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James P. Cannon: The New York Unemployed Conference (1933)

James Cannon

Introduction by Workers Action The following short essay is a transcript of a speech by James Cannon, a leader of the Communist League of America, at a March 1933 conference on unemployment, organized by the Communist Party. The conference represented a rare opportunity for Cannon, since the Communist Party generally excluded Trotskyists from such gatherings. […]

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The Strategic Role of the United Front

Ann Robertson and Bill Leumer

The united front, then, is the necessary approach that workers use to unite themselves, as members of the same class, in order to put up a fight. It lies at the heart of class struggle. Here, workers put their political differences aside and come together because of their common grievances over a single or a […]

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Trade Union Perspectives

Bill Leumer

“So the question is: How do we move forward and organize the discontent in order to build unity and allow class interests to be fought for?”

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