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I always try to label myself in a political sense, I teach social studies for a living and HATE the...

Hi, and thanks for writing in. I'd say that if you think of a communist state--a classless, egalitarian society free of violence and coercion--as a real political goal, you've already...

BY: Scott Hiley| August 1, 2018
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Why is your party engaging and giving legitimacy to identity politics? Class before identity! Identity politics only serves to split...

Hi Jack, Thanks for writing in.  Short answer: we are building working class unity.  Racism, sexism, national chauvinism, discrimination against LGBTQ people: these are the things that divide and weaken...

BY: Scott Hiley| July 12, 2018
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Hello. I am an adolescent who is thinking about joining the CPUSA once I am at the legal voting age....

Hi Madeline, Thanks for writing in, and for a terrific question.  It really got me thinking! In our perspective, dissent, protest, disagreement and debate are a vital part of the...

BY: Scott Hiley| May 17, 2018
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I believe in 99% of what the CPUSA is all about. But I also believe in my right to practice...

Hi Nathan, I don't know whether your commitment to 'modern sporting rifles' disqualifies you from membership in the CPUSA.  That's a question for our membership committee, whom you can contact...

BY: Scott Hiley| March 13, 2018
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What is the position of CPUSA on the idea of progress? Do you believe that so-called "progress" results in an...

Hi Rohan, No apologies necessary!  Thanks for such a thoughtful and nuanced question. You're right to question the term 'primitive'.  It's a racist category, rooted in European colonialism and used...

BY: Scott Hiley| March 1, 2018
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