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  Chinese Communist Party, Communist Party of China
The Communist Party of China (CPC) was founded on July 1, 1921 in Shanghai, China.
The Communist Party of China is founded mainly on ideology and politics.
The number of deputy Party chiefs in the local Party committees was cut by 38 to 33, a display of the Party's determination to improve efficiency and strengthen ruling capacity, according to the Organization Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
www.chinatoday.com /org/cpc   (1801 words)

  
 The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. Jim Crow Stories . Communist Party, USA | PBS
The Communist Party USA was founded in 1919, three years after the Russian Revolution.
The Communists became extremely active on the civil-rights front, and they found a great opportunity to act on the national stage in 1931.
The Communists intervened with a two-fold strategy: They hired first-rate legal talent to appeal the case all the way to the United States Supreme Court, and they also staged mass demonstrations in the United States to rally public support for their campaign to free the youths.
www.pbs.org /wnet/jimcrow/stories_org_communist.html   (408 words)

  
  Communist Party (KPD) : Nazi Germany
Germany's KPD became the largest Communist Party outside the Soviet Union and was fairly successful in elections to the Reichstag: 62 (May, 1924), 45 (December, 1924), 54 (May, 1928), 77 (September, 1930), 89 (July, 1932) and 100 (November, 1932).
Ernst Thalmann emerged as the leader of the KPD and was the party's presidential candidate in 1932.
Communists are willing to work with Catholics for religious liberty, and if, as an underground worker told me, half of a group of Socialists working with Communists in getting out a paper turn Communist, such an event is the outcome of an experience and not the focus of the movement.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /GERkpd.htm   (1634 words)

  
  Communist party, in Russia and the Soviet Union. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The party (from 1925 the All-Union Communist party), was strongly urban.
In 1952 the party was renamed the Communist party of the Soviet Union.
The Communist Party of Russia, the largest and most well-financed of the new parties, won the largest bloc of seats in the 1995 parliamentary elections, and in the first round of the 1996 Russian presidential election, Communist candidate Gennady Zyuganov received almost as many votes as Yeltsin.
www.bartleby.com /65/co/CommunisUSSR.html   (1182 words)

  
  Communist Party of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The party was founded in 1921, and fought the Kuomintang during the Chinese Civil War, which ended with the party's victory in the Chinese Revolution.
The relationship between party and state is somewhat different from that of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, in which the party controlled the state.
However, in contrast to the Soviet situation where the party had extra-legal authority, since the early 1990s, it has been established that the party is subject to rule of law and is therefore subject to the authority of the state and the Constitution of the People's Republic of China.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_China   (2112 words)

  
 Constitution of Communist Party of China
The primary Party organization guarantees and supervises the implementation of the principles and policies of the Party and the state in its own enterprise and backs the meeting of shareholders, board of directors, board of supervisors and manager (factory director) in the exercise of their functions and powers according to law.
It is the guarantee that the unity and solidarity of the Party are safeguarded and that the tasks of the Party are accomplished.
And according to Article 53, the Party emblem and flag are the symbol and sign of the Communist Party of China, Party organizations at all levels and all Party members shall safeguard the sanctity of the Party emblem and flag, and the Party emblem and flag should be made and used according to regulations.
www.fas.org /irp/world/china/docs/const.html   (10779 words)

  
 Communist party, in China. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The Chinese Communist party became formally allied with the Kuomintang in 1923; by 1925 Communists held many top posts in the Kuomintang organization.
It was the party hierarchy that was challenged and nearly destroyed by Mao in the Cultural Revolution (1966–76).
Jiang Zemin, who was party leader from 1989 to 2002, essentially rejected the notion of class struggle in 2001 when he promoted the recruitment of business executives and entrepreneurs as party members.
www.bartleby.com /65/co/CommunisChi.html   (653 words)

  
 HighBeam Encyclopedia - Communist party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
COMMUNIST PARTY [Communist party] in Russia and the Soviet Union, political party that until 1991 exercised all effective power within the Soviet Union, and, as the oldest and for a long time the only ruling Communist party in the world, carried heavy or controlling influence over the Communist parties of other countries (see communism).
The Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia: a post-communist socialist or a neo-communist party?
The theory and tactics of the Communist Party of Australia (M-L).
www.encyclopedia.com /html/c/communisu1s1s1r1.asp   (1336 words)

  
 Race and Civil Rights: The 1930s & 1940s   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
But, while the Party struggled on issues of racism and discrimination and contributed positively to the civil rights struggle, it appears that its involvement was at times more about strengthening the workers’ movement than from a genuine interest in improving the lives of people of color.
Although the Communist Party of the Northwest in the decades of the 1930s through the 1950s did significantly contribute to the improvement of the lives of people of color, its legacy should not be uncritically assessed.
Communist Party newspapers kept the Scottsboro rape case in the headlines all through the 1930s until the nine young defendants finally gained their freedom.
faculty.washington.edu /gregoryj/cpproject/pinckney.htm   (2919 words)

  
 People's Daily Online The Communist Party of China (CPC)
Party committees of counties (banners), autonomous counties, cities without districts and districts under the jurisdiction of a city are elected for a term of five years.
Regional Party committees and organizations equivalent to regional committees are Party agencies of provinces and autonomous regions within the scope of several counties, autonomous counties and cities.
The plenary sessions of local Party commissions for discipline inspection at various levels elect the standing committee and secretary and deputy secretaries, and the results are passed by the Party committee at the same level and reported to the Party committee at the next higher level for approval.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /data/organs/cpc.html   (3194 words)

  
 Japanese Communist Party Summary
The JCP is one of the largest non-ruling communist parties in the world, with about 400,000 members belonging to 25,000 branches.
Unlike Communist parties in Europe and elsewhere, it has not suffered an internal crisis as a result of the collapse of the Soviet Union, nor has it considered disbanding or changing its name or fundamental objectives, as many other Communist parties have done.
The party was legalised during the U.S. occupation of Japan in 1945, and since then has been a legal political party able to contest elections.
www.bookrags.com /Japanese_Communist_Party   (1321 words)

  
 CNN Cold War - Spotlight: Communist Party, U.S.A.
Gus Hall, the party's general secretary from 1959 until his death in October 2000, received nearly 59,000 votes during the 1976 presidential election.
In November 1997, communist Denise Winebrenner Edwards was elected to the city council of Wilkensburg, Pennsylvania.
And The Communist Manifesto, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, has been released in a new edition -- meant more for the coffee table than the public meeting.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/06/spotlight   (944 words)

  
 US CODE: Title 50,841. Findings and declarations of fact
The Congress finds and declares that the Communist Party of the United States, although purportedly a political party, is in fact an instrumentality of a conspiracy to overthrow the Government of the United States.
Unlike members of political parties, members of the Communist Party are recruited for indoctrination with respect to its objectives and methods, and are organized, instructed, and disciplined to carry into action slavishly the assignments given them by their hierarchical chieftains.
The Communist Party is relatively small numerically, and gives scant indication of capacity ever to attain its ends by lawful political means.
www.law.cornell.edu /uscode/html/uscode50/usc_sec_50_00000841----000-.html   (259 words)

  
 Communist Party USA - dKosopedia
The Communist Party, USA was the American associate of the COMINTERN and was friendly towards the Soviet Union when it existed.
The Communist Party USA places a heavy emphasis on the labor movement, as well as the fight against racism and sexism.
The Communist Party USA publishes a Weekly Newspaper the People's Weekly World, and publishes a monthly theoretical and discussion journal Political Affairs.
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Communist_Party   (466 words)

  
 Russian Election
The Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) was registered on 24 March 1993 and considers itself the successor to the Communist Party of the RSFSR.
The party declares that it has a "left-social" orientation and continues to policies of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the Communist Party of the RSFSR.
The party believes that it has the support of nearly 40 percent of the electorate, although opinion polls place the party's support at about 27 percent.
www.rferl.org /specials/russianelection/parties/communists.asp   (332 words)

  
 KPRF - MN-FILES - MOSNEWS.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
KPRF is an acronym for Kommunisticheskaya partiya Rossiyskoy Federatsii (The Communist Party of the Russian Federation).
On February 13, 1993 the party congress declared the resumption of KPRF activities and elected Gennady Zyuganov as its leader.
The party positions itself as a socialist and patriotic opposition to the “anti-national regime.” In its manifesto the KPRF named building socialism as its primary goal, i.e., promoting the idea of a society of social justice based on principles of collectivism, liberty, equality, power of the people, and the strengthening of a federative multinational state.
www.mosnews.com /mn-files/kprf.shtml   (800 words)

  
 Communist Party of Britain - for peace and socialism
This ruled the proceedings of the party’s 21st Congress in June 2005 to be null and void.
BRITAIN'S communists condemned the recent attempts to strike at civilian targets in London and Scotland at a meeting of the party's political committee on Wednesday.
Britain's communists are proposing a left wing programme for consideration by the labour and progressive movements.
www.communist-party.org.uk   (711 words)

  
 THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO
It is high time that Communists should openly, in the face of the whole world, publish their views, their aims, their tendencies, and meet this nursery tale of the spectre of communism with a manifesto of the party itself.
The inner organization of this primitive communistic society was laid bare, in its typical form, by Lewis Henry Morgan's (1818-1861) crowning discovery of the true nature of the gens and its relation to the tribe.
The Communists fight for the attainment of the immediate aims, for the enforcement of the momentary interests of the working class; but in the movement of the present, they also represent and take care of the future of that movement.
www.anu.edu.au /polsci/marx/classics/manifesto.html   (14158 words)

  
 Communist Party of Ireland / Páirtí Cumannach na hÉireann
The Communist Party of Ireland is an all-Ireland Marxist party founded in 1933.
Thirty-nine communist and left parties have issued a joint statement in opposition to war and in solidarity with the Iranian people.
The general election in Greece on Sunday 16 September saw the Communist Party of Greece almost doubling its vote to achieve the election of twenty-two members to the Greek parliament.
www.communistpartyofireland.ie   (1829 words)

  
 The Epoch Times | Nine Commentaries on the Communist Party
Today the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)¡¯s violence and abuses are even more severe than those of the tyrannical Qin Dynasty.
The 55-year history of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is written with blood and lies.
The Communist Party is essentially an evil cult that harms mankind.
ninecommentaries.com   (722 words)

  
 Russia's Communist Party Revives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The once-despised party that murdered millions and imprisoned millions more in the dreaded gulags where few survived is once again a political force to be reckoned with, according to journalist Fred Weir.
The party was revived in 1993, grew swiftly, and today claims to have some 600,000 members.
The Monitor notes that most of the party's members are either elderly veterans of World War II or people who grew up in the post-war years of reconstruction and the struggle to reach superpower status.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2001/8/29/172233.shtml   (917 words)

  
 Modern China: The Chinese Communist Party
Thus the New Culture Movement began to gestate the seeds of the Chinese Communist Party.
The communists themselves began to operate independently as a party after the death of Sun Yat-sen in 1925; in particular, Mao Tse-tung engaged on a party recruitment campaign among peasants that was phenomenally successful.
Leadership in the Soviet Union was divided: Josef Stalin believed that the Communists should continue to cooperate with the KMT while Leon Trotsky, in a competition for power with Stalin, argued that the communists should begin setting up communist-style local governments and initiate land reform.
www.wsu.edu:8001 /~dee/MODCHINA/COMM.HTM   (1820 words)

  
 The Communist Party of America serving Workers of the World Unite!!
Second, the living memories of embittered factionalism within the Labour Party during the Thatcher years - widely used by the political establishment and media as evidence of Labour's unelectability - are utilised by Labour careerists too (except in odd private moments of nostalgia) as a pretext for abandoning the entirety of the party's leftist legacy.
Stuart Hall has never been a Labour Party member (though I myself have been for twenty years) but his analysis of the Thatcher years had an extraordinary impact on those who at the time were in or near the Communist Party, and who were themselves gravitating towards Labour.
This was the Eurocommunist-leaning, Communist Party magazine which prided itself on taking risks with left orthodoxies, guided by a belief that a failure to engage with the lives and desires of ordinary people was making the left more marginalised than ever.
www.networkingtheinternet.com /americancommunistparty.htm   (3157 words)

  
 staugustine.com: Opinions & Letters: Perspective: Communist Party USA supports John Kerry 07/14/04
The southern Democrats must be thrilled by the news that the Communist Party of The United States of America, CPUSA, is publicly supporting the election of John Kerry.
The communist party urges readers to place this ad in local newspapers throughout the country to defeat President Bush.
A Vietnam vet group took a trip to Communist Hanoi to investigate a report that John Kerry was in the "Hanoi Hall of Fame." Yes, there is a museum in Hanoi with a section dedicated to foreign activists who help defeat the United States Military in Vietnam.
www.staugustine.com /stories/071404/opi_2435145.shtml   (962 words)

  
 Library of Congress Opens Records of the Communist Party, USA
Different Soviet agencies subsidized different American Communist activities, and sometimes the funds, sent to the United States by surreptitious means, were delivered to the wrong recipient.
In this memo, the head of the American Communist party attempts to reconcile who got which subsidies and which transfers were needed to ensure that the various activities received what Moscow intended.
Reed, a well-known American journalist of the 1910s, was a founder of the American Communist Party in 1919 and one of its early representatives to the Comintern.
www.loc.gov /today/pr/2001/01-007.html   (919 words)

  
 PRIVACY Statement - Communist Party of Canada
Depending on your membership to Communist Party of Canada, you may be asked to provide us with additional information.
When you are on the Communist Party of Canada site and provide us with your personal information, you can be sure that only Communist Party of Canada collects this information unless it is explicitly stated otherwise.
Your personal information is maintained by the Communist Party of Canada site administrators to provide you with services you may have requested.
www.communist-party.ca /legal/privacy.html   (909 words)

  
 This Site is Operated by the Communist Party of Nepal(Maoist),Central Publicity Section.
Statement of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) issued on 1 February 2005 in response to the King's dismissal of government
Statement of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) declaring a suspe
Interview with Comrade Prachanda, the Chairman of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) and the Supreme Commander of the People’s Liberation army, Nepal.
www.cpnm.org /new/English/english_index.htm   (858 words)

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