Communist League of Tampa

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kingzog
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Aug 29 2015 02:48
Communist League of Tampa

A new organization has formed in Florida called the Communist League of Tampa, recently. A few friends of mine are involved and I wanted to let people on libcom know about them and perhaps discuss their "points of unity" which I agree with and find interesting.

This is from their website;

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We’re a group of internationalist communists in the Tampa area[...] we aim to intervene in and develop local struggles and provide channels for education in communist theory and history[..] we hope to make ties with the broader working class in our area[...]We also aim to start a publication containing commentary on current event[s] and new theoretical work. We are not a self-proclaimed vanguard party and instead see ourselves as a part of a collective project between many groups and tendencies to develop a genuine proletarian movement.

Beyond the local level we aim to coordinate with other groups and committees for the larger project of communist regroupment, eventually forming a nation-wide marxist organization with programmatic unity.

They seek to unite Marxists and others around their "points of unity" which can be found here, each point is a little long, clearly the group has been influenced by left communist tendencies but also a little by 2nd international/pre-1914 German SPD orthodox Marxism as they want to help towards organizing a world party around common points.
http://communistleaguetampa.org/points-of-unity/

I'd love to hear what people think of all this. Also, they are encouraging other groups to unite with them or for other regional groups to form in affiliation with them.

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Pennoid
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Aug 29 2015 03:41

I'm a member yo, I think we're an a-ok group. Some of our writings are in libcom.

kingzog
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Aug 29 2015 05:50

Cool, dawg.

And I didn't realize any stuff was on libcom.

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Jan 7 2019 18:59

This small group now disbanded;
https://communistleaguetampa.wordpress.com/2019/01/01/thats-all-folks/

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Jan 7 2019 20:37

Some of the members who runs the old CLT podcast Swampside Chats have gone on to form the group/journal cosmonaut that is also trying to be a part of the organisation Marxist Center.