Communist Party Erica Mendez Kevin Martinez Oscar Reyes
Communist Party • Motto: “People and nature before profits” • Contact Info: Communist Party USA • 235 W. 23rd Street 8th Floor New York, NY 10011 • Tel: 212-989-4994 • Fax: 212-229-1713 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org • Website:cpusa.org • Platform: They believe that the America People can replace capitalism with a system that puts people before profit. • Stands for the interest of the American Working class and the American people.
Purpose • The living standards of workers and the natural environment on which life depends are under constant attack due to the drive for maximum profits inherent in capitalism. • The party fights for jobs and economic security, a decent and rising standard of living, peace, justice, equality, a sustainable environment, gay rights, health care, education, affordable housing, the needs of seniors, democracy, and a fulfilling life for everyone, with socialism as their goal.
Four Worlds • Political • Government would have to control all mean of production so that everybody receives the same amount. • Economic • Small businesses are unusual in Communist society. • Property is evenly distributed among every member. • Social • communist society would need one-party rule everybody who is part of a communist party has services and necessities available to them. • Cultural • There is no oppressions in a communist party based in race, sex, religion and etc. • Communism is a liberal party in the 4 worlds.
Issue Conservative Liberal Agree that the rich should not have a tax cut. Working class needs a revolutionary party Social freedom Everybody has a job, healthcare, and a decent house • Against federal budget cuts for programs such as education, privatizes Medicare and cuts Social Security and the • Against capitalism; causes poverty and race war. • Anti-monopoly to ensure the well being of the people.
Members of the Party • Current Leader: Sam Webb (2000-Present) • Founder & First Leader: Charles Ruthenberg • Anybody who wants to join the Communist Party USA could do so.
History of Communism • Karl Marx • Communist Manifesto 1848 • Ground for Communist party • Theory was used after his death • Communist dictatorship • A utopian society must be classless and stateless. Free the lower class from poverty and give them a fighting chance