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  Socialist Workers Party (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Socialist Workers Party is a small communist political party in the United States.
However the party put into practice the so-called Proletarian Military Policy of opposing the war politically while arguing that their members of military age, which meant most of the membership, should go with their class into the military and attempt to transform the imperialist war into a civil war while fighting the Nazis.
In the United States, the largest strike wave in U.S. history - involving over 5 million workers - occurred with the end of the war and the wartime pledge made by many union leaders not to strike for the duration.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Socialist_Workers_Party_(USA)   (3799 words)

 United States Socialist Party Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was formed in 1901 by a merger between the Social Democratic Party of Eugene V. Debs, formed three years earlier by veterans of the Pullman Strike of the American Railway Union, and a wing of the older Socialist Labor Party of America.
The party's pacifist anti-war stance further weakened it during World War II, and it was further hurt by the anti-Communist drives of the McCarthy era, although the party itself strongly opposed Stalin's Soviet Union.
By 1973 the Socialist Party of America had fallen under the control of the right-Shachtmanites and their allies, who renamed it the Social Democrats USA, in pursuit of their strategy of realignment in American politics that sought to realign the Democratic Party on a pro-labor and pro-civil rights basis.
www.karr.net /search/encyclopedia/United_States_Socialist_Party   (1514 words)

 Socialist Party of America - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Socialist Party of America was formed in 1901 by a merger between the Social Democratic Party of Eugene V. Debs, formed three years earlier by veterans of the Pullman Strike of the American Railway Union, and a wing of the older Socialist Labor Party.
In 1928, the Socialist Party revived as an independent electoral entity under the leadership of Norman Thomas, a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union.
The party's anti-war stance further weakened it during World War II, and it was hurt by the anti-Communist drives of the McCarthy era.
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/United_States_Socialist_Party   (268 words)

 Walt Brown (Socialist USA)
The Socialist Party stands for a fundamental transformation of the economy, focusing on producing for need not profit, with the goal of a new society without social classes, and without exploitation based on class, race, or gender.
Education: The Socialist Party recognizes the right of students of all ages to a free, quality education in a safe and supportive environment, and of all school employees to good wages, benefits, and working conditions.
Civil Liberties: The Socialist Party is committed to the rights of free speech, free press, free assembly, freedom of religious choice through the separation of church and state, the freedom of personal privacy, and the right to a safe and healthy environment.
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After the death of Eugene Debs in 1926 Norman Thomas became the leader of the party and was its presidential candidate in 1928, 1932 and 1936.
Under the leadership of Michael Harrington, the Socialist Party Conference in 1968 passed a resolution endorsing Hubert Humphrey for president.
Lease somewhat unsexed herself by her indulgence in turbulent and inflammatory discourse at Cooper Union that all women are unfitted by Nature to participate in the excitement of political contests or to have a voice in the calm and deliberate discussions which ought always to attend upon the settlement of grave and serious governmental problems.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAsocialist.htm   (6201 words)

 Socialist Party USA Response to the State of the Union Address : LA IMC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The victims and their families are in the thoughts and prayers of Socialist Party USA members around America and the world.
While the Socialist Party USA calls for working-class solidarity across racial, sexual, religious and national divides, terrorists are satisfied to summarily judge and condemn -- and even murder -- based on national origin, sex or religion.
Likewise, persecution of socialists in the United States during McCarthyism did not lead to the demise of the Eastern Block or the Soviet Union, and did not prevent revolution in Cuba.
laindymedia.org /news/2002/02/14673_comment.php   (1923 words)

 Politics1 - Guide to American Political Parties
The Natural Law Party was a New Age entity founded and run by followers of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (the founder of the TM movement -- a movement that some have labeled as a cult).
The party ran nuclear physicist John Hagelin as the NLP Presidential nominee in 1992 (ballot status in 32 stares - 39,000 votes - 0.04%), 1996 (ballot status in 44 states - 7th place - 110,000 votes - 0.1%) and 2000 (ballot status in 39 stares - 7th place - 83,000 votes - 0.08%).
Their agenda is much in the style of the Western European socialist and labor movement -- and somewhat similar to that of the late-1990s formed Labor Party (but the NP has more of a controlled growth outlook on environmental issues).
www.politics1.com /parties.htm   (9731 words)

 Socialist Equality Party announces US presidential campaign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
But the purpose of our campaign is to raise the level of political debate within the United States and internationally, to break out of the straitjacket of right-wing bourgeois politics and present a socialist alternative to the demagogy and lies of the establishment parties and the mass media.
The Socialist Equality Party is intervening in the 2004 elections to initiate a new mass political movement for a socialist alternative to the reactionary and bankrupt parties of corporate America.
The Socialist Equality Party rejects the equation of a “free press” with the ability of malefactors of great wealth to own and control the newspapers and the airwaves, dictating what the people are allowed to know and polluting the public mind with backward and reactionary prejudices.
www.wsws.org /articles/2004/jan2004/stat-j27.shtml   (8267 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In January 1919, Lenin invited the left wing of the Socialist Party to join in the founding of the Communist Third International, (a.k.a.
It was planned that delegations from the portions of the party which had been expelled would arrive early and demand participation.
Democratic Socialists of America, which also worked within the Democratic Party but was less hysterically anti-communist.
en-cyclopedia.com /wiki/United_States_Socialist_Party   (833 words)

 Workingmen's Party from the CD Rom Shaping San Francisco
The Workingmen's Party of the United States, a socialist party which had absorbed the remnants of the US section of Karl Marx's International Workingmen's Association (a.k.a.
Kearney was removed from party office by the party apparatus but he regrouped his forces, and in open meetings presented his new rules for the Workingmen's Party: the party would be guided by a council of club presidents, each president being recallable at any time by his constituency.
Kearney held a party convention in San Francisco which approved the rule changes and planned a statewide ticket to oppose the Republicrats ("non-partisans") in an election for the Constitutional Convention.
www.shapingsf.org /ezine/labor/workingmens/main.html   (2068 words)

 Communist Party of the United States
Today already, in spired resolutions from the party units are making the same demand against the limited criticisms of the Foster group, with the threat of organizational measures after the packed and gerrymandered convention has "endorsed" the regime.
The Party operated on the principle of 'democratic centralism', which meant that all members were required to study, discuss and vote on all matters of policy; once the decision had been taken, each member was bound by it, whether or not he.
In all, the Communist parties of 53 countries were represented in the International Brigades with a total fighting strength of approximately 18,000, the first of whom arrived in Spain during the latter part of 1936.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAcommunist.htm   (7357 words)

 Socialist Viewpoint
That is, Cannon discusses the little-known fact of Debs’ insistent refusal to accept nomination to the National Committee of the Socialist Party, from shortly after its formation in 1901 until the day he died.
In the United States, the Socialist Party left wing was expelled that same year by the SP’s chauvinist majority for advocating a break with the Second and affiliation with the Third International.
It had been widely embraced by class struggle militants in the IWW and the Debsian Socialist Party and was quoted repeatedly by trade union militants at least from Debs’ time until the end of the labor upsurge of the 1930s and ’40s.
www.socialistviewpoint.org /mar_04/mar_04_24.html   (1430 words)

 Elections in the United States of America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The United States have a population of around 290 million on 9,158,960 kmĀ².
The United States are a federal presidential democratic republic, divided in 50 states and 1 district.
The United States have the following overseas dependencies: American Samoa, Guam, Northern Marianas, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands of the United States as well as the uninhabited Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Navassa Island, Palmyra Atoll and Wake Island.
www.electionworld.org /unitedstates.htm   (288 words)

 Scottish Socialist Party
It is already one of the strongest parties of the left in Europe, with six members of the Scottish Parliament, thousands of individual members, and a network of scores of branches stretching from the Northern Isles to the English border.
The Scottish Socialist Party is commited to abolishing the council tax and replacing it with an income based alternative that takes into account your ability to pay.
The Scottish Socialist Party is a part of the Scottish Free School Meals Campaign along with CPAG Scotland, One Plus, Poverty Alliance, Scottish Youth Parliament, UNISON, EIS, SSTA, BMA, STUC Women's Committee, Scottish Local Government Forum against Poverty, Members of the Scottish Churches Social Inclusion Network, Dundee Anti-Poverty Forum.
www.scottishsocialistparty.org   (893 words)

 Chicago Socialist Party (CSP)
(David McReynolds, a member of the Socialist Party’s National Committee, was in Iraq in 1991 as part of a delegation from the Fellowship of Reconciliation, seeking possible ways of avoiding the first Gulf War.
The truly criminal part of this situation (aside from the criminal fact of the invasion itself) is that the US, which had already done enormous damage to Iraq through nearly ten years of economic sanctions (which caused the death of over a half million Iraqis), has, through the war, deepened the damage.
*David McReynolds, a member of the Socialist Party USA, was in Iraq in 1991 as part of a delegation from the Fellowship of Reconciliation, seeking possible ways of avoiding the first Gulf War.
www.chicagosocialistparty.com   (1949 words)

 Franklin D. Schurz Library -- Indiana University South Bend
Constitution Party: Site includes information about their platform, various states's contacts for the party, and a resources section with additional links.
Green Party of the United States: Site includes their platform, information about Green parties worldwide, including links to the Indiana Green Party and the St.
Socialist Party: Site includes recent news articles, a photo gallery, party statements, and information about Socialist Party groups in the United States.
www.iusb.edu /~libg/adp@yourlibrary/parties.shtml   (180 words)

 Microform Sources for United States History
United States -- History -- Sources/Cooperative societies -- United States -- History -- Sources/Socialism -- United States -- History -- Sources/Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Sources/United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Sources/Finance -- United States -- History -- Sources/War of 1812 -- Sources/Latin American studies.
Women -- History/Women -- United States -- History/Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America/Sophia Smith Collection/University of Illinois at Chicago Circle Library Hull House Library/Holden, Miriam Young/Ella Strong Denison Library/Boston Public Library Galatea Collection/Women's studies.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Bio-bibliography/Aliens -- United States.
www.lib.uchicago.edu /e/su/hist/usmf/node10.html   (1803 words)

 The Workers League and the founding of the Socialist Equality Party
The Workers League and the Founding of the Socialist Equality Party: The Socialist Equality Party was founded in 1996 by the Workers League.
This document explains the political and theoretical basis on which the new party was formed.
Socialist Equality Party 1996 Election Statement: This statement was distributed during the SEP's 1996 Presidential and Congressional campaigns.
www.wsws.org /sections/category/icfi/sepuscat.shtml   (115 words)

 American Empire: The Center Cannot Hold   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the United States, the Socialist Party, led by Hosea Blackford, battles Calvin Coolidge to hold on to the Powell House in Philadelphia.
The Confederate States, victorious in the War of Secession and in the Second Mexican War but at last tasting defeat in the Great War, suffer poverty and natural calamity.
With civil war raging in Mexico, terrorist uprisings threatening U.S. control in Canada, and an explosion of violence in Utah, the United States are rocked by uncertainty.
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 Communism Research Wiki: Socialist Equality Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Led by Tim Wohlforth, the Workers League was a split from the Socialist Workers Party (SWP), one of two to develop around SWP evaluations of the Cuban Revolution.
By the mid-1970s, the Socialist Labor League / Workers Revolutionary Party and the United States' Socialist Workers Party were enemies.
As the Workers Revolutionary Party's American affiliate, the Workers League attacked the SWP at every opportunity, claiming that SWP leader Joe Hansen had helped kill Trotsky in 1940 and that many of the SWP's leadership were CIA agents, including national secretary Jack Barnes.
www.yardley.ca /cgi-bin/wiki.pl?Socialist_Equality_Party   (267 words)

 New Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Our current work and long-term strategy is to change states' election rules to allow fusion voting - a method of voting that allows minor parties to have their own ballot line with which they can either endorse their own candidates or endorse the candidates of other parties.
Through fusion, minor parties don't have to always compete in the winner-take-all two party system and can avoid "spoiling" - throwing an election to the most conservative candidate by splitting the votes that might go to two more progressive candidates (ours and another party's).
New Party, 88 Third Avenue, Suite 313, Brooklyn, NY 11217
www.newparty.org   (154 words)

 SD Website
SD, USA is the successor to the Socialist Party, USA, the party of Eugene Debs, Norman Thomas and Bayard Rustin and is a member of the Socialist International
The Socialist International is the worldwide organization of social democratic, socialist and labor parties.
This open letter to President Bush on helping the Iraqi people establish the foundations for democracy and human rights was circulated by a group of individuals and is not an offical document of SDUSA.
www.socialdemocrats.org   (412 words)

 The New Union Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The New Union Party shares with all Socialist organizations a theoretical foundation in the writings of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
Our specific ideological roots lie in the revolutionary labor movement of the United States of approximately 1890 to 1914, as expounded by the editor of the Socialist Labor Party's periodicals, Daniel DeLeon.
The positions of the New Union Party are defined in our leaflets, articles in The New Unionist, and in socialist classics that we distribute and republish.
www1.minn.net /~nup   (296 words)

 About Workers World Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It reflects the views of Workers World Party, which was formed in 1959.
So our goal is a society run by the workers, not just as pawns in a capitalist political game but as collective owners of the social wealth.
Karl Marx put socialist ideology on a scientific footing a century and a half ago.
www.workers.org /wwp.php   (380 words)

 Working Stiff Journal--International Women's Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Women were attacked and eventually dispersed by the police as they marched from the poor area in which they lived to a nearby wealthy neighborhood.
During the 1910 Second International Conference of Socialist Women in Copenhagen, women delegates from around the world unanimously agreed to a proposal by Clara Zetkin, a German socialist, to adopt March 8 as International Women’s Day — a day dedicated to fighting for political and economic justice for working women.
This year women in Australia are rallying under the banner of "Women and Workers of the World United in Action." In addition to recognizing the progress made by women workers, the women down-under will be mobilizing for better childcare, reproductive rights and greater international solidarity.
uts.cc.utexas.edu /~rjensen/vol2no2/women.htm   (750 words)

 Main Page - WSPUS
The World Socialist Party of the US (or WSPUS) consists of working class people who have organized themselves democratically with one objective; to bring about a complete change in world society.
The WSPUS is part of a global socialist movement that believes capitalism cannot meet the needs of the majority of us, the workers, no matter how progressive it might become in the future.
While relief for those left in New Orleans was certainly offered by the Red Cross and eventually by the state, nobody on television asked the pertinent question of whether it is sane or even effective to meet critical human needs depending upon how much money or how many volunteers may be assembled.
worldsocialism.org /usa/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page   (862 words)

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