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The League of Young Communists (LYC) actively assists and is a reserve of the Party of Communists USA.
LYC struggles on the side of PCUSA and under its political guidance for the organization and education of the youth in the struggle for a society without exploitation of man by man; for the new society which will be conquered as a result of the revolutionary replacement of the capitalist system. A society in which all young people will be able to develop freely and comprehensibly their personality, make worthy of their capabilities and participate in the vanguard of the construction
Points of Marxist-Leninist Unity
We apply the science of Marxism-Leninism as the means to achieve supremacy of the working class.
Vanguard Role – Cadre Party
We hold that the role of the party, as laid out by the Bolshevik example, is that of a Vanguard workers’ Party, which opposes and organizes against the Bourgeois state and its surrogate parties. Such a party acts as the general staff of the working class, educating, organizing and leading the Proletariat in its struggle for liberation. To that end, the Party must develop and train strong cadres to lead the struggle.
Dictatorship of Proletariat
We support, as Marx and Lenin wrote, that organizing a class conscious working class is the only way to achieve liberation from the Bourgeoisie – and that due to the inevitability of the class struggle and the nature of the state as the tool of suppression of one class upon another – only the overthrow of the Bourgeois State by the proletariat, and the active suppression of the bourgeoisie by the dictatorship of the proletariat, may consolidate power for working class interests and bring about a Socialist State.
The governing principle of the PCUSA is known as Democratic Centralism, which is what distinguishes us from the bourgeois parties. Decisions made at the level of the PCUSA Central Committee are based on discussions that have taken place within the basic units and districts of the party. Clubs, also referred to as cells or fractions, are the basic unit of the party upon which democratic centralism is anchored.
The fundamental principle for building and organizing the work of the Party, Democratic Centralism combines the full initiative, right, and duty of Party organizations to decide on questions within their scope of responsibility, with their accountability and regular reporting of activities to higher Party bodies, and the subordination of the minority to the majority and strict discipline once a decision has been made. Underestimation or rejection of democratic centralism is typical of revisionists, testifying to their non-scientific approach and the influence of bourgeois and petty-bourgeois ideology.
We support the international working class, and the struggle of oppressed groups for liberation from Imperialist domination and exploitation, both within this county and around the world, and oppose all forms of Imperialism which oppress world-wide, fighting especially against the mechanisms of Imperialism created and maintained by the current Bourgeois regime in our own country, and will actively oppose and work to end its wars of Imperialist adventurism around the globe.
Support for real existing socialism of the 20th Century
We support and uphold the legacy and lessons of the Socialist revolutionary movements of the 20th century, and the contributions of Lenin, Stalin and other leading Marxist-Leninist revolutionaries. We will defend that legacy against defamation by Revisionists, Capitalists, Trotskyites, social democrats, anarchists, cold war liberal bourgeoisie and petty-bourgeois ultra-left radicals who undermine the revolutionary history and struggle of Marxist-Leninist theory and practice. We reject the so-called “21st Century Socialism” and euro-communism as revisionist attempts to promote reformism and “market socialism” over true revolutionary struggle and Socialist collectivization.
Continuing Lenin’s opposition to Right Opportunism and Revisionism inside the world communist movement
We oppose all forms of Right Opportunism and Revisionism to supplant Marxist Leninist ideology in the world communist movement, historically and especially found in the CPUSA, We identify this revisionism as an intrusion of bourgeois ideology that weakens and distorts our theory and purpose, leading to class-collaboration and counter-revolution.
Historically, Revolution is the sole means of establishing the dictatorship of the proletariat and a scientific socialist society. We hold that class conscious struggle through revolution is the only means of achieving liberation for the working class.
Further, that any measure of reformism, collaboration, or conciliation with the bourgeoisie serves only to undermine and prolong the workers struggle, leading to the further consolidation of Capitalist power and dominance. “The immediate aim of the Communists is the same as that of all the other proletarian parties: formation of the proletariat into a class, overthrow of the bourgeois supremacy, conquest of political power by the proletariat.” [Communist Manifesto, Chapter II, paragraph 7]