“Communists in convention: What our mission is and isn’t” first appeared on PeoplesWorld.org on July 1, 2014. Read it on PeoplesWorld.org.
Below is a section of the keynote to the Communist Party USA 30th National Convention, June 13-15, 2014. It was delivered on the convention’s opening day by outgoing National Chair Sam Webb. The newly elected national chair is John Bachtell, who previously served as Illinois organizer for the party. We will feature other sections of the keynote in the coming weeks. – Editors
Good afternoon everybody, and a special good afternoon to our international guests. Thank you so much for coming.