Instead of the term *communism* as its guiding principle, it's now called *democratic centralism*. "The party's constitution has changed over time. It originally stated “The Communist Party will systematically and persistently propagate the idea of the inevitability of and necessity for violent revolution, and will prepare the workers for armed insurrection as the only means of overthrowing the capitalist state.”... According to its 2001 Constitution, the party operates on the principle of democratic centralism..." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communist_Party_USA
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