It is cruel and divisive to whip up hysteria around the
so-called "fiscal cliff" crisis. The calls to make benefit
cuts to Social Security and Medicare go in the opposite
direction of the mandate delivered by the majority of voters
on November 6. The message of the election clearly was: tax
the wealthy more and protect Social Security, Medicare and
The following statement was adopted at the CPUSA's Nov. 18
National Committee meeting.
This holiday season the struggle for basic human rights
takes center stage. The 99% are marching and lobbying and
standing up to secure the right to vote which is jeopardized
by new laws pushed through in many states.
*The following is a report to the National Committee of the
Communist Party USA, which met in New York City, Nov. 12-13,
*The following is a report to the National Board of the
Communist Party USA by Political Action Chair Joelle
We're living in very exciting and challenging times.
We greet the Occupy Wall St. movement as it spreads
throughout our country from large cities to small towns, led
by youth and joined by people of all ages and backgrounds,
giving voice to deep anger at extreme economic inequality.
*PLEASE NOTE corrected confrence call number:** 605-475-4850
The Great Recession of 2008 is looking more like the Great
Depression of the 1930s. The economic crisis of U.S. (and
world) capitalism is entering its fourth year.
Sam Webb, national chair of CPUSA, will open a national
teleconference on the fight for jobs, Sept. 27, starting at
8p.m. Eastern. Questions and a brief discussion will follow.
Call: 218 339 4300 code: 100111#