Harrison George

The Crisis in the C.P.U.S.A.

Thesis on the Next Tasks of the CPUSA – Submitted for Discussion


First Published: December 1947
Transcription, Editing and Markup: Paul Saba
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CONTENTS

Introduction

PART I. “ON THE RECENT EXPULSIONS” Revisionism versus Democratic Centralism

PART II. THE CHARACTER OF THE CRISIS The Birth of Opportunist Factionalism as Bureaucracy

PART III. ACCUSING THE ACCUSERS How Not to Make a United Front

PART IV. COALITION CALIFORNIA STYLE Communist “Tailism” of the Liberal Bourgeoisie

PART V. NOT ALL COALITIONS ARE GOOD Who Leads Whom in the Coalition Between Classes

PART VI. FOR A “PEOPLE’S FRONT” COALITION On the Character of a “Third” Party, If Any

PART VII. THE SEVENTH CONGRESS OF THE COMMUNIST INTERNATIONAL How Dennis & Company “Amends” Comrade Dimitroff

PART VIII. OPPORTUNISM AND FACTIONALISM How Opportunism and Conciliation Betray the Working Class

PART IX. PRINCIPLES OF PARTY CLEANSING FROM BELOW Against Factionalism; For a Revolutionary Party

Appendix