In retirement American communist Jarvis Tyner looks back

BY:Communist Party USA| June 2, 2016
In retirement American communist Jarvis Tyner looks back

From protesting segregation on American Bandstand to running for vice-president on the Communist Party’s ticket to being a proud grandfather Jarvis Tyner done it all. He tells his story in an interview with Public Radio International.


    The Communist Party USA is a working class organization founded in 1919 in Chicago, IL.

    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.

    But to win a better life for working families, we believe that we must go further. We believe that the American people can replace capitalism with a system that puts people before profit — socialism.

    We are rooted in our country's revolutionary history and its struggles for democracy. We call for "Bill of Rights" socialism, guaranteeing full individual freedoms.

Comments (4)

Brian W Juachon | June 08, 2016 at 2:26 AM

There’s always more work to be done and the top is relative. The object is to get others to value the struggle so change doesn’t falter and become recidivist.

Big vic | June 08, 2016 at 6:46 AM

Seem like you work with all the one who want a free ride. Freedom comes from hard work, achievement saying “I did that now I’m receiving the benefits of my hard work.” That’s why I work hard to motivate those who are on their way up so they work just as hard to get to the top it isn’t free, but it isn’t impossible.

Brian Juachon | June 05, 2016 at 12:46 AM

We need more voices. It’s time for a new generation to lay down their ideas. Otherwise, what was it all for?

Beth Edelman | June 03, 2016 at 4:58 AM

Each time I come to the site I learn a bit more. It’s attractive and I’m learning how to navigate

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