(Editor's note: Report to CPUSA National Committee
meeting, September 11, 2014.)
In Florida, CPUSA members are plugged into elections work
across the state. In the lead up to the primaries, we were
making phone calls and canvassing alongside our labor allies
for a team of seven union members running for local
non-partisan school board and city races.
1. Marxists traditionally see the capitalist state as:* c* A
state controlled in the last analysis by the capitalist
class; and* e* An arena of class and democratic struggle
Some questions may have more than one answer.
The month of August was a busy one and this one looks no
different. With John Bachtell, who was District Organizer
for Illinois , now the National Chairman of the Party,
adjustments in collectives and personal are being made. A
three day training of district leaders was held from August
25th through August 27th. The training showed how party
collectives work, how policy is developed and how the
internet and the use of social media expands the reach of
Remarks to the CPUSA National Committee, July 9, 2014
The book Capital in the 21st Century by Thomas Piketty
became a best-seller this year, with its economic analysis
of the growing worldwide concentration of wealth. It
reflects and has contributed to a global discussion on
inequality that has included speeches by President Obama and
Eastern Pennsylvania district*
1. The united front concept was first authored by
a. Georgi Dimitrov at the 7th world Congress of the
b. Zinoviev during the "Third Period."
c. Lenin in the early 1920s.
d. Engles in Socialism, Utopian and Scientific.