Margaret Baldridge

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Margaret Baldridge


Margaret Baldridge is a former executive secretary of the Maryland Communist Party USA. She has been active in the party since the early "70s and was a founder of the Baltimore Committee to Free Angela Davis and another party front the National Alliance Against Racial and Political Repression.

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 Margaret Baldridge, Baltimore, MD.[1]

Endorsing Communist Party call

The Communist Party USA paper People's Weekly World issued a statement to mark Labor Day 1995, entitled "We honor the dead and fight like hell for the living."

Of the more than 100 endorsers listed, almost all were identified members of the Communist Party USA.

Margaret Baldridge of Baltimore, Maryland was on the list.[2]

Anti Bush statement

In May 1995 the Communist Party USA newspaper Peoples Weekly World published a May Day supplement. Included was an anti Bush/Quayle statement signed by several Maryland supporters of the party, including Margaret Baldridge and Jim Baldridge[3].

Endorsed Communist Party Call

On March 30 2002 the Communist Party USA paper People’s Weekly World called for a national holiday in honor of late Farm Workers Union leader Cesar Chavez. The article was followed by a long list of endorsers[4]including Margaret Baldridge, Almost all endorsers were confirmed members of the Communist Party USA.

Backing Barack in Baltimore

In early 2008 Tim Wheeler, his wife Joyce Wheeler and another Communist Party USA couple Jim Baldridge and Margaret Baldridge were all active members of Obama's Baltimore operation-organizing canvassing, phone banking and general campaign work. [5].

References

  1. PWW, May Day Supplement May 2, 1992
  2. People's Weekly World Sep 2 1995 p 14
  3. PWW May Day supplement May 2, 1992
  4. http://www.pww.org/index.php/article/articleview/882/
  5. http://my.barackobama.com/page/community/blog/timchng