CPUSA and the U.S. Labor Movement: 100 Years

BY:Communist Party USA| January 3, 2019
CPUSA and the U.S. Labor Movement: 100 Years


Despite the difficulty of working for socialism, peace, and social justice in the world’s biggest imperialist power, the CPUSA has played a major role in the growth and struggles of our country’s labor movement. Today, more and more people are coming to recognize the role of the labor movement in advancing economic and social justice in this country.  Few realize, however, that without the Communist Party USA, the labor movement as we know it would not exist.

From linking racial justice and workers’ rights, to organizing the great industrial unions, to building rank-and-file movements and progressive caucuses, the Communist Party has helped build the fighting strength of workers’ organizations at every step of the way.Join veteran trade unionist and union leader, public official, and CPUSA member Carl Wood for a look at how the Communist Party helped build the labor movement–and what we’re planning for our next hundred years.

Sunday, January 6, 2019
8 PM eastern, 7 PM central, 5 PM pacific

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    The Communist Party stands for the interests of the American working class and the American people. It stands for our interests in both the present and the future. Solidarity with workers of other countries is also part of our work. We work in coalition with the labor movement, the peace movement, the student movement, organizations fighting for equality and social justice, the environmental movement, immigrants rights groups and the health care for all campaign.

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