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I have looked at this page, and it appears as if the party is much more aligned with social democracy...

Thanks for your question, which has a couple of parts.  I'll start off by saying that what we fight for is socialism, which is a necessary step toward communism. First...

BY: Scott Hiley| March 21, 2017
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I wanted to get the perspective of someone on the other side of the spectrum from me on communism. In...

Terrific question!  Thanks for writing in.  My answer is kind of long, but I hope you'll find it helpful. (I'll add that I, personally, hope that socialism gives me more...

BY: Scott Hiley| March 16, 2017
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Why are you such pacifists when you say "it takes a fight to win"?

If you guys are pacifists, why do you always say – “it takes a fight to win?” Good question, thanks. Pacifists are opposed to war and violence, according to a...

BY: Beth Edelman| March 9, 2017
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Being that you are a Communist organization, it is obvious that you want to take from those whom you deem...

Thanks for your question.  And don't worry--we're not coming to confiscate your boat or turn your house into collective property. I'm being a bit flippant, but your question touches on...

BY: Scott Hiley| March 9, 2017
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What is your view on the usage of the original hammer and sickle symbol, and is there anywhere I can...

Thanks for your question, Ryan.  The imagery of the hammer and sickle (both the original and our modern hammer, sickle, and gear) are the subject of ongoing discussions in CPUSA....