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An activist view of Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century (video)

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 Pope Francis.

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Marxist IQ: The united front strategy

1. The united front concept was first authored by a. Georgi Dimitrov at the 7th world Congress of the Communist International. b. Zinoviev during the "Third Period." c. Lenin in the early 1920s. d. Engles in Socialism, Utopian and Scientific.

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Marxist IQ

1. The massive export of capital and jobs from the U.S. since the 1980s is the result of:

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A new upsurge against racism and police crimes is being born

With the cold-blooded murder of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot six times by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, once again our hearts and souls are torn asunder. Once again, millions of African Americans and people of all races are asking, "How long will these injustices endure?" We must renew the struggle and confront and defeat the racist idea that Black lives are expendable in this country that is our home. Daily mass demonstrations all over the world have continued for over a week. A new mass upsurge against racism and against police crimes is being born.

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People's Climate March, NYC Sept. 21 and local actions

The climate change struggle, and related environmental struggles, have become more important over the last few years, and will become even more so as climate change exacerbates storms, forest fires, water stresses, fishery collapses, and other environmental problems. As we noted at our 30th Convention, we must become more involved in and connected with these struggles.

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Let us turn grief and anger into action and change

The following statement was released by John Bachtell, chair of the Communist Party USA in the wake of the police shooting of unarmed 17-year-old Michael Brown and the subsequent police attacks on peaceful protesters and journalists.

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