Socialism: The history and future

Disclaimer: This is an article written by the member of the Young Communist League USA. It represents the views of the particular member and may contain content that is debateable. We encourage members and allies to engage in friendly debate around this topic.  In the early months of 1848, Karl … Continue reading

How does it feel to be a problem?

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“How does it feel to be a problem?” noted famed historian, writer and activist W.E.B Du Bois, as the underlying question that society posed to blacks in the United States of America. In his famous book, “The Souls of Black Folk,” written more than 100 years ago during a time … Continue reading

Looking for Writers and Social Logins Now Enabled

We are looking for Young Communist League, USA members to write for the our website. We are looking for people who can write News, Opinion, Reviews and Educational articles. Everyone will now be able to use Facebook, Twitter or Google to login to the website now. We have changed the log so it should send out emails. If you have problems logging in and it doesn’t send an email for a password rest, just leave a comment on this post. Please don’t leave your email information in the comments.

Statement on the current Israel Gaza conflict

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The Young Communist League, USA calls for an immediate cease-fire and an end to the attacks on the Gaza Strip. We are horrified by the mounting deaths of young people in Gaza as a result of the aggression of the Israeli government and military. We stand in solidarity with Palestinian … Continue reading

Soaring college costs, soaring student debt

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A dysfunctional system By Charles Stevens The depressed state in which many students find themselves while glancing into their bank accounts is relieved by the promise of opportunity in the private sector? If this promise is legitimate, as many Americans believe, than the topic of conversation in the mainstream media … Continue reading

Unity was their cry: fast food workers go global

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by: Teresa Albano CHICAGO – With fists in the air, tattooed teenagers joined with their sign-carrying elders in front of the Rock and Roll McDonald’s here near the city’s Gold Coast May 15 as part of the global fast food workers’ strike. Hundreds jammed the narrow public sidewalk, sandwiched between … Continue reading

Marxist methodology 101 & The Economic Crisis

CPUSA Chair Sam Webb presents foundations of Marxist methodology Recorded during a 2011 seminar in Los Angeles, this video is an excellent tool for CPUSA and YCL members, friends and collectives to discuss and deepen their understanding of Marxist methodology. Professor Wolff discusses the economic crisis at The Brecht Forum … Continue reading

LET’S END THE STUDENT DEBT CRISIS!

Please take time to sign this petition to end the student debt crisis.

Today, Americans hold an all-time record $1.3 trillion in student debt. Senator Elizabeth Warren has a smart plan to end this crisis: Let Americans with federal student loans refinance at today’s low rate. When Senator Warren introduces legislation focused on refinancing student loans, I urge you to support the bill.

 

Debt, climate change, immigration top student agenda

WASHINGTON — The recent gathering of 328 college and graduate students from across the nation here at the 45th annual “Grassroots Legislative Conference,” hosted by the United States Student Association (USSA), which has strong ties with the labor movement, could be called nothing short of a “tour de force” in … Continue reading