Joelle Fishman

 
 
Joelle Fishman

Joelle Fishman chairs the Connecticut Communist Party USA. She is a Commissioner on the City of New Haven Peace Commission, serves on the executive board of the Alliance of Retired Americans in Connecticut and is an active member of many economic rights and social justice organizations. She was a candidate for Congress from 1973 to 1982, maintaining minor-party ballot status for the Communist Party in Connecticut's Third Congressional District. As chair of the CPUSA Political Action Commission, she has played an active role in the broad labor and people's alliance that defeated the ultra-right in the 2008 elections and continues to mobilize for health care, worker rights and peace.

 

 

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A communist approach to election work  in 2018

A communist approach to election work in 2018

We work in the elections not just for a candidate but strategically to build and strengthen the movement and our Party for the long term.

BY:Joelle Fishman| May 22, 2018
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Women in politics 2018

Women in politics 2018

The uprising of working-class women candidates in 2018 is reshaping politics.  It is an important part of the revolutionary process.

BY:Joelle Fishman| April 18, 2018
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All in for unity, solidarity and get out the vote

All in for unity, solidarity and get out the vote

When people see their common interests, Trump's policies can be successfully challenged.

BY:Joelle Fishman| February 28, 2018
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2017: A year of resistance

2017: A year of resistance

From the fight for 15 to immigrant rights, to jobs for youth, the Connecticut Communist Party has been working to build resistance to the Trump agenda.

BY:Joelle Fishman| February 6, 2018
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Building the party at the grassroots and winning elections

Building the party at the grassroots and winning elections

Grassroots, door-to-door work is key to winning elections.

BY:Joelle Fishman| February 1, 2018
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