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The party of a new type, 100 years later

The party of a new type, 100 years later

What does it mean to be a “Communist Party” in the 21st century? The Communist International (known as the Third International or Comintern) was founded in 1919, the same year...

BY: Maicol David Lynch| November 7, 2019
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A Communist Analysis of the Climate Crisis and the Green New Deal

A Communist Analysis of the Climate Crisis and the Green New Deal

Why should Communists support the Green New Deal, even as we push for a socialist orientation in the solution to the climate crisis?

BY: Maicol David And Marc Brodine| September 18, 2019
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Labor Day, every day!

Labor Day, every day!

For a special Labor Day edition, The Specter talks with a young electrician and union organizer from Texas about the nuts and bolts (and conduit and wiring) of trade unionism.

BY: Zach Carlson| September 2, 2019
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A Communist analysis of the Bolivarian Revolution

A Communist analysis of the Bolivarian Revolution

What's next for the Bolivarian Revolution.  Venezuelan Communist Alex Granados joins Maicol David for a look at Venezuela's path to socialism.

BY: Alex Granados And Maicol David| August 19, 2019
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In other words, democracy

In other words, democracy

CPUSA practices democratic centralism.  What does that mean, and how is it different from capitalist democracy?