Thousands in Belarus keep fighting to topple regime

Vol. 84/No. 45 - November 16, 2020

Tens of thousands rallied in Minsk and across Belarus Nov. 1, in the face of government threats and police firing live “warning” shots in the air. Some 240 protesters were arrested. Millions have marched to demand the resignation of hated…

Founders of US Communist Party aimed to lead workers to power

Vol. 84/No. 12 - March 30, 2020
Above, delegates at 1919 founding convention of U.S. Communist Party. Degeneration of the party began after early years, Cannon said, “when it abandoned perspective of revolution in this country” and became “a cheering squad for the Stalinist bureaucracy in Russia.”

The First Ten Years of American Communism by James P. Cannon is one of Pathfinder’s Books of the Month for March. Cannon was a founding leader of the Communist Party of the United States in 1919 following the Russian Revolution.…