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  USSR: Communist Party: Politburo - Archontology.org
The 28th congress of the Communist Party decreed that the Politburo will include a representative of each constituent republic of the Soviet Union and that all its members will be equal in their rights.
According to the new regulations, whenever a first secretary of the party organization of a constituent republic was dismissed, his successor had to enter the Politburo at the next Central Committee plenum [3].
Successors of Gumbaridze (Georgian Communist party), Pogosyan (Armenian Communist party) and Polozkov (Communist party of the Russian SFSR) were never elected to the Politburo.
www.archontology.org /nations/ussr/cpsu/politburo_hist.php   (829 words)

  
  Communist Party of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In theory, supreme power in the party was invested in the Party Congress, however, in practice the power structure became reversed and, particularly after the death of Lenin, supreme power became the domain of the General Secretary.
This was both an attempt to "proletarianize" the party and an attempt by Stalin to strengthen his base by outnumbering the Old Bolsheviks and reducing their influence in the party.
In other republics, communists established the Armenian Communist Party, Communist Party of Azerbaijan, Party of Communists of Kyrgyzstan, Communist Party of Ukraine, Communist Party of Belarus, Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova, Communist Party of Kazakhstan and the Communist Party of Tajikistan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_the_Soviet_Union   (1430 words)

  
 USSR: Communist Party: 1922-1991 (Leadership history)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Despite the clear party structure, subordination to higher bodies and discipline, the Soviet Communist Party lacked legalization of the institute of head of the party.
The 17th party congress held in 1934 elected the Central Committee, which in turn elected the Politburo, the Orgburo and the Secretaries without confirming the Stalin's title as it used to be after each party congress in 1922-1930.
The complex structure of higher party bodies by the time of Stalin's death (1953) was complicated with creation of a new body, the Presidium, on place of the Politburo, at the 19th party congress (October 1952).
www.schultz.advanta.org /nations/ussr/cpsu/cpsu_leaders.php   (1213 words)

  
 Organization of the Communist Party of the USSR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Became synonymous with leader of the party under Stalin.
The political bureau of the Central Committee and the most powerful political group of the Communist Party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Organization_of_the_Communist_Party_of_the_USSR   (158 words)

  
 Communist Party of Canada
The party continued to exist, but was under the constant threat of legal harrassment, and was for all intents and purposes an underground organization until 1936.
Although the party was banned, affiliated groups such as the Workers' Unity League, the Relief Camp Workers Union, and the National Unemployed Workers Association played a significant role in organizing the unskilled and the unemployed in protest marches and demonstrations and campaigns such as the On to Ottawa Trek.
The reconstituted Communist Party operated by the old CP minority was deregistered and its assets seized by Elections Canada when it failed to run more than fifty candidates in the 1993 general election.
www.mcfly.org /wik/Communist_Party_of_Canada   (1237 words)

  
 Communist party - Linix Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Communist Parties first started to be widely established across the world in the early 20th century, after the creation of the Communist International by the Russian Bolsheviks.
Many other Communist parties, especially in Europe, were created in the 1910s and 1920s as the result of factional splits within most of the socialist parties that existed at the time.
The Communist Party of the United States was considered within the political mainstream during the 1930s and 1940s, but the advent of the Cold War led to McCarthyism, a vigorous anti-Communist political repression movement in America during the 1950s which effectively marginalized the American Communist Party.
web.linix.ca /pedia/index.php/Communist_Party   (1640 words)

  
 Bibliography on Party Politics in USSR, 1950-1962
In brief, the literature on party politics in the Soviet Union was abundant, and the problem for the indexers was one of selecting rather than locating material for the file.
Similarly, there are frequent discussions of "party workers and activists" (code 330) owing to the high degree of activity shown by party members, who are apt to lose their membership if they do not work for the party.
Party officials stand in third place among the contributors, which conforms to the observation that many of the items in the file are government documents.
www.janda.org /icpp/ICPP1980/Book/PART3/67-USSRBib.htm   (978 words)

  
 Communist party, in the United States. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In May, 1921, under strong pressure from the Third (Communist) International, or Comintern, the Communist groups in the United States were united as the Communist Party of America.
Accordingly, in Dec., 1921, the Communists organized the Workers party of America, as a legal, acknowledged organization, and by 1923 the underground party had ceased to function.
The sensational confessions of former Communists, such as Whittaker Chambers, and increasing evidence of Communist espionage led to highly publicized investigations by Congress (especially by the House Un-American Activities Committee and the Senate Subcommittee on Government Operations), the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and federal grand juries.
www.bartleby.com /65/co/CommunisUS.html   (1371 words)

  
 Communist Party
The Communist Party (PCE) in Spain was founded in November, 1921 by dissident members of the Socialist Party, the National Confederation of Trabajo (CNT) and the Union General de Trabajadores (UGT).
The clue to the behaviour of the Communist Party in any country is the military relation of that country, actual or potential, towards the USSR In England, for instance, the position is still uncertain, hence the English Communist Party is still hostile to the National Government, and, ostensibly, opposed to rearmament.
The Communist party, which has attracted some of the more politically conscious elements of the working class, is, all the same, insufficiently organized and politically strong to take on even to the slightest degree the political work for the armed forces of the revolution.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /SPcommunists.htm   (3787 words)

  
 Communist Party Link - NEPAL REVOLUTIONARY STUDENTS' UNION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Turn in the Communist International and the Situation in Germany - 1930 essay by Trotsky on "Third Period" Stalinist ultraleftism by the German Communist Party and its inability to combat the threat of Nazism.
International Communist League - Publishers of Workers' Vanguard and The Spartacist, the ICL is organised as the Spartacist League in several countries and the Trotskyist League/Lige Trotskyiste in Canada and France.
Communist Party of Great Britain - A rump of the old CPGB and smaller than the other groups that split from the original party in the 1970s and 80s.
www.nrsu.com.np /link.php   (1554 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)

  
 80 years for China's Communist Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Communist Party is by tradition an organization representing peasants and workers.
Tens of thousands of party members are involved in business, as managers of state enterprises; organizations that have been privatized; organizations split from their parent companies; and shareholding companies which are run commercially, with the state maintaining a share.
Central Party School officials had met with leaders of social democratic parties from Europe to compare notes and even canvassed diplomats on the nuts and bolts of party organization and fund raising.
www.websitesaboutchina.com /main/poli/politics_1_1.htm   (3134 words)

  
 Pacific Affairs: Japanese communist party: Organization and resilience in the midst of adversity, The   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Pacific Affairs: Japanese communist party: Organization and resilience in the midst of adversity, The
Japanese communist party: Organization and resilience in the midst of adversity, The
The leadership also mobilized its organizations to launch a publicity blitz including the wide-scale distribution of pamphlets to the masses in attempts to persuade them that the party is not related to the Marxist dominoes.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3680/is_199610/ai_n8756032   (1237 words)

  
 ussr information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The political organization ofthe country was defined by the only recognized political party, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
The disintegration of Communist allies in Eastern Europe heralded the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
The leader of the Communist Party was the General Secretary.
www.vsearchmedia.com /ussr.html   (1666 words)

  
 CPUSA Online - FAQ's
The Communist Party USA is in favor of socialized medicine, guaranteed retirement in the form of improved social security benefits, strengthened environmental protection, full funding of education, amnesty for immigrants, and democratization of all regulatory agencies.
Our Party feels that the only way to get to a successful revolution is to win workers and their allies to struggles for reform, leading them to a consciousness of their own power, and to an awareness of the limits placed on real solutions by the capitalist system.
A militant, organized, mature working class, led by an experienced revolutionary party, with well-developed alliances with other major progressive sectors of society, and with a capitalist class which is split, which is not unified around a fascist program of drowning the revolutionary movement in blood, these can lead to a successful revolution.
www.cpusa.org /article/static/511   (12185 words)

  
 Interview with the Organization for the Communist Party of the Proletariat of Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The main obstacle to the socialist perspective in Albania is represented by the Socialist Party.
The Communist Party of Albania is rapidly developing, but one must consider that in the last years it has been in a state of complete illegality and subject to fascist repression; recently two members of the Central Committee were condemned to three and a half years in prison for the simple possession of political documents.
The Communist Party of Albania, which held its Congress in the summer of 1996, follows the general line outlined by the great Marxist-Leninist Enver Hoxha, the line of revolution for socialism, and with this aim it calls to the struggle all the patriotic forces which are fighting for liberty, independence and sovereignty.
www.mltranslations.org /Albania/buttfava.htm   (525 words)

  
 savethemales.ca - American Communism and the Making of Women's Liberation
Women Communists, who made up 40% of the party membership, had long complained that their domestic responsibilities prevented them from attending meetings.
Communist women intellectuals formalized a sophisticated Marxist analysis of the "woman question." The books In Women's Defense (1940) by Mary Inman, Century of Struggle (1954) by Eleanor Flexner and The Unfinished Revolution (1962) by Eve Merriam recorded the history of women's oppression and decried the prevalence of sexism in traditional customs, mass culture and language.
Communists pioneered the political, economic and cultural analysis of woman's oppression.
www.savethemales.ca /031001.html   (1433 words)

  
 Chinese Communist Party, Communist Party of China
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).
Positions in the standing committees of local Party committees were also reduced by eight to 186, with the average age of members down by half a year to 52.7-years-old.
In contrast to the general efforts to streamline Party organizations, posts in the Party's discipline inspection commissions were increased by 24.6 percent.
www.chinatoday.com /org/cpc   (1656 words)

  
 Soviet Union - Wikinfo
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR or Soviet Union; Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, SSSR written in the Cyrillic alphabet as СССР) was a communist-ruled union with a single-party system that existed from 1922 until 1991.
After the revolution, the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) outlawed every other political party.
The Soviet Union was the first country to base its economy on communist principles, where the state owned all the means of production and farming was collectivized.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=USSR   (1813 words)

  
 Which the differences between the PCB and the PCdoB?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
An example of the difference between the parties from a political aspect: the PCdoB engaged in fight against the military dictatorship implanted in Brazil in 1964, having organized the Guerrilla of the Araguaia.
Regarding historical aspects: the Communist Party of Brazil was founded in March 25, 1922, as a section of the Communist International.
It is irrefutable, still, that the example and the solidary aid of the old Ussr to some oppressed and explored peoples of the world contributed decisively for the liberation of some countries, so that the Third World could resist and face the threats and aggressions of imperialism.
www.pcb.org.br /english/diferencas.html   (1067 words)

  
 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Communist party @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
COMMUNIST PARTY [Communist party] in the United States, political party that espoused the Marxist-Leninist principles of communism.
The Taft-Hartley Act of 1947 denied the facilities of the National Labor Relations Board to unions that failed to file affidavits avowing that their officers were not Communists, and in 1949-50 the CIO expelled unions that were still Communist-dominated.
Subsequent declassification (1995-96) of intercepted Soviet cables confirmed that party members had indeed spied for the Soviet Union before and during the cold war, although some scholars questioned the extent to which the cables could trusted.
highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1E1:CommunisUS&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (1382 words)

  
 RW ONLINE:Red Flag Flying on the Roof of the World
The party started to work among the basic peasant masses, and for three or four years, there was a big peasant movement-a kind of revolutionary upsurge.
In the main region, what the party is trying to do, for the time being, is that when a woman has a baby, she will be placed in a secure area among the masses for about six months.
Also, the party is not directly pressing, but strongly encouraging men and women comrades, couples, not to have children for the time being, to not have a baby for five to seven or ten years because it will be a big practical problem.
www.rwor.org /a/v21/1040-049/1043/interv.htm   (15539 words)

  
 Soviet Union : USSR
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR or Soviet Union; Soyuz Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, SSSR written in the Cyrillic alphabet as СССР) was a communist-ruled union with a totalitarian regime that existed from 1922 until 1991.
Russia was by far the largest Republic in the Soviet Union in terms of both land area and population, and also dominated it politically and economically.
Unhappiness with the Russian involvement in World War I led to the Russian Revolution and a civil war, ending in the establishing of the Soviet Union, the first communist state, on December 30, 1922.
www.fastload.org /us/USSR.html   (573 words)

  
 EurasiaNet Eurasia Insight - Play President of the (Defunct) Communist Party of the USSR for a Day! Part I
Even before the outbreak of a civil war in 1992, visits by foreigners to Abkhazia were discouraged -- the primary reason being the region was home during the Soviet era to several military and research facilities, including a unique institute where they (allegedly) tested various hideous diseases on monkeys and other primates.
Abkhazia was also known as a part of the Soviet Riviera, a place where the communist elite came to play, either frying hide on the pebble beaches of the Black Sea, plucking fruit from the low-land orchards or meandering through the towering mountains, cut by dozens of blue-ribbon trout streams and roaring rivers.
Happily, the main road is generally safe, the war having been relegated to visual memory to the left and right: scores--nay, hundreds--of partially or wholly burnt out buildings, many of which appear to have been quite pleasant before getting whacked with a GRAD missile or blast of a T-72 tank.
eurasianet.org /eurasianet/departments/insight/articles/eav081601.shtml   (1362 words)

  
 History of Croatia - Croatian History
Under pressure from the neighbouring Frankish and Byzantine empires, the tribal organization of the Croats gradually gave way to larger units, and there existed two Croatian duchies, one in Dalmatia along the Adriatic coast, the other in Pannonia.
Political movements in Serbia, notably the Radical Party of Nikola Pasic, tended to be influenced by goals of uniting all the lands where Serbs were a majority or to which they had an historical claim.
Consequently, the Yugoslav party was expelled from the Cominform in 1948.
croatiahis.com   (3932 words)

  
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