Communist Party USA

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Communist Party USA
Founded : 1919
Political Position : Far-Left

Communist Party USA, officially called the Communist Party of the United States of America, is an American Communist Party established in 1919 after a schism in the Socialist Party of America caused by debates over the Russian Revolution. In 1962, Communist Party USA is the predominate party in the American far-left and a member of the National Progressive Pact.

Members[edit | edit source]

Gus Hall: General Secretary of the party

Paul Robeson: Civil Rights Activist

Alger Hiss: Lawyer and former State Department Diplomat

Larry Itliong: Leader of the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee

William Martin: Naval Officer

Jay Lovestone: Former General Secretary of the Party