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I'm a young Communist, and I'm having a lot of trouble with arguments. How do I hold an argument with...

Hi David, Thanks for writing in, and for a good, practical question about how to engage in ideological struggle. The short answer is, why are you arguing with conservatives?  What's...

BY: Michelle Kern, Rossana Cambron And Dee Miles| November 17, 2017
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As the Communist Party USA is committed to a Marxist perspective, I wonder how it interprets the demise of the...

The reasons for the end of Soviet socialism are difficult to address, especially from the the U.S. perspective.  Even the Communist Parties of the former Soviet bloc countries have differing...

If the US were communist, would food and necessities be rationed out? If so, how much?

Hi, and thanks for writing in. The first thing to recognize is that food, housing, education, energy, and health care are already rationed under capitalism. Those necessities, which we consider...

BY: Scott Hiley| September 28, 2017
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Will there be a Central Committee when Socialism is established in the United States?

Hi Luca, Thanks for writing in.  I want to start by making a distinction.  A central committee (or its equivalent) is an organizational feature of a communist party, not necessarily...

September 28, 2017
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What's all this about "white supremacy"? The battle is about class -- and there are plenty of white people in...

Hi, There are a lot of white people in the working class, but there are also a lot of people of color.  The working class is not majority white. Working...

September 28, 2017
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