Prospects Ahead for the Fighting Communist Party of Swaziland / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

CPS Life expectancy in Swaziland, in southern Africa, is the world’s 7th lowest; its HIV/AIDS prevalence is the world’s highest at 26%. Unemployment is 41%, and wages for 80% of workers are less than $2 dollars per day. Swaziland is an autocracy ruled by a king. A Communist party has existed in Swaziland since 2011.Continue reading “Prospects Ahead for the Fighting Communist Party of Swaziland / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

New Haven Declares an Emphatic No to US Blockade of Cuba / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

This resolution ​“speaks for itself,” Health and Human Services Committee Chair and Westville Alder Darryl Brackeen, Jr. said in support of the item as the New Haven Board of Alders Vote To End Cuba Embargo | Photo credit: New Haven Independent A spirited and persistent campaign joined by peace activists in New Haven struck goldContinue reading “New Haven Declares an Emphatic No to US Blockade of Cuba / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

Buses filling up nationwide for June 18 Poor People’s Campaign D.C. march / by Cameron Orr

A bus filled with marchers by the original Poor People’s Campaign bus in 1968. Today’s modern Poor People’s Campaign is again bringing people from around the country to march on the nation’s capital on June 18. | Robert Houston / Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Across the country, spots on busesContinue reading “Buses filling up nationwide for June 18 Poor People’s Campaign D.C. march / by Cameron Orr”

Building the Communist Movement is Women’s Work (and Men’s Too) / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

Analyst Taryn Fivek, in her recent article on the CPUSA website, offers explanations for women’s frequent reluctance to take part in progressive politics. She calls for more involvement of women in the struggle for socialism. Here we review some of her conclusions and argue that women’s role in struggle must be large, one reason reasonContinue reading “Building the Communist Movement is Women’s Work (and Men’s Too) / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”

Building the Communist Movement is Women’s Work (and Men’s Too) / by W. T. Whitney Jr.

Analyst Taryn Fivek, in her recent article on the CPUSA website, offers explanations for women’s frequent reluctance to take part in progressive politics. She calls for more involvement of women in the struggle for socialism. Here we review some of her conclusions and argue that women’s role in struggle must be large, one reason reasonContinue reading “Building the Communist Movement is Women’s Work (and Men’s Too) / by W. T. Whitney Jr.”