Communists are Singing in Chicago

BY: Financial Times| July 14, 2005

Communists are Singing in Chicago By Jeremy Grant Published: July 8, 2005

They still call each other ‘comrade’. They still sing the socialist Internationale. But most of all, they are still around.

Members of the Communist Party of the USA, which was hounded during the McCarthyite political witch-hunts of the 1950s and marginalised by the cold war, gathered in Chicago earlier this week to mark the anniversary of their party’s founding in the city in 1919…


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