From Crisis to Split: The Communist Party USA, 1989–1991

  title={From Crisis to Split: The Communist Party USA, 1989–1991},
  author={Daniel Rosenberg},
  journal={American Communist History},
  pages={1 - 55}
  • D. Rosenberg
  • Published 3 April 2019
  • Political Science
  • American Communist History
The Communist Party USA split in 1991. As a vital force on the Left, playing historically documented roles in labor, peace, civil rights, education, housing, and other progressive movements the Party weathered the storms of Soviet and socialist crises poorly. Its contributions to such movements were thus weakened. The Party erupted along ancestral streams: democracy, race, and “real, existing” socialism, which met in the socket of the Party. The interactive flow of argument was continuous, with… 


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