Jay Lovestone

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Former leader of the Communist Party USA expelled by Joseph Stalin in 1929 for 'idealogical deviationism.'[1]

In 1948, Frank Wisner's Office of Policy Coordination began funding Lovestone's anti-communist Free Trade Union Committee in its rivalry with the World Federation of Trade Unions.[2]




  1. The CIA, The British Left and the Cold War: Calling the Tune? by Hugh Wilford, Frank Cass, London 2003, p8.
  2. Wilford, op. cit. p.93.