Report to the National Committee, CPUSA
October 20, 2001.
Action Alert for Peace and Economic Justice #2
October 10, 2001
New York City - The Bush Administration's decision to bomb
Afghanistan is not a solution to the terrible events of
September 11th, and will neither end terrorism nor bring
those responsible to justice.
TO: All clubs and districts
FR: National Organization Department
September 19A sea change has occurred in our nation's
life. The terrorist attack on September 11 has shaken all of
us. Few things will be the same.
September 25The US economy was already suffering record
job loss before the terrible events of September 11. In
August the AFL-CIO estimated that 800,000 manufacturing jobs
had been lost in the current economic downturn for the
working class that was already a deep recession.
September 27Over two weeks have passed since our nation
was attacked on its own soil by fanatical terrorists for the
first time since 1812, and 7000 unsuspecting people
senselessly lost their lives. Since then shock waves of
fear, anger, and concern about the future have spread across