League of Revolutionary Struggle (defunct)
Self-Description: Sees China as socialist. Scattered theoretically: Upholds Three Worlds Theory. Supported Mondale and Democrats in 1984. Don't describe self as socialist in paper.
Comments: Hard-working opportunists. Worked in anti-draft group for two years without revealing identity. Members may be honest, but group ranks high on shit-list. LRS split into the Socialist Organizing Network (SON) and Unity. SON merged with FRSO to form FRSO/SON. Current respective status of SON and Unity unknown. See explanation published in 1980 for why Amiri Baraka merged with LRS
Unity & Struggle (defunct)
See our review of the now defunct Unity & Struggle.
Freedom Road Socialist Organization
PO Box 1884
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
$15 per six issues (1 year)
Self-Description: Worked in Jackson campaign; sees RCP as ultraleft. Seeks unity on program on U.S. see USSR as enemy. Comments: Merge of Proletarian Unity League, Revolutionary Workers Headquarters & Organization for Revolutionary Unity-Eurocommunists, Hua Guofengists, Lin Biaoists. Works in Mass organizations. Not a Party. Further Info: MT12 ($6). Go see them at http://www.freedomroad.org/index.html where they currently admit the liquidation of the LRS but still don't take correct stands on China.
"Communist Party of China"
People's Daily in English
Self-Description: "Upholds Marxism-Leninism Mao Zedong Thought and Deng Xiaoping Theory." Headed by Jiang Zemin as of 2002, the "Communist Party of China" no longer upholds the Cultural Revolution or the Great Leap in China. They also oppose People's War against semi-feudalism and semi-colonialism. The "Communist Party of China" still upholds the arrest of the "Gang of Four."