I was born into a world, A world with a sickness, That sickness is racial bias, Well meaning family would tell me, Who was the enemy, Society would repeat, Old prejudices and bigotry, One day I realized, These people are my brothers, My sisters, My siblings in this long struggle, They don’t have to look … Continue reading Healing:
By Comrade MC (Image: Banner of the Amazon Labor Union, via amazonlaborunion.org) On the 1st of April, 2022, the first Amazon facility in the United States officially won the years-long battle for unionization. Through the committed work of thousands of workers, supporters, and comrades, joining together in the united struggle for dignity and decency in … Continue reading Historic Challenge & Historic Victory: Ode to the Workers and Comrades in New York
By Cde. TN Long On March 11, residents of the Columbia Gardens apartments in Arlington, VA, held a rally to protest their upcoming mass eviction at the end of the month. The rally was organized by local immigrant rights group La ColectiVA and also attended by members of the community, CPUSA, PSL, and Our Revolution. … Continue reading Columbia Gardens Anti-Eviction Protest
The Maidan movement sparked the beginning of a conflict that still has not ended. Between 2014 and the Russian invasion, ...
(Directive prepared by the District Chair, VACPUSA) Dear Comrades, This document is intended to outline the Virginia District’s discussions on maintaining the engagement of our Party members, as well as revitalizing club action. This topic was discussed at the most recent open session of our District Committee on March 12th, and it was put … Continue reading On Comrade Engagement and the Revitalization of our Clubs
Organizers and Partners, The recent tide of applications for union elections brought about by your hard work and passion in the struggles for workers’ rights brings hope in these times of economic uncertainty beneath the gluttonous weight of corporate greed. In a time when Starbucks reports recordrevenues for Q4 2021 of $8.1 billion, an increase … Continue reading A Letter to Starbucks Workers United
Our nation has a long and ongoing history of racism, discrimination, and brutality against the people who have come to reside here from all across Asia. The very first legislation passed by the United States concerning immigration was the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, which would remain in effect until 1943. Anti-discriminatory laws that might … Continue reading VACPUSA Condemns the Bipartisan Sinophobic Lies from Rep. Wexton (D-VA) and Waltz (R-FL)
The story shared by Campbell Heinberg shocks and horrifies the working people of Southwest Virginia because the abuses and manipulations were allowed to continue for far too long while the abuser, Kip Vehorn, enjoyed a culture that protected his reputation and interests against scrutiny or justice. This culture is one bred to protect young men … Continue reading Official Statement of the Appalachia Subregion of the Virginia District of the Communist Party USA in Support of Campbell Heinberg
by John Siegmund The convention of the state’s movement is a political initiative to invoke Article V of the U.S. constitution. Convening a convention of states to change the U.S. constitution under the guise of limiting the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, imposing term limits and a balanced Federal budget requirement, but it … Continue reading The Convention of States. About Freedom or Not?
Indigenous rights are central to the fight against white supremacy and, of course, capitalism. The Land Back movement aims to give more power and autonomy to Indigenous communities, and it promotes self-determination for Native Americans across what is now considered the United States. Why We Must Return All Indigenous Lands To borrow a summary from … Continue reading Land Back: Why CPUSA Supports Indigenous Land Rights