John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
John Heaton

Ten random things: May 1

Ten American communists:

  1. John Reed (author of Ten Days that Shook the World)
  2. Arne Swabeck (founding member of the American Communist Party)
  3. Myra Tanner Weiss (Socialist Workers Party nominee for Vice-President in 1952, 1956, and 1960)
  4. Marshall Berman (Marxist writer and philosopher)
  5. Jake Cooper (founding member of the Fourth International)
  6. Clifton DeBerry (Socialist Workers Party nominee for President in 1964 and 1980)
  7. Bill Epton (former Vice Chairman of the Progressive Labor Party)
  8. John Gates (former editor of The Daily Worker)
  9. Robert Sheldon Harte (Leon Trotsky's assistant and bodyguard in Mexico; murdered by Stalinists)
  10. Tom Kerry (former National Secretary of the Socialist Workers Party)

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