Historic Challenge & Historic Victory: Ode to the Workers and Comrades in New York

By Comrade MC 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 the workplace, a huge victory has been won today […]

Columbia Gardens Anti-Eviction Protest

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. […]

The War in Ukraine: An Analysis

The Maidan movement sparked the beginning of a conflict that still has not ended. Between 2014 and the Russian invasion, …

On Comrade Engagement and the Revitalization of our Clubs

(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 […]

Stand With Kazakhstan!

(Image: Government building burns in Almaty. Via ASB News.) Evacuation sirens are ringing out over the city of Almaty, nestled in the foothills of the Ile-Alatau National Park. On the other side of the mountains lies Kyrgyzstan, another post-Soviet State. To the West is Bishkek, the Kyrgyz capital. To the East lies Xinjiang, China.  As […]

A Union Man Ponders the Democrats’ Collapse in the Virginia Elections

The following article was originally written in 2009 by Chris Townsend, Political Action Director of the United Electrical Workers Union. We share this article with permission in light of its extreme relevance to the most recent failures of the Democratic Party in the 2021 election. The Democratic Party collapse in the 2009 Virginia statewide elections […]

A CPUSA Primer on Progressive Orgs in Virginia

This, as the name suggests, is meant to survey and bring comrades up to speed on the state of organizing in Virginia as well as familiarize readers with organizations, big and small, that operate within the state. For our purposes, the Virginia AFL-CIO is, like most similar AFL-CIO organizations in each state, comprised of the […]

Secretary’s Report, June 4th

3rd Meeting, 1st SessionExecutive Committee, Virginia DistrictCommunist Party USA Reports from Club and Collectives NoVA District Organizer reports: Face-to-face meetings of the Planning Committee are ongoing, and a committee on housing has been formed. Committee is putting together materials on the housing crisis, making contacts with regional organizations and local actions, and forming a District […]

The Growing Plight of the American Working Class

Since the 1970s in America the living conditions for the working-class have been declining. This decline in living conditions is caused by many interdependent components working in unison.