This will open your eyes to powerful forces behind the scene. Far from being dead, the Communist Party USA is ALIVE & WELL!
While only a few thousand strong, the CPUSA has made significant inroads in the labor unions, the peace movement, black and Latino mass organizations and the Democratic Party.
The CPUSA is strong in some large cities, including
In 1983, the party and its allies from Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), was a driving force behind the election of
The same organizations that backed Harold Washington-the Communist Party and Democratic Socialists of America are now backing Obama!
They were successful with Harold Washington, so it is no surprise they are using the same tactics with Barack Obama.
Will they succeed in making Barack Obama, the "people's president".
In 1992 the CPUSA and DSA helped elect another sympathizer, Carol M. Braun to the US Senate.
But what most people don't know is that forl years the CPUSA and DSA have supported another
The Harold Washington campaign appears to be almost blueprint for Obama's campaign.
The CPUSA has high hopes for Barack Obama.
The Party still calls their protege, Harold Washington-the "peoples mayor".
Now the CPUSA wants to make Barack Obama, the "people's president".
Joel Wendland, managing editor of the CPUSA's theoretical journal has outlined. Harold Washington's successful campaign and its significance for Barack Obama and America's future in the the latest Political Affair.
He shows how Washington was connected to and supported by many communists like Beatrice Lumpkin, a leader of the Chicago Communist Party. Frank Lumpkin was of course Bea Lumkin's husband. He was also a leader of the Illinois Communist Party.
Danny Davis is a member of Democratic Socialists of America. He and Obama were endorsed by DSA in 1996.
Rudy Lozano was a probable member of the CPUSA. His son Pepe Lozano is now a leader of the Chicago Young Communist League and is a atrong advocate of mobilizing the Latino vote for Barack Obama.
Indeed, is it mere chance that Obama’s main campaign image is a rising sun over a flag and the words “Obama for