Founded in 1919, the Communist Party USA has championed the struggles for democracy, labor rights, women’s equality, racial justice and peace for 100 years. The Communist Party has an unparalleled history in the progressive movement of the United States, from the struggle against Jim Crow segregation, the organizing of the industrial unions, from the canneries of California, to the sweatshops of New York City.

Party Program

A better and peaceful world is possible - a world where people and nature come before profits. That’s socialism. That's the Communist Party USA. Learn more about our vision and how we can achieve our goals.

CPUSA Organizational Chart
Sexual Harassment Policy

In the Communist Party USA, sexual harassment is not an acceptable behavior on the part of any comrade.

CPUSA Constitution

The Constitution of CPUSA that was adopted at the 30th National Convention on June 15, 2014. Learn about our principles, vision, and the organization of CPUSA.

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Club Guidelines

Establishing a club takes time and patience. It is a step-by-step process. These guidelines are intended to be enabling, not disabling.

party voices

BY: Communist Party USA|May 26, 2023

Debt ceiling: debate or debacle? Plus, trips to Florida a risky business; Rest in peace, Tina Turner; and mailbag: "Why is capitalism so bad?"

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The NY YCL demands the immediate arrest and charge of the murderer, and a full investigation into the police and applauding bystanders.

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Detroit CP members and soccer fans show solidarity with Palestine
BY: Detroit Club, CPUSA|April 26, 2023

An Irish soccer club in Detroit has joined local justice for Palestine groups and the CP club in the fight to end the occupation of Palestinian territories by Israeli forces.

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As people the world over know, the celebration of May Day as a labor holiday began in connection with the events that transpired on and around May 1, 1886 in...

The CPUSA and the African American Liberation struggle: a global perspective

The Party’s contribution to the struggle for racial equality in the US is part of the historical record, although it rarely gets the attention it deserves in historical accounts. Two...

BY: Ben Sears| May 1, 2016
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Communist Party and African American equality – a focus unequaled in U.S. history

In honor of African American History Month, the third article in our series on the Communist Party's 90th Anniversary surveys a few documents written by leading African American party members...

BY: Tony Pecinovsky| February 26, 2016
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Remembering James W. Ford

In honor of African American History Month, the sixth article in our series on the Communist Party's 90th anniversary will survey a document written by James W. Ford, one of...

BY: Tony Pecinovsky| February 12, 2016
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