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
Report to CPUSA teleconference Dec. 4, 2012
*The following is a report to the National Committee of the
Communist Party USA, which met in New York City, Nov. 12-13,
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
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#
(PeoplesWorld.org) The two main eras of progressive change
in our country in the last century were accompanied by a
broad and spirited upsurge of people.
(Updated: 8.2.2011) After being subjected to a long, ugly
hostage-taking drama in the nation's capital, millions of
Americans woke up this morning relieved to hear that the
United States of America may actually avert a
politically-manufactured default disaster with a new White
House/Congress debt ceiling deal.
Tea Party Republicans are attempting to hold the country
hostage by refusing to allow a routine adjustment in the
nation's debt ceiling before August 2. They are
threatening to derail government functioning and the entire