Communist Party USA

  People are looking for more fundamental solutions to the problems of everyday living, which have been made all the more urgent with the coming together of the COVID pandemic, institutional racism and inequality, the economic crisis, and the environmental crisis. As part of the discussion on Party building this year, we propose including discussion on running Communist candidates, as a collective discussion among the National, Districts, and clubs. In the Political Action Commission subcommittee established to discuss this issue, emphasis was placed on the importance of our candidates coming out of struggles in the communities and unions. Another important area of discussion is the question of voter suppression laws, and ballot access laws which impact our candidates. This is part of the national discussion today on the over 250 voter suppression proposals put forward in 43 states by the Republican Party after the 2020 elections. In a recent report, Joe…

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It’s time to run candidates: A call for discussion and action