Communist Party (USA)

The Party Organizer

The Party Organizer began being published in 1927 and was the main internal organizing paper for the CPUSA. It functioned as a tool to guide party activists and can provide clearer insights for present day communist organizers.

Industrial Worker (July 26, 1930)

The July 26, 1930 (Vol. XII, No. 30, Whole No. 710) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Alternative Vol. 3, No. 1 (April-May 1950)

The Vol. 3, No. 1 (April-May 1950) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Industrial Worker (May 31, 1930)

The May 31, 1930 (Vol. XII, No. 22, Whole No. 702) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker (May 24, 1930)

The May 24, 1930 (Vol. XII, No. 21, Whole No. 701) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Worker (October 8, 1927)

The October 8, 1927 (Vol. IX, No. 40, Whole No. 564) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Industrial Solidarity (April 7, 1923)

The April 7, 1923 (New Series, Whole Number 231) issue of Industrial Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1921-1931.

Thompson and Cogan debate opportunism

An article by x22063 describing a 1932 debate between Fred Thompson of the IWW and J. Cogan of the Communist Party USA-aligned Trade Union Unity League, in Duluth, Minnesota. Originally appeared in the Industrial Worker, March 8, 1932 (Vol. 14, No. 60, Whole No. 793).

What was great about Theodore Draper and what was not - Bryan D. Palmer

An article by Bryan D. Palmer about the different camps of viewing the American Communist Party's history.

"Communism" not a name only - Recidivus

A scathing article by Recidivus about the Workers Party of America, the legal, above-ground party of the Communist Party USA during the early to late 1920s.