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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]

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
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