Bruce Bostick

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Bruce Bostick


Gregory Bruce Bostick is a retired Ohio steelworker and long time Communist Party USA activist.

First Venceremos Brigade

In 1969 Gregory Bruce Bostick age 21, from Columbus Ohio , was a member of the first Venceremos Brigade to Cuba.[1]

Supported Communist Party call

In May 1992 the Communist Party USA newspaper Peoples Weekly World published a May Day supplement which included a call to "support our continuing struggle for justice and dignity"

Endorsers of the call included Bruce Bostick, Sec. grievance Committee, USWA Local 1104.[2]

Communist Party's May Day Salute

In 1995 the Communist Party USA newspaper People's Weekly World, published a "May Day salute" to the "heroes in the class war zone". More than 200 unionists endorsed the call, mostly known affiliates, or members of the Communist Party.

Bruce Bostick, USWA Lorain Ohio, was one of those listed[3].

Sierra Club

In 1996 Bruce Bostick was a United Steelworkers local union officer in Lorain, Ohio and a member of the Sierra Club. [4]

Backing the PWW

In January 1998 fourteen Ohio labor leaders, headed by Dick Acton, vice president of the Ohio AFL-CIO, sent a letter to their contemporaries urging their financial support of the Communist Party USA's People's Weekly World. The letter, which was sent to 50 labor leaders in the Cleveland area of Northeast Ohio said the World "tells our story and unhesitatingly takes our side. It was there when we needed it and now it needs is."

Campaigning for Kucinich

Bruce Bostick in Dennis Kucinich-endorsed campaign video, directed by Chad Ely

In 2008, Bruce Bostick endorsed the brief presidential campaign of Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich.

Center for Labor Renewal

In 2009 Bruce Bostick was listed as an endorser of the Center for Labor Renewal[5].

Communist Party USA National Committee

In 2010 Bruce Bostick, was a retired steelworker and member of the Communist Party USA National Committee.[6]

ARA

Bruce Bostick center, Scott Marshall, right

Bruce Bostick and Scott Marshall attended the Alliance for Retired Americans 10th anniversary conference, September 2011.

SOAR

Bruce Bostick is the executive board member representing the Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) for Ohio.[7]

East Central Ohio [ECO] CPUSA Club

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East Central Ohio [ECO] CPUSA Club Closed Facebook Group, accessed June 21, 2017;

CPUSA-OH is a club of CPUSA, YCL, and progressive supporters located in the eastern part of central Ohio (extending from the Ohio River, westward to near Zanesville, north to near New Philadelphia, and south to the Marietta area.[8]

Admin

Members

New member phone bank

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New member phone bank Public · Hosted by Communist Party USA.

Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 11 AM - 4 PM EDT

Your living room

We're organizing a phonebank to our new members on Saturday and we need your help. The callfire service allow you to make the calls from home, using your smartphone, laptop or deskstop. You'll get a real charge from talking to them! Aint' nuthin like it!! Please click "going" if you can make calls! Thanks!

Those invited to participate on on Facebook included Bruce Bostick.

References

  1. THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COMMUNISM IN 1972 (Venceremos Brigade) PART 2, hearings before the Committee on Internal Security 92nd Congress oct 16-19, 1972 pages 8132-8135
  2. PWW, May Day Supplement May 2, 1992
  3. People's Weekly World May 6 1995 p 2
  4. [1] NAFTA's First Year of Pollution, Poverty & Corruption, By Bruce Bostick, PWW, February 7, 1995
  5. http://www.centerforlaborrenewal.org/?P=EN
  6. [2] Steelworker activist addresses socialist, by Peoples World, 07, by Rick Nagin
  7. Labor Notes, Cleveland Retirees Tell White House Conference: Don’t Cut Social Security June 04, 2015 / Bruce Bostick
  8. [3]