Do not underestimate Trump and the Republicans. While...

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BY: Chauncey K. Robinson| April 30, 2016

Three decades ago, Vietnam embarked on what it calls a "renewal" process that brought rapid development after years of war, famine, and poverty. The ideological and economic approach of combining their socialist goals with a market system has seen many gains, but also brought new dangers. During a recent visit to Vietnam, People's World sat down with Bui The Giang, the Director General for Western Europe and North America Affairs for the Communist Party of Vietnam's Commission of External Relations. In the course of this in-depth talk, Giang discussed Vietnam's journey towards economic prosperity, its commitment to sticking to a...

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BY: Marc Brodine| May 01, 2016

In Engel’s address at the graveside of Karl Marx, he said “Marx discovered the law of development of human history: the simple fact, hitherto concealed by an overgrowth of ideology, that mankind must first of all eat, drink, have shelter and clothing, before it can pursue politics, science, art, religion, etc.” Another pertinent quote is that according to the labor theory of value, “all value comes from nature altered by human labor.” In the past, Marxists have focused on the labor part of that equation, noting that how human labor is organized, how production is organized, is the fundamental determinant...

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BY: Rossana Cambron| December 02, 2015

The Southern California district of the CPUSA, has been connecting with various social justice groups for several years, which has made it possible for us to join together and hold several activities in the community. One such event was a 6-week introductory course on Marxism in Spanish. At each session we had a home cooked meal which facilitated the participant's attendance by not having to stop and have dinner elsewhere. This allowed us to socialize for half an hour before each session. The courses included, imperialism, historical materialism, dialectical materialism, methodology, women's equality and Latin America and the path to...

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    What is the CPUSA's position on abortion rights?
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    The CPUSA supports a woman’s right to choose. Reproductive health is an issue that crosses racial and socioeconomic lines and has significant social, economic and health-related impacts. Safe, affordable and geographically accessible access to reproductive health has been in the crosshairs of the ultra-right for a generation and continues today with draconian laws and public fear-mongering. A lack of access to women’s health services in marginalized communities makes this starkly apparent. In a recent statement to the DNC Platform Drafting Committee, SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective Executive Director Monica Simpson illustrated the challenges for women of color in small communities to receive proper care: “The nearest abortion clinic for those who were strong enough to endure the shame...

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