September 22, 2008

A Most American of Communists

Libero Della Piana, chairman of the NY State Communist Party, appraises the presidential election.

Max Lakin

The Iron Curtain may have lifted long ago, but Communism is not dead in the United States. The Communist Party USA is the real deal, and they're a lot more progressive than the connotation-heavy moniker might imply. When Libero Della Piana, the chairman of the New York State Communist Party, talks about his party's work, he discusses civil equality, peace among men, and patriotism, conceits seemingly more at home in the Declaration of Independence than in the tenants of social feudalism and Cold War paranoia.

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