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Conservative U.K. government teeters on brink of collapse over Brexit

LONDON—Theresa May’s “incompetent” Tory Party teetered on the brink of collapse today as her “chaotic” Brexit deal led to a wave of calls for her to quit. The Prime Minister was seriously undermined by the resignations of Brexit secretary Dominic Raab and work and pensions secretary Esther McVey, with other...

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Fires put pressure on California utilities despite new pro-company law

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California utilities again are facing severe financial pressures from the possibility that their equipment sparked catastrophic wildfires, including two that are now burning at either end of the state. The pressure comes even though Gov. Jerry Brown unfortunately signed bad legislation in September giving utilities some...

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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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    I’m an adolescent who is close to the legal age to join the cpusa, how do I deal with disapproval from my parents? --Jack
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    Hi Jack, There's not one single answer to your question--rather, it involves recognizing risks and benefits, then making a decision that fits your case. Going public as CPUSA members can help build mainstream acceptance of our party and its goals, but it comes with some risks--even now, when public support for socialism is on the rise. Most of us are careful about how and when we tell people about our membership. Here's some advice from members and organizers throughout the country. Bernard Sampson, TX: We aren't like other parties. We are a party dedicated to the overthrow of the capitalist class in this country.  The propaganda against us is not the same as it is for others, and so reactions...

Party Voices

BY: Marc Brodine| October 15, 2018

  While government is commonly viewed as institution standing above society Marxism has traditionally seen it as an arena of class and democratic struggle. What has remained the same and what has changed in this regard? Marx saw the necessity of making a distinction between property rights and human rights. Is this still valid? Lenin, basing himself on the experience of the Paris Commune, called for "smashing the state" and establishing a new form of workers government. What does Marxism have to say about the growth of the state into many aspects of modern life with internet being a prime...

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BY: John Bachtell| October 24, 2018

  China is huge and diverse country with a long complex history undergoing enormous changes in a short span of time. Just a bit of context: The people’s revolution took place in 1949 with the declared aim to build socialism. The initial model was patterned after the Soviet Union’s centralized economy - total public ownership and wage leveling and collectivization of agriculture. But it was largely a failure and a new path of development was charted beginning in 1978 that went against Marxist orthodoxy. The reforms ushered in the socialist market economy and “opening up” to the global economy. It...

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BY: Maicol David Lynch| October 30, 2018

  CPUSA leader Jarvis Tyner, spoke to a packed house of students and faculty on the campus of Ohio University, Athens last week. Tyner, invited to speak of the role of African Americans and women in the CPUSA, also addressed the current fight to defeat the Trump administration and its Congressional supporters in next week's midterm elections. "The midterm elections" he said, "is one of the most important, if not the most important election in U.S. history." Beginning with a brief history of capitalism in the United States,  the leader of the NY District of the CP, explaining how Native...

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