COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus Ohio once again hosted the
nation's largest and oldest volunteer-run music and
community festival, known locally as ComFest, during the
last weekend in June. This year the Ohio District of the
CPUSA sponsored a table on behalf of the district's youth
organizers which was staffed by young and old communists
from across the state. During the three-day fest they spoke
to hundreds of people, sold progressive literature and
union-made apparel, and signed up dozens of people for the
area's mailing list.
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.
*Greetings delivered to the 30th National Convention in
Chicago, June 15, 2014 by Pat Fry, National Co-Chair CCDS. A
Communist Party delegation attended the last two Conventions
of CCDS as a reflection of our cooperation in the mass
A Call for a New Movement for Civil Rights and Workers'
Right in 2014
NEW YORK - As Communist Party chair Sam Webb noted in his
opening speech for the 2nd annual CPUSA National Conference
April 21, many of the delegates present were youth. With
them came a modern medium for the journalistic and political
environment: social media. That tool was one of the
highlights of this important two-day event.
NEW YORK - The Communist Party USA sees the 2012 elections
as literally a matter of life and death.
2012 is the 101st year since the birth of the former
National Chair of the Communist Party, Henry Winston. The
article below is taken from Winston's 1973 book, *Strategy
for a Black Agenda*. It is a critique of the strategy and
tactics necessary to advance the revolutionary process in
the face of right-wing extremism and white supremacy from
the time of slavery to the upsurge of the 1960s and early
Two years into the Obama presidency it is fair to say that
racist ideology is the main mobilizing discourse of
right-wing extremism. In subtle and crude forms, it has
become the main poison to draw white people into the theater
of politics on the side of the most reactionary sections of