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Unity Archive Project (tags)

Link to an archive of Unity newspaper from the 1980s.

Against The Capitalist Catastrophe (tags)

Leaflet to copy spread for the 1st of may

Epilogue: Pakistan on the chopping block in 2018? Zahir Ebrahim | Project Humanbeingsfirst (tags)

Under president Trump's administration, the United States of America appears to be taking all the antagonistic steps against both Iran and Pakistan to make the Wakeup call of 2007 even more pertinent as the world enters 2018. Pakistan is also a nuclear state. There will always be even greater urgency to confront Pakistan and de-nuke it if any revolutionary clergy class of Pakistan, Shia and Sunni, ever comes to power. In its calculus of primacy and hegemony, the white man's burden simply cannot tolerate any Muslim nation possessing real nuclear weapons (as opposed to tolerating the illusion of possession). The massa class well understands all that they have destroyed and stolen of the Muslims in the centuries past and cannot risk losing Western hegemony and its vassal states to a revival of “revolutionary Islam” with teeth.

Philippines - Why there is nothing Revolutionary about the call for a "Revolutionary Govt" (tags)

Statement of Dr. Walden Bello, National Chairman of Laban ng Masa (Fight of the Masses), Nov 30, 2017

Revolutionary Internationalist Youth Founded (tags)

This past August, the Revolutionary Internationalist Youth was founded as the youth section of the Internationalist Group, U.S. section of the League for the Fourth International. One hundred years after the 1917 October Revolution, the RIY aims to be a training ground for young revolutionaries, as part of the common movement of the IG/LFI, to carry through to victory the genuine communist program of Marx, Lenin and Trotsky. The formation of the RIY has involved extensive study of the history of Marxist youth groups going back to the Communist Youth International, founded in 1919 on the tradition of Karl Liebknecht and the Leninist principle of combining study with action. It is has been forged through sharp political struggles against the class-collaborationist politics of Maoism and the various brands of social democracy and for the program of revolutionary Trotskyism. We publish here the Founding Declaration of the RIY.

Statement of The Revolutionary Tendency on Britain's Snap Elections (tags)

No support for capitalist candidates.

Indybay Censorship, Sabotage, and Defamation (tags)

In organizing "Justice for Sean Arlt and Luke Smith protests, the Revolutionary Tendency works in a non-sectarian manner with protest co-sponsor Homeless United for Friendship and Freedom and with participation and support from Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs, 15-year-old Luke Smith’s mother, Luke Smith’s class mates, and with food and coffee provided by Joe Schultz of India Joze. As these are grass-roots community events, one would think that the “non-hierarchical” censors at Indybay could look beyond their unexplained and seemingly irrational hatred, censorship, sabotage, and defamation of these community events demanding justice for Sean Arlt and Luke Smith. Yet, this is not the case.

Bertolt Brecht Testifies Before the House Un-American Activities Committee (1947) 2 min (tags)

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Back to Trotskyism! Revolutionary regroupment with the League for the Fourth International (tags)

On April 16, the Better-Late-Than-Never (BLTN) Faction of the International Communist League (ICL) put forward its Declaration of Faction calling to “Return to the Road of Genuine Spartacism” and to “Regroup with the IG/LFI on the Basis of Their Revolutionary Continuity!” The very next day they received a response from the Spartacist League’s Los Angeles local, falsely claiming that the declaration was written in collaboration with the IG and cynically saying it considered the declaration a statement of resignation. The BLTN responded that claims they couldn’t have written the document were not only untrue but an insult to the intelligence of the ICL membership. The Faction notably exposed how the party that had uniquely waged a principled struggle to defend the DDR (East Germany) and USSR responded to defeat by dumping Trotsky’s analysis of the dual nature of the Stalinist bureaucracy and whitewashing the role of the bourgeoisie and its social-democratic agents in the capitalist counterrevolution. It also independently investigated key political differences between the ICL and the LFI on Brazil and Mexico, as well as challenging the SL on key issues concerning the class line and black oppression in the U.S. The Better-Late-Than-Never Faction Declaration is a challenge to those in the SL/ICL who truly want to make a revolution. The report on the latest conference of the Spartacist League/U.S. makes clear, the SL is a dying party. It is crucial to understand that the decline of the SL/ICL is a direct result of its political/programmatic degeneration. An agreement between the BLTN and the IG/LFI calls for carrying out common work aiming at an early fusion.

Paraphysique de connexionnisme (tags)

Le monde du travail, le travail du monde...

The Internationalist No. 42 is out! (tags)

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Tribute to Comrade Leoncio Pitao (Commander Parago) (tags)

I join the Filipino people, the people’s revolutionary government, the Communist Party of the Philippines, the New People’s Army, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, the revolutionary mass organizations and other revolutionary forces in mourning the death of Comrade Leoncio Pitao (Commander Parago) and in celebrating his achievements from the time he joined the NPA in 1978 until his martyrdom yesterday on June 28, 2015.

Philippine Women's Group Gabriela blast President Aquino (tags)

A WOMEN’S group on Thursday criticized President Benigno Aquino III for comparing her mother, the late President Corazon Aquino, to Gabriela Silang, the first Filipino woman revolutionary leader.

Commander: "Turkey delivered weapons to terrorists in Yemen in guise of humanitarian aid" (tags)

"Yemeni Major General Khalid al-Barayemi said that the revolutionary forces found the chemical weapons in several Saudi trucks bound for areas under terrorists' control. [...] Al-Barayemi also said there is sufficient evidence that Turkish planes have recently delivered weapons into Yemen's soil under the cover of humanitarian aid, implying that the chemical weapons substances might have been transited from Turkey."

Insult to Injury in Egypt (tags)

Egypt

The Internationalist No. 38 is out! (tags)

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revolutionary Hip hop with a real message for the masses (tags)

groundbreaking hip hop mixed with avant garde Jazz fusion - Bob Avakian with William Parker present 'All played out'.

The need for United Front in the Filipino People’s Democratic Revolution (tags)

The Filipino people’s democratic revolution constantly needs the revolutionary united front because this is the effective way to arouse, organize and mobilize the broad masses of the Filipino people in their millions in order to advance and win total victory. The need for the united front is more urgent than ever as the socio-economic and political crisis is rapidly worsening and inflicting intolerable suffering on the Filipino people and they must intensify their struggle against those who exploit and oppress them.

Interview with Jose Maria Sison (tags)

Interview with Jose Maria Sison, Founding Chairman, Communist Party of the Philippines by New Culture Magazine, Communist Reconstruction Union of Brazil

on 100th birth anniversary of Presiden Kim Il Sung (tags)

Message to Comrade Kim Jong Un, DPRK & Korean People on 100th birth anniversary of Presiden Kim Il Sung

Inside the paranoid Maoist cults of 1970s Britain (tags)

The couple accused in the case of alleged “domestic slavery” in London were reportedly the leaders of a tiny Maoist sect, the Workers’ Institute of Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong Thought, which had gone “underground” in the late 1970s. To understand how the Workers’ Institute ended up so far off the radar, we need to understand where they came from – the strange world of radical Maoist politics in 1970s London.

The Egyptian Revolution’s Next Barrier (tags)

When the Egyptian army first began its offensive against the Muslim Brotherhood, many speculated that such an assault would likely be extended to the same revolutionaries who demanded — in massive demonstrations — that President Morsi be evicted from office.

Why No Revolution Exists in Syria (tags)

The era of Arab Spring euphoria is long ended, having devolved into doubt, confusion or wholesale rejection. Libya and Syria put an abrupt end to the Arab Spring celebrations, with the current situation in Egypt adding to the frustration.

What’s Next for the Egyptian Revolution (tags)

Egyptians are making history at a frantic pace. After the largest protests in Egypt’s history initiated the downfall of the first Muslim Brotherhood government, a military-led massacre of Muslim Brotherhood faithful quickly altered the political dynamic. Everything is in flux.

Karl Marx Birthday (tags)

May 5th is the birth date of Karl Marx, one of humanity’s most influential theorists.

Differences Between Maoism & Marxism-Leninism (tags)

New issue of The Internationalist is out (tags)

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Navigating Egypt’s Revolutionary Crisis (tags)

As chaos again envelopes Egypt, the revolution is evolving in new directions, along contradictory and confusing channels. It’s tempting to immediately support the “opposition” to the Muslim Brotherhood’s apparent “power grab,” but the situation in Egypt is more complex. The recent events in Egypt are not simply signs of a healthy revolution, they include immediate dangers.

On the Peace Framework Signing between the Philippine Government and the MILF (tags)

Official Statement of the Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa - Mindanao (RPM-M) on the Peace Framework Signing between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)

Let us celebrate the NDFP's Declaration on Children of the Philippines (tags)

The leadership and entire membership of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), all Red commanders and fighters of the New People’s Army (NPA), people’s militias and revolutionary mass organizations welcome the issuance by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) of the Declaration and Program of Action for the Rights, Protection and Welfare of Children.

Development of Maoist Theory and Practice in the Philippines (tags)

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) was reestablished on the theoretical foundation of Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong Thought on 26 December 1968. Since 1995, it has officially used the term Maoism as synonym for Mao Zedong Thought. The adoption of the term is due to language alignment in relation to Marxism-Leninism rather than due to any change of meaning or line in relation to Mao Zedong Thought. Since 3 September 1993 in his message to the Symposium on Mao Zedong Thought in Manila, the founding chairman of the CPP has referred to adherents of Mao Zedong Thought as Maoists.

World Premiere of Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal (tags)

On October 6, the new film "Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal," will be making its world premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival, and then begin touring around the world. We interview two of the filmmakers.

Mo Nishida on Richard Aoki (tags)

The local Japanese American / Asian Amercian community site and paper Rafu Shimpo published longtime revolutionary Mo Nishida's response to the Rafu's and general media's story about Richard Aoki being and FBI informant. Please visit the link to see a photo of Mo, and read/post comments there.

Philippine communist army owns up to grenade attack in Davao City (tags)

Manila: The communist New Peoples’ Army (NPA) has owned up to the September 1 grenade attack at a village fiesta gathering in Davao City that injured at least 37 people.

Libya and Syria: When Anti-Imperialism Goes Wrong (tags)

Reflexive opposition to Uncle Sam’s machinations abroad is generally a good thing. It is a progressive instinct that progressively declined in the 1990s, as presidents Bush Sr. and Clinton deftly deployed the U.S. military to execute “humanitarian” missions in Somalia, Haiti, and the Balkans and progressively increased in the 2000s, as Bush Jr. lurched from quagmire to disaster in transparent empire-building exercises in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Fidel Castro: Absolved by History! (tags)

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has been absolved by history, writes Nicolas Mottas on the 59th anniversary of the Moncada barracks attack.

Uphold and protect the rights of Filipino children (tags)

Let us celebrate the NDFP's Declaration on Children. The leadership and entire membership of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), all Red commanders and fighters of the New People’s Army (NPA), people’s militias and revolutionary mass organizations welcome the issuance by the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) of the Declaration and Program of Action for the Rights, Protection and Welfare of Children.

On The New Revolutionary Tendency of the Socialist Party (RT-SP) (tags)

The following statement of purpose was approved by the now forming Revolutionary Tendency of the Socialist Party (RT-SP) Jan. 7, 2012.

On the New Revolutionary Tendency of the Socialist Party (RT-SP) (tags)

As the current crisis of capitalism threatens the break-down all that is left that is civil in our society, the Democrats charge ahead with the Republicans in making sure it is the poor, the working class, and the planet, who pay for the crisis of capitalism, not capitalist profits. The alternative to socialist revolution becomes increasingly clear as capitalist society becomes less and less able to take care of its people; climate change caused by capitalist greed becomes an increasing threat to the future of human civilization; the capitalist state becomes increasingly repressive; and the leading capitalist countries plunge the world into war after war of imperialist domination and conquest. As the great German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg said in 1918, the alternatives are socialism or barbarism.

Stand for Socialism against Modern Revisionism (tags)

Revisionism is the systematic revision of and deviation from Marxism, the basic revolutionary principles of the proletariat laid down by Marx and Engels and further developed by the series of thinkers and leaders in socialist revolution and construction. The revisionists call themselves Marxists, even claim to make an updated and creative application of Marxism but they do so essentially to sugarcoat the bourgeois antiproletarian and anti-Marxist ideas that they propagate.

Police Harass Peaceful Occupiers in Downtown Riverside (tags)

October 16, 2011

RIVERSIDE, California - We are currently in day four of the peaceful occupation of the pedestrian mall of Downtown Riverside. Despite our best efforts at constructive dialogue with all parties, including agents of the police state, cops this morning demonstrated that their negotiations have been in bad faith when they roused us two hours prior to the agreed-upon time. At some point today, we learned that the resistance had taken the bold move of expropriating public space invaded by the financiers to spread a message of truth.

Tribute to Ka Roger (tags)

Julie and I wish to convey our most heartfelt condolences to the daughters and entire family of Comrade Gregorio Rosal, Ka Roger, and to all cadres and members of the Communist Party of the Philippines, all the Red commanders and fighters of the New People?s Army, all adherents of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines and the broad masses of the Filipino people.

Jose Maria Sison: On the Commemoration of Sept 21. (tags)

More than a year before, he had staged the dress rehearsal for the declaration of martial law by proclaiming the suspension of the writ of habeas corpus on August 21, 1971 when without evidence he blamed the Communist Party of the Philippines and Benigno S. Aquino for the Plaza Miranda bombing immediately after it happened.

Anti-revisionist struggle and cultural revolution: Consequence to the CPP (tags)

I wish to speak on the significance and relevance of the Marxist-Leninist struggle against modern revisionism since 1956 and the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution (GPCR) since 1966. And I wish to deal with this large subject by examining the impact and consequences of the aforesaid historic events to the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).

Millions of youth are needed in the Philippine people's democratic revolution (tags)

More than ever, it is imperative that millions upon millions of youth be mobilized to take action in solidarity with the entire Filipino people.

ILPS joins the celebration of the Centennial of the First International Toiling Womens Day (tags)

We, the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, express our most militant greetings to women all over the world and join you in the celebration of the centennial of the International Women’s Day. The history and current trend of militant women’s struggle must be highlighted in the midst of the global depression and chaos that pervade the various regions of the world today.

Egypt 2011: Millions have stood up (tags)

EGYPT 2011: MILLIONS HAVE HEROICALLY STOOD UP... THE FUTURE REMAINS TO BE WRITTEN Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party Millions of Egyptian people from all walks of life, drawing inspiration from the people of Tunisia, have heroically risen up, defied the hated regime of Hosni Mubarak and forced Mubarak to resign. This has shattered the notion that "things can never change." It is a powerful demonstration that there is no permanent necessity to the existing conditions under which the great majority of humanity suffer so terribly. Oppressed people and people who hunger for an end to oppression, in every country all over the world, have deeply shared in the joy and hope of these massive uprisings. And the stirrings of revolt continue to spread.

'The Egyptian Revolution enters a new stage' and more (tags)

"The struggle that is now unfolding in Egypt will be of a protracted character. The responsibility of revolutionary Marxists is to develop among workers, as they pass through colossal political experiences, an understanding of the necessity for an independent struggle for power. The revolutionary Marxists must counsel workers against all illusions that their democratic aspirations can be achieved under the aegis of bourgeois parties. They must expose ruthlessly the false promises of the political representatives of the capitalist class. They must encourage the creation of independent organs of workers’ power which can become, as the political struggle intensifies, the basis for the transfer of power to the working class. They must explain that the realization of the workers’ essential democratic demands is inseparable from the implementation of socialist policies. Above all, revolutionary Marxists must raise the political horizons of Egyptian workers beyond the borders of their own country. They must explain that the struggles that are now unfolding in Egypt are inextricably linked to an emerging global process of world socialist revolution, and that the victory of the revolution in Egypt requires not a national, but an international strategy. After all, the fight against the Mubarak-Suleiman regime and the Egyptian ruling class is, in the final analysis, a struggle against the entire Arab bourgeoisie, the Zionist regime in Israel and American and European imperialism."

Egypt: Revolution in Motion (tags)

"A revolution is not a single event-it is a process. A process with ebbs and flows, advances and setbacks that can take place over weeks, months and even years..The Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky developed the theory of `permanent revolution.'" Links to Howard Zinn and Marcos

Chavez, Venezuela y la Nueva Latinoamerica (tags)

Video Screening of Chavez, Venezuela and the New Latin America

VIDEO: The Revolutionary MLK (tags)

Martin Luther King Jr. stood for revolutionary transformation; he is used today to support policies that he fought against. Jared Ball is interviewed on www.therealnews.com. "Every year we are asked to forget the crimes of capitalism and the divine disatisfaction."

The Strategic Role of the Role of the United Front (tags)

What distinguished Marx from all his contemporaries who professed revolutionary aspirations was his identification of the revolutionary agent: “The emancipation of the working classes [of every country] must be conquered by the working classes themselves….”

French Worker Struggles for Justice (tags)

struggling without union support

Prof. Jose Maria Sison: On the Commemoration of September 21 (tags)

PHILIPPINES: Ferdinand Marcos himself designated September 21, 1972 as the date for Presidential Proclamation 1081, declaring martial law. In previous days, he had set in motion the imposition of fascist dictatorship on the people, including the mobilization of his armed minions, the murder of a whistle blower in his own intelligence agency, the fake ambush on his defense secretary and the mass arrest of his opponents and critics.

NDF-MINDANAO CALLS ON ALL REVOLUTIONARY FORCES TO FRUSTRATE OBL COMPLETELY (tags)

The PESANTE BULETIN gathered today that NDF -Mindanao spokeman Jorge madlos said that "the extension of the Arroyo regime’s brutal nine-year anti-insurgency campaign Oplan Bantay Laya exposes Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s real “peace” plan. Aquino's plan the NDF says is to step up military offensives against the New People’s Army (NPA) and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) - daydreaming of inducing revolutionary forces to capitulate and to impose its demands on the peace talks consistent with the US Counter Insurgency (COIN) strategy." The NDF also said that He (Aquino III) appears to be in a hurry to please his US imperialist masters, especially in laying the ground for the entry and the increase in profitability of mining companies and foreign-owned plantations such as Xtrata in South Cotabato and Dole Phils. in Surigao del Sur and Compostela Valley, and a host of other foreign monopoly capitalist investments. The NDF Mindanao also said that AFP Chief of Staff Gen. Ricardo David Jr., in his declaration of a new counter-insurgency plan by Jan 1, 2011, bragged that the new strategy would focus on the respect for human rights, admitting in effect that nine years of OBL were replete with human rights violations.

AFP Launches the biggest military offensive in the Philippines (tags)

"When they (the reactionaries) speak of peace, they wage war." The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) based in the United States expressed its utmost concern about the intention of the newly installed US-Aquino Regime as the AFP launched its biggest general offensive in Mindanao. The AJLPP learned that Jorge Madlos of the NDF-Mindanao said; " All the four divisions under the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) based in Mindanao are currently conducting massive and widespread military operations against the revolutionary forces in all the five NPA regions in the whole island, particularly more intense in the Southern Mindanao Region."

NDF Response to military propaganda for surrender before peace talks (tags)

THE PESANTE NEWS based in Los Angeles learned today that the National Democratic Front-Eastern Visayas today ( August 5 in the Philippines or PST) said that the 8th Infantry Division, by calling for the surrender of the revolutionary forces, highlighted the unjustness of the ceasefire-and-surrender line of the Aquino administration. "Through its program in a radio station last August 1, the 8th ID essentially dismissed the peace talks as irrelevant and called on the revolutionary forces to surrender first," said NDF-EV spokesperson Fr. Santiago Salas.

Benigno S. "Noynoy" Aquino III: The new face of counterrevolution (tags)

The PESANTE BULETIN learned today through the ANG BAYAN, the official newsletter of the revolutionary movement in the Philippines published in the internet that last July 7, 2010 said that " Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III is the new face of counterrevolution. Formally installed on June 30 as the new head of the puppet reactionary government. He is now the main advocate of US imperialist rule and that of the local big comprador bourgeoisie, bureaucrat capitalists and landlords. On his shoulders rests the main responsibility of continuing the administration of the bankrupt semicolonial and semifeudal system, consolidating and running its state and suppressing any challenge to puppet reactionary power." The revolutionary newspaper also said that :' Just as US imperialism and the local ruling classes expected of him, Aquino focused his first few days on consolidating the puppet army. Aquino is well aware that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is the main pillar of reactionary rule in the Philippines.

Kangaroo Court in the Philippine Underground Movement (tags)

It is clear that the Communist Party of the Philippines’ theory and practice of due process is based on the assumption of innocence or diminished criminal culpability when cadres toe the official line, but becomes assumed guilt when cadres raise questions against the central leadership.

Philippines: Comrade Torturer (tags)

The Communist Party of the Philippines killed hundreds of its own cadres in a wave of paranoia that swept the rebel movement in the 1980s.

FILIPINOS around the world: Turn grief into revolutionary courage, (tags)

Learn from Ka Elliot, Cast away parliamentary illusions!

INTERNATIONAL PRISONER RELEASES & EXCHANGES FROM PERU,IRAN & U.S. BRING US ALL CLOSER TO.. (tags)

~ INTERNATIONAL PRISONER RELEASES AND EXCHANGES BRING US ALL CLOSER TO PEACE NOT WAR ~ LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS APPLAUDS OUR FRIENDS IN PERU & ELSE~WHERE AROUND THE WORLD FOR SHOWING IRAN & AMERICA REAL CLASS,GRACE AND LEADERSHIP IN ALLOWING LORI BERENSON AND HER CHILD A CHANCE AT LIVING A FULL AND PRODUCTIVE LIFE !!!

Leading the Philippine armed revolution astray (tags)

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP-Maoist) has spent a tremendous amount of manpower, financial and materials resources in the electoral campaign, in the process forging a tactical alliance with the landlord-bureaucrat capitalist Manuel Villar, the Nacionalista Party--and indirectly with the family of the late fascist puppet dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

Animal farm within the national democratic revolution in the Philippines (tags)

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) says that all comrades are equal, and cadres fulfill division of tasks within the organization. All are subject to Party policies under the principle of the individual is subordinate to the organization, the lower organ is subordinate to the higher organ, and the whole Party is under the Central Committee.

PHILIPPINES: Sabotaging the path to the strategic stalemate (tags)

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) has spent a tremendous amount of manpower, financial and materials resources in the electoral campaign, in the process forging a tactical alliance with the landlord-bureaucrat capitalist Manuel Villar, the Nacionalista Party--and indirectly with the family of the late fascist puppet dictator Ferdinand Marcos.

The facts against psywar intrigues in the Philippines (tags)

As chief political consultant of the Negotiating Panel of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), I am well informed about the revolutionary position of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), the New People's Army and the NDFP as well as the position of other major political forces in relation to the 2010 elections of the reactionary government.

Open Letter from the Internationalist Group to the Spartacist League and ICL (tags)

The Spartacist League/U.S. and the International Communist League it leads are in deep political trouble. On April 27, the International Executive Committee of the ICL issued a statement “Repudiating Our Position on Haiti Earthquake,” headlined “A Capitulation to U.S. Imperialism.” After three months of “zealous apologies for the U.S. imperialist military intervention” in the name of humanitarian aid, the ICL suddenly declared that this was a fundamental “betrayal” and the Internationalist Group had been right all along in demanding U.S./U.N. troops out. While agreeing with the IG’s characterization of the ICL’s policy as “social-imperialist”and calling for a “savage indictment” of its own line, the ICL’s explanation for this betrayal – failure to have a formal discussion – doesn’t answer how an entire organization which proclaims itself revolutionary Marxist and Trotskyist could swallow this support for imperialism for months. Its origins can be found in years of capitulation to U.S. imperialism, notably by abandoning the call for its defeat in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. The Open Letter by the Internationalist Group urges those in the ICL who do not wish to continue gyrating in centrist confusion to examine the real record of their organization’s adaptations and capitulations to “its own” bourgeoisie over the past years.

Deathblow to the US-Arroyo regime! Advance the People's War !-NDF (tags)

The Pesante News learned today that on the occasion of its founding anniversary today, April 24, the National Democratic Front of the Philippines-Southern Mindanao salutes the toiling Filipino workers and peasants and all the patriotic and revolutionary members who belong to the 17 NDFP allied organizations. Thirty seven years ago, the NDF was born out of the people's active resistance to a fascist bankrupt regime; and out of the revolutionary people's movement. This was the gist of the statement of Rubi Del Mundo,Spokesperson of National Democratic Front-Southern Mindanao on April 24, 2010

All efforts towards advancing the national democratic revolution in the Philippines! (tags)

Today we celebrate with utmost joy the Filipino people’s gallant struggle for national liberation and genuine democracy under a united front. Thirty seven years ago on April 24, in the face of the fascist Marcos dictatorship, revolutionary organizations came together to form the National Democratic Front (NDF). Through the years the NDF has proven its commitment in advancing the revolutionary struggle of the Filipino people to overthrow the semi-colonial, semi-feudal system which oppresses, deprives and exploits majority of the masses.

maniac gusanos attack free speech (tags)

anti castro cubans having a counter revolutionary protest in echo park assault members of a counter protest across the street, then attack their own member.

RED SALUTE TO THE NPA FOR ITS 41st YEAR (tags)

The Los Angeles PESANTE NEWS learned today from media sources in the Philippines that Jorge Madlos, NDF Spokesperson for Mindanao said: " We give the highest salute to the New People's Army on its 41st anniversary of its foundation on March 29, 1969 in the second district of Tarlac. In 1972, the NPA also established guerilla fronts in Mindanao and spread swiftly throughout the archipelago. The red fighters of the NPA and the revolutionary masses who have offered their very lives in the service of the people deserve no less than our highest regard and praise.

Anarcofeminist contingent at March 20 Antiwar March (tags)

Anarcha-La is calling on our anti-authoritarian sisters and brothers to join us on Saturday, March 20th for the anti-war march starting at noon at Hollywood and Vine.

Rhetorical Militancy for a Rhetorical Mass Movement? If Only We Could Make Them Like Us… (tags)

The main purpose of this article is to address the questions of strategy and tactics in the anarchist movement with specific reference to the roles the Black Block tactic, and militant direct action play in our movement.

Break the Chains! Unleash the Fury of Women as a Mighty Force for Revolution! (tags)

On International Women's Day we are taking to the streets to call for something sorely needed and unseen in generations: an uncompromising outpouring of fury and resistance from women and men who want to see women, the world over, lifted from centuries of being condemned to being treated as the possessions of men.

Actions + Conversations + Intersections 2010: Second Annual Los Ángeles Anarchist Bookfair (tags)

Sunday, January 24, 2010

HOLLYWOOD - For the second consecutive year, Los Angeles anarchists organized a bookfair, which, in addition to facilitating exchanges between vendors and literature-hungry readers, also provided an array of panel discussions, workshops, and most importantly, quality interactions with fellow activists in the liberation movement.

Iran's Revolution vs. The Democrats (tags)

On Sunday in Iran, mass protests were drowned in blood by government authorities; at least ten reportedly have been killed with hundreds injured. The events have been given ample coverage in the U.S. media, with the intention of further demonizing Iran’s repressive government. Absent in the American media are the deeper implications of the protests, which, to anyone paying close attention, constitute a powerful revolutionary movement. This movement has grown exponentially in a very short period of time. Although only beginning in June over allegations of voter fraud, the movement is now endorsed by millions of combative Iranians, demanding “death to the dictator,” while they waive an Iranian flag that’s missing the Muslim insignia. Massive demonstrations in the streets and university campuses have directly confronted police repression and in some cases have overcome it. The New York Times describes a scene found only in instances of revolution:

Another World Is Possible, a Revolutionary Anarchist Podcast (tags)

INTRODUCING: 'Another World Is Possible', a revolutionary anarchist podcast originating in Boston, MA.

Conscious Forces Will Bring Us Certain Victory (tags)

How, in the coming period of intensified class struggle, activists will use open communities and information war to win ever-increasing attention and support and create the conscious forces that will bring us certain victory

The Reaction Will Be Televised (tags)

If you want to stop their Beckistas, unplug their televisions.

REVOLUTION: Why It's Necessary, Why It's Possible, What It's All About (tags)

REVOLUTION: Why It's Necessary, Why It's Possible, What It's All About a film of a talk by Bob Avakian Online at: http://www.revolutiontalk.net/ In 2003 Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party USA delivered an historic talk in the United States.

Revolutionary Autonomous Communities' Food Program (tags)

The Revolutionary Autonomous Communities (RAC), has created a food program where we are empowering ourselves and others to become self-sustainable.

The Revolution We Need...The Leadership We Have (tags)

A message and a call from the Revolutionary Communist Party. A whole different world, a much better future, is possible. We have what we need to fight for that World, that future. It is up to us to get with it and get to the challenge of making this happen.

New Book Calls for Fundamental Political and Social Revolution in the United States (tags)

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A Cycle of New Battles (tags)

"We are moving into a world-historical situation where all the points of social, economic and political life will be reset..A revolutionary process is only possible when a radical reform gets going.. A radical redistribution from top to bottom must be fought for.."

Support revolutionary radio - july 8th (tags)

concert to support revolutionary radio. 1923 E. 7th st. Long Beach, CA. 9pm-2AM

SUPPORT REVOLUTIONARY RADIO , JUNE 21 (tags)

Benefit for Raise the Fist Radio.

SAVE THE DATE! Revolutionary Revival Concert #2, for Nicaragua and El Salvador, June 13 (tags)

For the first time, both Nicaragua and El Salvador have revolutionary governments, and people in the United States can help them!

Raising the banners of socialism in the United States (tags)

The members of the Party for Socialism and Liberation and our friends would promote socialism whether or not there was a worldwide capitalist economic crisis. But if there was any time to revive the socialist movement and build a multinational working-class party of revolutionaries, we believe that the time is now. We realize that we are not raising the banners of socialism and calling for revolution in the United States in a vacuum.

TO REALIZE OUR SITUATION AND OVERCOME IT (tags)

HIERARCHY, COMMODITY, MONEY, THE NATION-STATE, are not mere social institutions. They are DOCTRINES OF A SECULAR RELIGION. The believers are the overwhelming majority of people...

The Communist Party of the Philippines and the Khmer Rouge (tags)

For decades the Khmer Rouge regime has been exposed for its atrocities and genocides against its own people. Yet the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) nor its political arm, the National Democratic Front (NDF) nor any of its influenced and led organizations have issued any statement of condemnation. In fact in some of the statements issued by the CPP-NDF or interviews issued by its leaders, they seem to defend the Khmer Rouge.

New People's Army (NPA) celebrates 40th anniversary in the Philippines (tags)

The outlawed Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) on Sunday congratulated its armed wing, the New People's Army (NPA), on the 40th anniversary of its founding in the Philippines. "We congratulate all the Red commanders and fighters, the Party cadres and members in the NPA and the broad masses of the people for their accumulated and current victories. We render the highest tribute to our revolutionary martyrs and heroes," said the CPP in a statement posted on its Web site.

On Developments in Nepal and the Stakes for the Communist Movement (tags)

"Does the current trajectory in Nepal and the course taken by the CPN(M) represent an historic new thing, a victory and breakthrough in advancing the communist revolution in the 21st century, as some have claimed; or—as many others fear—does this represent a setback and betrayal of the goals of the revolution and of the heroic struggle waged to achieve them, and a serious departure from the communist cause that the CPN(M) claims to be fighting for?"

The revolutionary movement in Greece (tags)

The "small" revolutionary movement in Greece turned into a massive and strong movement against the goverment and the capitalistic system

Thoughts provoked by the comments of preachers at Oscar Grant's funeral (tags)

article published in Revolution on-line

Uphold the Militant Tradition of International Women's Day (tags)

In solidarity and with utmost joy, the International League of People's Struggle joins today the celebration of women in general and their revolutionary struggle for emancipation and liberation from imperialism, feudalism and patriarchalism. We remember and honor millions of women who trailblazed and paved the path for women's liberation movement.

Everyone Must See the Film Che! (tags)

After watching Che, my love for this great hero of the revolution has been completely renewed.

Revolutionary Autonomous Communities / Comunidades Autonomas Revolucionarias Zine #1 (tags)

1st Zine of the Revolutionary Autonomous Communities Primera Revista Zine de las Comunidades Autonomas Revolucionarias

how to build solidarity and revolutionary movements (tags)

news reports come in from all over the world about attrocities against civilians and nations who have consistently been abused by the first and second world. lately there have been calls for building solidarity, and rightly so. but what are the important steps towards reaching this goal?

The Long March of the Cuban Revolution (tags)

In 1960, C. Wright Mills warned Americans that the revolution in Cuba was the start of a wider process that would spread to Latin America and the third world. On the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary, practically anyone can see that our continent has begun a new era...

World and US Situation, 2008 (tags)

For more than two years, we revolutionaries had observed the impending total unravelling and complete discredit of the "free market" pretense of monopoly capitalism and the full bankruptcy of the policy of "neoliberal globalization." But the leaders of the US and other imperialist countries and the puppet states were always lying and boasting about the so-called strong fundamentals of their economies. Only recently have they been compelled by the circumstances to admit that the US and global capitalist system are beset by the worst economic and financial crisis since the Great Depression.

Prof. Sison Greets the CPP on its 40th Year (tags)

As founding chairman of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), I convey warmest greetings of comradeship to all CPP cadres and members on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the CPP. I share your joy in celebrating all the struggles waged and all the victories won by the CPP and the Filipino people in the last four decades of the new democratic revolution.

Letter about the Spanish Civil War in HARPERS, Dec. 2008 (tags)

A slightly different version of this was published in the most recent issue of 'Harpers' magazine...

October 22 Demonstration Attracts Young to Anti-Police Terror Movement (tags)

October 22, 2008 LOS ANGELES - The October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation has been organizing nationwide demonstrations since 1996. The Los Angeles actions have gained a reputation for being among the city's most lively and most youth-oriented marches whose participants tend to be from the very communities targeted by police. With some thirty police murders logged since the beginning of year, protestors had plenty to be angry about.

Gen. Ochoa is daydreaming of victory against the NPA (tags)

Gen Ochoa of the 3rd ID Phil Army (PA) once again is "flying in the clouds" when he said that the "insurgency problem" will end in 2008. His braggings are the same with the illusions of the generals during the Marcos dictatorship up to the Estrada regime. He only wants to entertain the officials of the 302nd and 303rd Bde that their promotions will be affected because of the AFP's failures to hit their target-objectives in destroying the revolutionary movement in Negros being the priority of Oplan Bantay Laya (OBL2) II in the whole of Western Visayas. In three quarters of this year, the AFP has no significant breakthrough in their counter-revolutionary campaign. Surely by the last quarter of this year, they wil reap nothing but failures.

60th founding anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (tags)

Message on the occasion of the 60th founding anniversary of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

The US-Arroyo regime is responsible for the death and damages caused by the war in Mindana (tags)

-The people must concentrate their anger and condemnation on the US-Arroyo regime as directly responsible on the deaths and damages of the people in Mindanao caused by the escalation of the armed clashes between the AFP and the MILF. The problem can be rooted to the US-dictated two pronged militarist policy of the regime which is the all-out war against the revolutionary movement led by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) while neutralizing the Moro seccessionist movement of the MILF thru a deceptive and bogus peace process to finish the revolutionary movement in 2010. The militarist clique in the Arroyo regime never expected that the Memorandum of Agreement on the Ancestral Domain (MOA-AD) will ignite the chaos and war in Mindanao. This secret and hasty deal resulted to violent reaction and opposition from the pro and anti-Arroyo reactionary camp and the fake president will even face impeachment because of violations of the constitution. Arroyo got the worst fear of losing her warlord allies in Mindanao that helped her cheat the 2004 elections. Her ulterior motive of using the MOA-AD as a stepping stone for charter change (cha-cha) to remain in Malacanang was also exposed. The MILF's disgust and anger have basis when it was proven that the Arroyo regime is not sincere in the peace talks and on the agreement on ancestral domain and instead used these as a trap to demobilized and surrender of MILF.

Uphold the Militant Tradition of International Women's Movement (tags)

In solidarity and with utmost joy, the International League of People's Struggle joins today the celebration of women in general and their revolutionary struggle for emancipation and liberation from imperialism, feudalism and patriarchalism. We remember and honor millions of women who trailblazed and paved the path for women's liberation movement.

Pro-Cuba celebration triumphs over right-wing terrorist threats (tags)

L.A. activists refuse to buckle under cowardly intimidation Despite an organized attempt by anti-communist reactionaries to shut down a July 26 Cuba Celebration in Los Angeles.

Article on UC Santa Cruz actions (tags)

Article on the illegal actions against vivisectors that happened in Santa Cruz, California this past weekend.

Opinion Post on Santa Cruz Underground Actions (tags)

Opinion piece on the recent illegal actions against two vivisectors in Santa Cruz, Ca.

Call for Screenings of Film: "We're Still Here! We NeverLeft " (tags)

The Revolutionary Autonomous Communities is putting out a call for their film, "We're Still Here, We Never Left" to be screened at your university, community center, church and anywhere else.

The Dangerous Logic of Blocking Protests in the Name of Electing Democrats (tags)

At a time when the tens of millions of people who have the potential strength to stop this war are being pacified and corralled into a dead-end, what meaning does it have to call oneself “anti-war” if you are not protesting outside the convention? Anyone serious about stopping this whole direction of unjust war, torture and fascist repression should be in the streets.

An Open Letter Regarding the LA Social Forum and Leftist Organizing (tags)

I didn't attend the LASF, but Michael (Novick) seems justified in his disappointment about the makeup of the forum. All movements are helped by the central participation and prioritization of the grass-roots, front-line community defense movements.

ALB interviews the Cuban Libertarian Movement (tags)

* During mid-June 2008 the Iberian counter-information collective A Las Barricadas www.alasbarricadas.org posed several questions to the MLC www.mlc.acultura.org.ve, an affinity group of Cuban anarchism abroad. The complete text of this interview follows.

Underground workers movement vs. DCWD, Franklin Baker (tags)

NPA INTENSIFIES ATTACKS (tags)

The communist New People’s Army (NPA) has apparently intensified its rebellious campaign as it has launched attacks on government stablishments and a private-owned business for allegedly not paying its demanded “revolutionary tax.”

Revolutionary Justice for the Filipino Working Class Victims of Big Capitalists! (tags)

The Revolutionary Council of Trade Unions (RCTU) in Southern Mindanao, an underground group of revolutionary unions and an allied organization of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) expresses its strongest indignation of the systematic attack perpetrated by foreign and local comprador-capitalists against the Filipino working class.

On the 110th Independence Day of the Philippines, June 12, 2008 (tags)

As Filipinos and Filipino Americans, the Alliance Philippines (AJLPP) with pride and passion, we commemorate the 110th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence on June 12, 1898 and the victory of the Philippine revolution of 1896 against 333 years of Spanish colonialism and oppression. On this momentous occasion let us pay tribute to all our heroes who fought for our freedom. On this auspicious day, we remember that the Philippine flag was first displayed, the national hymn was played and the independence from Spain was proclaimed in the balcony of the home of general Emilio Aguinaldo in Kawit, Cavite. At that time almost all of Luzon was liberated and under the control, of the revolutionary forces except for Manila and some Spanish outpost in the Visayas and in Mindanao was still holding out. The formation of the first bourgeois democratic republic in Asia on January 23, 1899 followed. But just to be destroyed by a new colonial power- the Imperialist United States of America. By waging an imperialist war of aggression against the young republic and its people from 1899 to 1913 in a “war of pacification” against the Filipinos, the United States occupied the Philippines for 48 years. The Filipinos lost almost 2 million people during the Filipino=-American War.

AJLPP Sautes the 35th Year of the NDFP (tags)

On behalf of the Filipino American community in the United States and all its allies, we in the Alliance Philippines (AJLPP)consider it fitting and proper to extend warmest greetings to the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) in celebration of the 35th anniversary of its founding on 24 April 1973 when its 10-Point Program was unfurled and promulgated. We share in the Filipino people's jubilation that the NDFP has won great victories in the application and development of the policy and tactics of the united front in advancing the people's democratic revolution against foreign monopoly capitalism, domestic feudalism and bureaucrat capitalism in the Philippines.

On the 39th Year of the New People’s Army (NPA) and the People’s War in the Philippines (tags)

In the Philippines today, the New People's Army (NPA) is commemorating its 39th year anniversary. Nearly four decades ago, on March 29, 1969, the NPA was founded in a district in Tarlac, Central Luzon, Philippines and resumed the armed struggle to liberate the Filipino people from the clutches of US imperialism, domestic feudalism and the puppet reactionary state.

MY EXPERIENCE OF IMPRISONMENT AND TORTURE (tags)

I have been informed that the International Action Committee Stuttgart, an organization in which Turkish, Palestinian and German people work together, is holding this forum to commemorate Political Prisoners Day. Thus, I have been invited to speak on my experience of imprisonment and torture in the Philippines, together with two other former political prisoners who shall speak about their own experiences in Turkey-Kurdistan and Palestine. I thank the organizers for inviting me. And I wish to express my warmest greetings of solidarity to all those who are present and to all the people in organizations that are represented here. I have strongly wished to be with you tonight. But unfortunately, the Dutch authorities do not issue travel papers to me for attending this forum. We have to resort therefore to the audio-visual techniques that are available to us. As instructed by the organizers, particularly by Ms. Elsbeth Sureau, I intend to present to you the following: 1. a summary of my imprisonment and torture, 2. the reasons for imprisonment and the political situation then obtaining in my country, 3. the protest and resistance within and outside prison, and 4. the perspectives. I shall use 15 minutes to speak and let the German translation run for another 15 minutes. I shall answer your questions in the open forum.

March 8, IWD: This Moment and The Oppression of Women (tags)

The oppression of women is rooted in horrific silences and self-righteous conservatisms. The oppressions festers behind the walls and traditions of family “privacy.” It is wreathed in shame and custom. It is denied as it is so vigorously enforced by state and church and male fists. It is harvested in the great global productive loops of sweatshops and field labor — from endless days of labor at sewing machines and assembly lines, in the nights of domestic slavery and in lifetimes sacrificed to enforced childbearing.

South American anarchists and anti-militarists say NO to war (tags)

* The threat of armed conflict involving the governments of Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela has mobilized anarchists and anti-militarists across the continent, in words and in action, to repudiate what would be a monstrous aggression by state powers against our peoples. Below there are two documents that call for struggle against this evil.

Interview with FARC Commander Raul Reyes (tags)

Following the March 1st attack by a Colombian military operation that resulted in the death of 20 FARC forces including rebel leader Raul Reyes. Interview with slain FARC leader from July 2007.

Press Conference Tomorrow: Free the Black Riders (tags)

Press Conference Tomorrow: Free the Black Riders **FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE**

Communist Party of the Philippines pursues a violent course against its left opponents (tags)

In the Philippines, one of the poorest countries in Asia, 40 percent of the people live in poverty. Conditions there have sparked a large radical movement, heavily repressed by the government.

The CPP-NPA-NDF “Hit List” - a preliminary report (tags)

It is essential to understand the real scope of the assassination policy of Left activists pursued, after the 1992 crisis, by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), its military arm, the New People’s Army (NPA) and its politico-diplomatic arm, the National Democratic Front (NDF).

Significant NPA victories in 2007, more and bigger victories eyed in 2008 (tags)

The revolutionary movement i n thePhilippines today said the New People's Army (NPA) "achieved significant military victories the past year, portending more and bigger successes in response to the Party's anniversary call to accelerate advances in 2008." "Based on our summary of still very partial reports received from the field, clearly the revolutionary forces have gained significant victories in waging guerrilla warfare. Foremost is the defeat of the military campaigns launched by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) this year to date," said CPP spokesperson Gregorio "Ka Roger" Rosal.

Why there is no ceasefire in The Philippines (tags)

It is understandable why there is no ceasefire between the armed forces of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP) and those of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Black Riders held on million dollars bail each, back in court Wednesday (tags)

The state’s cases against T. A. C. O., Aryana and Stress, which T. A. C. O. described as “b. s.” to defense attorney Guillermo Suarez, are based on the testimony of an undercover cop who alleges that he approached the Black Riders, pretending to be Lebanese and connected to freedom fighters in the Middle East. He claims that the three defendants were involved in a plot to take possession of weapons and protective vests that he claimed to be able to provide them. No weapons were ever involved. These charges are essentially for a “Thought crime” – allegedly conspiring to attempt to possess weapons.

History, Sublime, Terror: Notes on the Politics of Fear (tags)

"The new powers of violence that are out of the box after 1945 belong to the state. They are properties and prerogatives of the modern nation-state."

NOV. 10 SOCIALISM CONFERENCE IN LA (tags)

This Saturday, join us for a Regional Socialism Conference in Los Angeles. There will be workshops, speakers and discussion on building a movement for revolutionary change in the United States.

Caracas discusses Leon Trotsky on the anniversary of his assassination (tags)

Permanent REvolution

tactical offensives from within strategic defensive (tags)

reverse the political inertia

NDFP POSITION ON CEASEFIRE AND PEACE NEGOTIATIONS (tags)

The Arroyo regime is hell-bent on suppressing the Filipino people and revolutionary people by murdering, kidnapping, torturing and driving them away from their homes and land. But the Filipino people and revolutionary forces have always strongly manifested their determination to defend themselves and wage resistance, punish the worst of human rights violators and plunderers and build the new organs of democratic power to replace the ruling system of greed and terror. #

SMC Revolutionary Student Collective to Hold Discussion About Free Software (tags)

On Tuesday, May 29. the Santa Monica College (SMC) Revolutionary Student Collective (RSC) will hold a discussion on Free Software in LA-136 at Santa Monica College between 11:15am and 12:35.

The Mexican Revolution Surges Forward (tags)

Millions of workers and students on strike: report of the first 12 hours of the May 2 strike Just six months after Calderon assumed the presidency and the anti-fraud movement and the APPO were defeated, the situation in Mexico is heating up again. The previous showdown over the elections and the revolutionary struggle in Oaxaca solved nothing. The bourgeois, foolishly, perhaps believed that the working class was finished, and that the struggle was over. They will not be able to maintain that opinion any longer. Carrying on from the magnificent struggles in March against the attacks of the weak Calderón government, a general strike was called earlier this week on May 2 - the first general strike in Mexico since 1916.

Art and the Oaxaca Commune (tags)

At a time when many US citizens feel powerless to stop the criminal direction of ‘their’ government, the examples of revolutionary movements elsewhere give not only hope, but practical education towards organizing a society where humans outrank profit on the list of social priorities. The ‘Oaxaca Commune’ in Mexico is such an example. For three months, the Mexican state of Oaxaca was controlled by a people’s ‘popular assembly’ that took rapid measures in ousting the corrupt state government and its accomplices within the media and police. The Mexican federal government has since taken severe action in repressing this popular movement, but further organizing and revolutionary momentum has already begun. The huge successes of the movement and its continued political evolution should thus be an inspiration for all those interested in social progress.

Uphold the Militant and Revolutionary Tradition of the FQS, Remember Mendiola, 1970! (tags)

-MAKIBAKA, HUWAG MATAKOT! With these as the battle cry, on January 30 and 31, 1970, during the indignation marches and rallyist, angry students and youth defending themselves again from unprovoked attacks by the military and police as well as water-housing firemen stormed the gates of Malacanang. Using a captured fire engine, the rammed the gates and made it inside the compound of the palace.

AFP's new "holistic counter-insurgency plan" will victimize more ordinary and in (tags)

The revolutionary forces in the Philippines thorugh their spokesperson issued a statement today that the new oplan- BANTAY LAYA II "will be more vicious in their effort to catch the fish by totally draining the water."

Party and Class (tags)

A party lives when there is the existence of a doctrine and a method of action. A party is a school of political thought and consequently an organisation of struggle. The first characteristic is a fact of consciousness, the second is a fact of will, or more precisely of a striving towards a final end.

Revolutionary Forces in the Philippine Condemns Arroyo-De Venecia blackmail (tags)

The revolutionary forces in the Philippines today condemned Gloria Arroyo and her cohorts in the House of Representatives for what the revolutionaries calls "an obvious blackmail to desperately push by any means a self-serving Arroyo constitution."

The Plaza is covered (tags)

THE Granma yacht, the emblematic boat of the Rebel Army, once again sailed through the waters of dignity. On this occasion, it moved through a sea of Cuban children who escorted it down Paseo Avenue and through José Martí Plaza de la Revolución waving their blue kerchiefs. A military band played “La Lupe,” a song composed by Commander of the Revolution Juan Almeida Bosque before the revolutionary expeditionaries departure from Mexico in 1956...

WOT: Revolution in news will lead to overthrow of capitalist rule (tags)

The industrial revolution created the modern proletariat. The revolution in communications will allow this proletariat to make itself conscious and will lead to the overthrow of the system of bourgeois rule. For the first time in history, the majority of suffering humanity will have access to a clear, accurate and comprehensive class-based picture of what is wrong with the world and how to coordinate their actions in order to end bourgeois rule and usher in a world without hunger, privation or war. As decade rolls after decade, information war will transform the terrain of the class struggle -- including world culture, world politics and the left ecosystem which gives birth to revolutionary organizations. These nine theses are the second installment of "Seventeen Theses on the Destiny of the Revolution in Communications and the Concept of Workers' Rule". ...brought to you by the Weapon of Transparency channel...

Arroyo regime has a malicious view of the GRP-NDFP peace negotiations (tags)

The highest officials of the Arroyo regime, especially executive secretary Eduardo Ermita, chief of staff Mike Defensor and presidential adviser Jesus Dureza, have repeatedly declared that there is no need to resume the formal talks between the GRP and NDFP negotiating panels but that the office of the presidential adviser on the process will coordinate with local units of the GRP to stage localized negotiations with elements that they hope to attract from the local forces of the revolutionary movement.

The Second American Revolution : High Places (tags)

Our ancestors had revolution after revolution because they did not knock down the High :Places

The Second American Revolution : The Jesus Revolutionary (tags)

A brief discussion of that greatest of all revolutionary theorists, who it turns out, surprise surprise, was Jesus. The sun will hide its face in shame, and the moon will no longer give its light at night, for the entire earth will be as full of the glory of this Jesus as there are waters covering the surfaces of the seas and oceans.

The Second American Revolution : Washington and Iran (tags)

A repeat of that Terri Schiavo business from a while back, as once again Washington takes on a great humanitarian cause to save the life of a vegetable.

The Second American Revolution : More Revolutionary Proverbs (tags)

More proverbs and parables

The Second American Revolution - Revolutionary Theory (tags)

Let's start making everything perfectly clear....

Criticism as a Weapon (tags)

E. San Juan's recent book, ONLY BY STRUGGLE (Quezon City: Giraffe Books), represents one of the most important progressive voices in the movement for national democracy and liberation in the Philippines. This review highlights some noteworthy themes of the work.

Preconditioning the resumption of formal talks with capitulation is completely absurd (tags)

The Alliance-Philippines(AJLPP)-USA desires that the peace negotiations between the NDFP and the GRP resumes. But the Arroyo government is hell bent to obstruct the peace process. Thus AJLPP-USA reprinted this NDFP statement so people are informed of the latest development. The GRP has rejected the NDDF proposals to resume the peace negotiations in Oslo, Norway. The Hague Joint Declaration stipulates that no precondition from any side shall negate the inherent character and purpose of peace negotiations. The Arroyo regime’s demand for capitulation and pacification of the revolutionary forces ignores the roots of the armed conflict and the people’s demands for basic reforms. It runs counter to The Hague Joint Declaration. It is completely absurd for Gloria M. Arroyo and her subalterns to precondition the resumption of formal talks in GRP-NDFP peace negotiations with the capitulation of the NDFP under the guise of a permanent or prolonged ceasefire that is not based on any agreement on social, economic and political reforms satisfactory to the people and the revolutionary forces.

AN EYEWITNESS TO THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR (tags)

THIS YEAR MARKS THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BEGINNING OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR.

THE LESSONS OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR (tags)

A REVIEW OF THE WRITINGS OF LEON TROTSKY ON THE SPANISH REVOLUTION, 1931-39

What we can learn from the immigrants rights march (tags)

Two days after May Day's mobilization of immigrants and their supporters, Ricardo Alarcon, President of Cuba's National Assembly, took a look at the marches and drew some conclusions. for the struggle for a better world everywhere.

THE REVOLUTIONARY COMMUNIST TOUR HITS WASHINGTON, D.C. (tags)

Clyde Young and Joe Veale Saturday, May 13, 2006 1:00 PM Warehouse Theater 1021 7th Street NW (doors open at 12:15) between Mt. Vernon Sq./7th street and Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Stations

revolutionary hip hop night this weds april 26 in L.A (tags)

REVOLUTIONARY HIP HOP & OPEN MIC

FREE THE LAST OF THE OHIO SEVEN (tags)

RICHARD WILLAIMS RECENTLY DIED IN PRISON. NOW IS THE TIME TO CALL FOR THE FREEDOM OF THE TWO REMAINING SEVEN IN PRISON, JAAN LAAMAN AND TOM MANNING.

THE ABC'S OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, 1917. (tags)

THIS IS A REVIEW OF LEON TROTSKY'S HISTORY OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, ORIGINALLY PBLISHED IN 1930-23, BY AN UNREPENTENT DEFENDER OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION

Revolutionary Music (tags)

The sonic revolutionary onslaught returns to Los Angeles. And beyond.

Strike the Blow!! John Brown-Revolutionary Abolitionist (tags)

Febraury is Black History Month a time to honor the fighters for black liberation. John Brown was one of the very few white revolutionary black liberation fighters. Let us draw the lessons of his struggles at Harper's Ferry for today's struggles.

Politics of Extreme Unction: Revolutionary Rights (tags)

Revolutionary rights. when constitutional rights are either absent or fail.

AN IMAGE BANK FOR EVERYDAY REVOLUTIONARY LIFE (tags)

AN IMAGE BANK FOR EVERYDAY REVOLUTIONARY LIFE

JAN 23 : REVOLUTIONARY HIP HOP IN LONG BEACH (tags)

members from colectivo error, skot keltic not, son del centro .. in collaboration for Revolutionary Hip Hop! (see flier)

Spain Betrayed (by the anarchists) (tags)

For the first time in history Anarchists had the possibility of applying their theories on a grand scale. They enjoyed an unparalleled authority in Catalonia, the decisive and most industrialised region in Spain, and had the unconditional support of the overwhelming majority of the proletariat. The truth of a theory, like the efficacy of a remedy, is verified according to experience. What remains of the theories of Bakunin, Kropotkin and Malatesta [131] after the Spanish experience? For decades we Marxists have demonstrated the limited and petit-bourgeois character of Anarchist concepts.

The Makhno anarchists, Kronstadt and the position of the Russian peasants (tags)

In September of 1920, Ivanov V. (representative of the Southern Front Revolutionary Soviet) visited Makhno. He later wrote this description of Makhno’s camp: “The regime is brutal, the discipline is hard as steel, rebels are beaten on the face for any small breach, no elections to the general command staff, all commanders up to company commander are appointed by Makhno and the Anarchist Revolutionary War Council, Revolutionary Military Soviet (Revvoensovet) became an irreplaceable, uncontrollable and non-elected institution. Under the revolutionary military council there is a ‘special section’ that deals with disobediences secretly and without mercy.”

A Call for Unification! (tags)

In contemporary America, disunification, or splintering, has rendered the left ineffective. Such has long served as the eulogy of leftist movements and ideas within the states. The problem has worsened in recent years, and has thus led to a lifeless decay in the strength of all real progressive actions. Clearly, this has given way to today’s breed of libertarian rightists, neo-conservatism, and many other crypto-fascist uprisings. Disintegration, lack of solidarity, and a true misunderstanding of who/what the real enemy is, has led to the recent polarization of our movements.

More deceit (tags)

Iran lets senior al Qaeda suspects roam free: report

For a Revolutionary Art! (tags)

Art

The Marxists in the World Youth Festival (tags)

Bolivarian Revolution

RCP: Three Fundamental Lessons of Katrina (tags)

Three fundamental things to be learned from what has been happening, including the role of the government, in relation to hurricane Katrina

When Anarchists Organize; Lessons from the Love and Rage Federation (tags)

Love and rage was a North American revolutionary anarchist federation in the 1990's. Roy, SanFiippo, a former member of ove and rage, will talk about the rise and fall of Love and rage, as well as its accomplishment's and failures.

Barquisimeto, Venezuela: Successful Meetings of the CMR (tags)

Bolivarian revolution

Statement of the International Marxist Tendency for the 16th WFSY (tags)

Bolivarian Revolution

The land of milk of honey (BKH) (tags)

I am exhausted and thus taking the weekend off as a revolutionary columnist, but there are still a few things I wanted to get off my chest, just on the off chance that maybe Indymedia might be knocked off line before Monday so as tired as I am today I thought I would still get a few things written down

RC4 Tour Arrives in LA: July 23 (tags)

The Revolutionary Communist 4 (RC4) Speaking Tour arrives in the Los Angeles area. They will be spreading revolution and communism, and challenging those at the bottom of society to step forward and become emancipators of humanity.

Revolutionary Communist 4 Tour (tags)

Revolutionary Communist 4 Speaking Tour Is Coming to Your Area: Saturday, July 23rd at Cal State University Dominguez Hills. Funds Needed!

Review of the Venezuelan Revolution: a Marxist Perspective (tags)

Solidarity with the Bolivarian revolution

Modern Barbarism (tags)

In the Dialectic of the Enlightenment, Adorno and Horkheimer diagnosed that instrumental reason has the tendency to become a murderous delusion under the frosty sun.. Adorno used the term regressive progress to erpress the paradoxical nature of modern civilization.

Avakian on mandates and liars (tags)

by Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA

Revolution #3, May 22, 2005, posted at revcom.us

p>Bush has no legitimate mandate. The will of the people was not expressed in the 2004 election—not only because of voter intimidation and fraud, which there definitely was some of, but beyond all that, and most essentially, because the people were not given a real choice. They were not given a real avenue in which they could express their opposition to what is represented by Bush. The real story of what is happening and the alternative to it was never presented in the election—certainly it was not presented by Kerry and the Democrats.

rEVOLUCIOnARY tRANSITION dESIGNS (tags)

The following program will typically be required of the revolutions in the Andes and throughout Latin America (the pace of adaptation and implementation may vary somewhat) :

TO ALL RW READERS:change is in the air (tags)

We are excited to announce that on May 1st 2005 we will be changing the name of the RW/OR to

REVOLUTION.

We believe this name change more fully reflects our revolutionary communist ideology and politics, and the enriched vision of a tribune of the people that has been pioneered by RCP Chairman Bob Avakian.

This May 1st will mark the end of 25 years of the Revolutionary Worker/Obrero Revolucionario!

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Venezuela: The Revolution Will Be Televised! (tags)

Call for Revolutionary Anarchist Contingent M19 (tags)

March 19, the 2 year anniversary of the US’s latest imperial affair, we call for a revolutionary anarchist contingent, which will march in the ANSWER demonstration at 12 noon, M19 at Hollywood and Vine.

Decoding Da Dubya Code (tags)

Revolutionaries, reporters and film crews assembled on Friday morning for a "Press Conference and Anti-Inaugural Banquet." It was held near Howard University at Café Manowaj, a cool and funky hang-out run by a crew of radical South Africans. Steaming breakfast dishes (named for people’s heroes and historical highpoints) soon appeared. Indymedia and RW reporters tended to order Amandla eggs. The Fox-5 TV guy was all over the Paris Commune French Toast. (His footage of our red-flag-filled cowboy-hat stomping made the 5 o’clock news that night.)

Sunsara Taylor: Are there any born-agains in the house who are deep into biblical armageddon prophesies? No? In that case, I first need to first walk you all through my ‘Armageddon Crash Course for post-Enlightenment Thinkers’....

At this very moment millions of people are being seduced into going for simple, good-versus-evil answers to the agonizing and growing complexities of the world. They are consumed with the coming Judgment Day, the return of Jesus, Armageddon, the Rapture.

Freedom and Liberty (tags)

“Our wisdom, in so far as it ought to be deemed true and solid wisdom, consists almost entirely of two parts: the knowledge of God and of ourselves.” (Calvin 1962)

THE BATTLE FOR THE FUTURE WILL BE FOUGHT FROM HERE FORWARD! (tags)

YOU THINK YOU KNOW................BUT YOU HAVE NO IDEA..............JUST WHAT BUSH HAS IN STORE FOR.....YOU.....US.....THE WORLD.....OUR FUTURE! Straight up—Bush and his people aren’t just ordinary Republicans. And they’re not ordinary Christians either. They are Christian Fascists—dangerous fanatics who aim to make the U.S. a religious dictatorship and to force this upon the world. If they get their way—and they are very far along the road to getting it—society will be plunged into a high-tech Dark Ages. Those who compare Bush to Hitler are right! But, don’t be waiting for people wearing little mustaches and marching the Nazi goose-step to come to your town. This brand of fascism is coming differently, and it's coming straight from the White House. Staring at Christian Fascism

A Deep Response to Russell Means' Excellent Analysis of European Political Limitations! (tags)

This is a thought-through response to Russell Means' article "For American to Live, Europe Must Die". The original article, listed in the general publishing archive below (which *should* be put in the features section, but we know that most IMC'ers are playing meta games), is a MUST READ for all who are serious at all about the realities of our time, including post-Left anarchists!

Revolutionary Anarchism and Political Parties (tags)

For a long time there has been an erroneous conception regarding anarchists' views on parties. In this document, we, as revolutionary anarchists, wish to clarify the matter a little.

The Battle For The Future Will Be Fought From Here Forward! (tags)

Two futures confront each other. Will imperialism force a future of darkness and suffocation onto the people? Will tens of millions more needlessly suffer and die? OR, will the critical spirit be unleashed in a way that does a great GOOD for humanity? Will society move forward in a revolutionary direction and set about removing the great suffering and misery cast down on the people by capitalism?

The Battle for the Future Will Be Fought From Here Forward! (tags)

Straight up—Bush and his people aren’t just ordinary Republicans. And they’re not ordinary Christians either. They are Christian Fascists—dangerous fanatics who aim to make the U.S. a religious dictatorship and to force this upon the world. If they get their way—and they are very far along the road to getting it—society will be plunged into a high-tech Dark Ages.

21st Century American Revolution (tags)

From www.onlinejournal.com

The Politics of Imperialism (tags)

Latin America provides a powerful reference point for the toilers of the world suffering from the imperial re-division of their countries.

IN THE TIME OF KINGS, THE PEASANTS SHARPEN THEIR KNIVES: Anarchists and the 2004 Election (tags)

A statement on the 2004 elections by a Anarchist-Communist point of view that analyzes the reasons to reject the reformist pro-Kerry stance and puts forward an alternative vision of building popular and revolutionary movements.

Noam Chomsky and Marxism (tags)

Noam Chomsky and Marxism

The resistance opposing prison isolation continues into its 5th year! (tags)

The calendar was set at October 20, 2000. The political prisoners decided to resist the state of Turkey's project to set up isolation prisons. In the face of the state's uncompromising attitude, the prisoners started the Death Fast (a form of hunger strike). Because isolation and torture mean death. The prisoners preferred death while resisting to surrender.

Notes on What to Be Done (tags)

Some thoughts on the tasks of revolutionary social movements Notes on What is to Be Done

Bob Avakian on KPFK, S7, 5-6PM (tags)

Bob Avakian on Beneath TheSurface, Tuesday, Sept 7, 5 - 6 PM

PARTY FOR SOCIALISM AND LIBERATION - FIRST LA MEETING, SAT 8/21, 2 PM (tags)

PARTY FOR SOCIALISM AND LIBERATION FIRST PUBLIC MEETING IN LA This Sat, 8/21, 2 pm So Cal Library for Social Studies & Research 6120 S. Vermont, L.A. 90044

Free University-This Saturday 7/31! (tags)

A a short introduction to Anti-Oedipus and overview of Deleuze & Guattari's concept of revolutionary desire as it relates to political collectivity and the dynamics of group formations.

The Continuing Struggle of Afghan Women: A Three Part Film Series (tags)

Part 2 of a film series to help save a refugee High School from closure in Pakistan.

"BURN!" with Brando at Workmen's Circle (tags)

BURN! Starring Marlon Brando. Sunday, August 29, 7 pm at the Workmen's Circle in West LA.

Calling all Rebel and Revolutionary Youth! (tags)

Calling All Rebel and Revolutionary Youth! Come to New York City for the month of August to run with the Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade, NYC! Revolutionary Worker #1247, July 25, 2004, posted at http://rwor.org

Bob Avakian Talk on Revolution Now Available (tags)

This talk, followed by questions and answers, is a wide-ranging revolutionary journey, covering many topics. It breaks down the very nature of the society we live in and how humanity has come to a time where a radically different society is possible. It takes us deep into the heart of the horrors we see around us - from the oppression of whole peoples and parts of the world to what underlies brutal wars of domination; why we live in a world where profound poverty, starvation and exploitation co-exists with unprecedented wealth. From the American nightmare to a sweeping vision of a whole new world, he breaks it all down, and shows how and why a radically different world can be brought forward.

Attacks on revolution books detriot (tags)

1. Revolution Books Outlet has had a booth at every Concert of Colors since its inception. This year, New Detroit has banned RBO from the event. It appears to be based on a bogus attempt to label RBO’s support for the struggle of the Palestinian people as anti-Jewish. This is at a time of an escalating war on the Palestinians by Israel, and the U.S., as part of their war on the peoples of the Middle East, and a fascist clampdown in the U.S. in which Arab people have been the first targets. RBO has been on point against this war and repression, providing literature which shows that the war on the Middle East is a strategic part of the U.S. empire’s plans for world domination, calls for massive resistance to war and repression, and poses the need for revolution, including in the U.S. Banning RBO from the Concert of Colors is censorship, book-burning, like the attacks on Fahrenheit 911, part of a climate where all support for liberation struggles is labeled as terrorist and debate and protest are labeled as treason.

my revolutionary greeting for you all from nagai park. osaka (tags)

Comrades; saluton, this is my revolutionary greeting for you all. i am from on the street of osaka-city, jap.

Fahrenheit 9/11 Turns Up the Heat (tags)

I went to Fahrenheit 9/11with a bunch of people who knew each other from work--and there was some real excitement in the air. People had been looking forward to this, talking about it, wondering what they would see, and more: hoping that this film would really help change the direction of things. And when we got to the theater, that feeling was in the long lines waiting to get in. It was a real event.

Bob Avakian Video Presentation- July 8th Lemmle Theater (tags)

"Revolution. Why it's Necessary! Why it's Possible! What it's All About!" July 8th - 7:30pm - Lemmle Theater - 1332 Second St., Santa Monica A Video Presentation of a series of talks given by Revolutionary Communist Party Chairman Bob Avakian.

a summer cultural struggle on 24-25 July 2004 will be coming soon (tags)

saluton, this is my revolutionary greeting for you all. i am from on the street of osaka-city, jap. we will hold a summer festival on 24-25 July 2004 in Nagai park(there is a famous squatting tent village in this park!) . of the poor, by the poor, for the poor...unite to win!

Free Uni (tags)

In the next session on Saturday 6/26/04 5:30PM at 3706 N Figueroa AV LA, CA 90065

THE CONTINUING STRUGGLE OF AFGHAN WOMEN: A THREE PART FILM SERIES (tags)

Part one of a film series dedicated to raising awareness of Afghan women, while also raising funds to save a refugee high school from closier in Pakistan.

Massive Bolivarian march launches referendum battle (tags)

Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution

Second Conference of the Trotskyist Faction-International Strategy (tags)

read more in www.ft.org.ar

Theses on revolution and counterrevolution in Venezuela-Part 2 (tags)

solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution

Chavez reiterates the call to arm the people (tags)

solidarity with the Venezuelan Revolution

Liberation Weekend - Bringing the revolution home May 15th... (tags)

A forum on Earth and Animal liberation, with a serious discussion about building a revolutionary movement in the U.S. The weekend will explore past failures and future struggles, as we search for the direction our movement needs to take to end the system's assault on life.

What's Behind the Attacks on the RCP and What's at Stake (tags)

On September 27, 2001, only 16 days after the 9/11 attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center, the Washington Times ran an article entitled "Communists, Go Home." Ostensibly in response to a long-planned Washington mobilization against the World Bank and International Monetary Fund by forces in the anti- globalization movement, this article was a very clear call to put communists in the government's crosshairs immediately after 9/11.

Liberation Weekend - Bringing the revolution home May 15th... (tags)

A forum on Earth and Animal liberation, with a serious discussion about building a revolutionary movement in the U.S. The weekend will explore past failures and future struggles, as we search for the direction our movement needs to take to end the system's assault on life.

President Chavez praises Marxist.com and backs Hnads Off Venezuela Campaign (tags)

Solidarity with Venezuela

Historic congress of Pakistan Marxists (tags)

For pictures of the congress,Esteban Volkov(Leon Trotsky's grandson)Alan Woods and memorial go to website,click on article they are within it and below.

Building Bridges Radio - LUCY ELLA GONZALES PARSONS - American Revolutionary (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report brings you this 56 minute radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON RADIO FOR ALL WEB LINK BELOW

Delivering the NO! to Bush and All That He Stands For (tags)

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The Gun-Based Philosophy (tags)

Join the Songun Yahoo Group Today! http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Songun/

President Chavez thanks In Defence of Marxism for HANDS OFF VENEZUELA Campaign (tags)

Venezuela

Unique revolutionary AVi film (tags)

AVI 3-second total impact web cam film that is Unique, dynamic, revolutionary and entertaining. Audience Feedback research request

Venezuelan Revolution must advance towards socialism in order to defeat reaction (tags)

Venezuela

The Liars War or the Case of the Vanishing WMD's (tags)

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News of the Revolution in Nepal (tags)

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Aphorisms of Dear Leader KIM JONG IL sent from NDFSK Mission in Pyongyang (tags)

Red Suns of Militant Juche-Style Socialism Study Room Update- Aphorisms of Marshal KIM JONG Il sent as a present from the National Democratic Front of South Korea Mission in Pyongyang!!!! http://www.geocities.com/songunpoliticsstudygroup/RevolutionaryLessons.html

The Permanent Revolution: Battle cry of the 21st Century (tags)

On the trotskyist review Marxism Alive 2 - October 2000

Call for an International Congress of the IV International (tags)

This call for an international congress of the Fourth International comes from the Movement for the Refoundation of the Fourth International.

War In Iraq: The Punishment of Abu Hishma (tags)

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Operation Iron Hammer: Iraq: The War After The War (tags)

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Resistance in Occupied Miami (tags)

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Event: Fight the Power, Build the Power (tags)

Join Traci Harris and Roy San Filippo, members of Bring the Ruckus, for a discussion of white abolitionism, dual power, anti-authoritarian cadre organization and revolutionary feminism.

The Real Cancun Part I (tags)

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Maoist Debate: Free Speech under Socialism (tags)

The following exchange was taken from the 2changetheworld.info website over the question of Freedom of speech after revolution.

America's Camp Delta, Guantanamo: 660 Prisoners, 42 Countries, No Rights, No Cha (tags)

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The Lies Are Coming Home: Questions and Outrage Among Military Families (tags)

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Esteban Volkov(Trotsky's Grandson ) speaks in Barcelona (tags)

Leon Trotsky

Iraq: From Conquest to Quagmire (tags)

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Venezuela- the revolution faced with sabotage (tags)

Venezuela

VIVA CHE (tags)

A Cuban child walks by a Painting of late Argentine-born guerrilla leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevara during an Art exhibition in Havana, June 11, 2003. Guevara, commonly called 'El Che' by Cubans, would have turned 75 on June 14, 2003 and several events are being organized in his honor. 100,000 people gathered in Santa Clara Cuba to honor Che's memory (Photo - REUTERS/Claudia Daut)

AGAINST THE EU SUMMIT OF JUNE IN THESSALONIKI (tags)

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Peru: An Upsurge of Strikes and Barricades (tags)

All through May the people of Peru built a powerful wave of struggle--isolating the corrupt government and shaking the rotten system that holds them in misery. Peru's President Toledo responded with bloody repression--imposing a fascistic "state of emergency" and unleashing his soldiers to kill people in the streets. As we go to press, this powerful upsurge is still shaking the country. The following report is based on mainstream press accounts.

Revolutionary Anarchism (tags)

Book Release Event: A New World in Our Hearts 8 Years of Writings From the Love and Rage Revolutionary Anarchist Federation

The Twilight of Vanguardism (tags)

Revolutionary thinkers have been saying that the age of vanguardism is over for most of a century now. Outside of a handful of tiny sectarian groups, it's almost impossible to find a radical intellectuals seriously believe that their role should be to determine the correct historical analysis of the world situation, so as to lead the masses along in the one true revolutionary direction.

RW: U.S. In Iraq: The "Shoot-To-Kill" Occupiers (tags)

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RW: Secret Police Round-Ups in L.A. (tags)

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RW: May Day Posters (tags)

Free Full-Size Color Posters at Revolutionary Worker Online rwor.org

RW: May 1, 2003 (tags)

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Revolutionary Yoga (tags)

Revolution as a spiritual exercise:

The lost political significance of the Easter story (tags)

Before the Christian age, crucifixion was a political statement being made by Caesar. 'I am Caesar. Screw with me and be tortured to death.' The Roman economy was dependant on slaves, who were kept in line using the threat of crucifixion (torture). The Easter symbol became an insult to Caesar, and the political content of this new subversive message could be described using the phrase, 'Caesar crucifies slaves, but God raises his victims from the dead.' A revolutionary interpretation of the white washed Easter story...

RW: From Unjust War to Unjust Occupation (tags)

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RW: Now That the War Is Going On... (tags)

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WAR & HUMAN RIGHTS TEACH-IN TOMORROW WED. APRIL 9 @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE!! (tags)

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RW: A War by the U.S. to "Liberate the Iraqi People"?... (tags)

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RAWA SPEAKER - WED. APRIL 9 @ SADDLEBACK COLLEGE IN OC! (tags)

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Politicians attempts to liquidate anti-war movements (tags)

Their opposition to anger is a reflection of the bourgeois fear that anger is contagious and will lead to the awakening of a class that has, it must be said, a good deal to be angry about.

SONALI KOLHATKAR & RAWA SPEAKR TEACH IN ON WOMENS RIGHTS & THE WAR WED. APRIL 9 (tags)

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RAWA TEACH-IN W/ SONALI KOLHATKAR (tags)

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Shut down the Oscars in Hollywood: Call for a Revolutionary Anti-Capitalist Bloc (tags)

This is a call for a Revolutionary Anti-Capitalist Bloc to shut down the Oscars in Hollywood this Sunay March 23.

Which way forward for the development of a powerful anti-war movement? (tags)

Thousands of serious activists are giving thought to all questions related to the development of an anti-war movement that can strike even more powerful blows against this latest round of imperialist wars. This article represents an effort to directly confront the most serious questions related to the development of the anti-war movement.

March 5th! The War on Iraq and the People's Determination to Stop It (tags)

We are in the rapids. Powerful forces in Washington are clearly determined to launch this war. And this moment demands that millions of people respond with an even more powerful determination to resist. The Revolutionary Worker salutes all those who manifest bold resistance to this war on the National Moratorium to Stop the War on March 5 and in the days ahead.

Confronting the Warmakers, Visioning a Different Future (tags)

Letter from a young revolutionary communist

The World Says No to War in Iraq (tags)

http://rwor.org - Revolutionary Worker Online http://rwor.org/resistance -RW resource page on resisting the juggernaut of war and repression http://2changetheworld.info - Discuss revolutionary strategy and the RCP's Draft Programme

THE COMING REVOLUTION (tags)

THE BIG LEAP

Revolutionary Cycles (tags)

The history of humanity teaches that people have always resisted when the social inequality was outrageous and blatant. The increase of criminality in the South as in the North is caused by the despair of the poorest in view of worldwide injustice.

CAPITALSIM OR ANARCHISM (tags)

THE SOLUTION REVOLUTION

Again-Palestine:On the tactics of the Intifada (tags)

Palestine

No to Capitalist War, Yes to Anarchist Revolution! (tags)

The following is the text from a new poster from the Federation of Revolutionary Anarchist Collectives (FRAC). The poster is the first in a series and is in both english and spanish. This poster examines the root causes of the impending war, possible methods of resistance here in North America, and our vision of a free society.

Long Live Joe Strummer! 1952-2002 (tags)

Tribute to Joe Strummer

Build the Power: Revolutionary Organization Gets Off the Ground (tags)

Various people from around the country meet to develop an organization based on the Bring the Ruckus proposal released in April 2001.

The Veezuelan Revolution in Danger (tags)

Venezuelan Revolution

Setting the Record Straight- RCP on the Anti War Movement (tags)

In response to a article written on Salon.com

Ecuador-Lucio Gutierrez opens a new revolutionary stage (tags)

Ecuador

Up Against the Cops in Cabrini Green (tags)

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Two revolutionary artists, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera at a theatre near you (tags)

Two revolutionary artists, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera at a theatre near you

¡VIVA SIQUEIROS! A new life for Revolutionary Art (tags)

The last surviving mural in the U.S. by the Mexican Revolutionary Artist, David Alfaro Siqueiros, is now on display in Santa Barbara California.

Talking About Revolution (tags)

Here are excerpts from the debate on http://2changetheworld.info/ -- the online discussion site focused on the Draft Programme of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA and the strategy for revolution in the U.S.

Revolution or reform? (tags)

The anti-war movement is at the crossroads. Will it become a revolutionary movement fighting to sweep away the capitalist system, or will it become a reformist movement merely seeking to pressure bourgeois politicians? Reformist misleaders will seek to distract and divert the movement from any truly effective action against the system, into impotent hand wringing and pleas for peace. It is vital that revolutionary leadership win out and oust the reformists, so as to guide the oppressed masses along the path to revolution.

THE LIGHT OF ANARCHY (tags)

L@VE

An Introduction to Dual Power Strategy (tags)

The great task of grassroots dual power is to seek out and create social spaces and fill them with liberatory institutions and relationships. Where there is room for us to act for ourselves, we form institutions conducive not only to catalyzing revolution, but also to the present conditions of a fulfilling life, including economic and political self-management to the greatest degree achievable. We seek not to seize power, but to seize opportunity vis a vis the exercise of our power.

FARC-EP Historical Outline and links to literature (tags)

This book gives a historical account of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-Peoples Army (FARC-EP), one of the main insurgencies in Colombia, from the civil war of 1948 to the present. It also includes political and programmatic documents that outline the FARC-EP's vision of a new Colombia, without exploiters or exploited.

School Revolutionary Party (tags)

the creation of the school revolutionary party, a struggle for student rights and revolution of our school system

Religion and Revolution (tags)

Issues surrounding religion have generated much debate on http://2changetheworld.info -- in the discussion over the Draft Programme of the Revolutionary Communist Party,USA. Here are some excerpts from some of the themes under discussion: the role of religion in holding back liberation, how to criticize religion without seeming to attack the believers themselves, and whether some forms of religion can play a positive role in the revolution and in socialism.

On Open Source Code, Computers and the Revolution (tags)

The following are excerpts from the debate on http://2changetheworld.info – the website dedicated to a discussion of the Revolutionary Communist Party,USA’s Draft Programme and issues of revolutionary strategy.

Long Beach Green Existence! (tags)

Long Beach Green Anarchy!

Revolutionary upsurge in Arequipa, Peru (tags)

"A state of emergency" has been declared in the Peruvian city of Arequipa after three days of revolutionary upsurge organised by communists, workers and activists.

Panther Rises In Red, But Flourishes In Green (tags)

Socialism or Green Direct Democracy?

Overthrowing Capitalist Globalization (tags)

How will the revolution in the U.S. help overthrow of capitalist globalization? How will the revolutionary movement in the U.S. help end the long-standing crimes of the current world order: including the domination of one nation by another, the exploitation of whole regions of the world, exploitation of natural resources, environmental rape and the robbery of unequal trade? The following excerpts from the Draft Programme of the Revolutionary Communist Party,USA. The full text is posted on the Programme section of the discussion website http://2changetheworld.info

PALESTINIAN PARTISANS EXPRESS SOLIDARITY WITH COLOMBIAN REBELS (tags)

"Let us unite to express our thirst for justice!" - In a joint declaration released by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and the Turkish revolutionary organization Revolutionary People's Liberation Front (DHKC) these two organizations link their struggles to the Colombian rebel army FARC.

The debate is on at 2changetheworld.info (tags)

The moderators of 2changetheworld.info would like to invite everyone to join this growing discussion. In our first month, we have had over 2000 visitors and posted over 200 comments on the Revolutionary Communist Party’s Draft Programme and revolutionary strategy in the U.S.

Salute SKAA (tags)

Down with Direct Action against Racists

New Revolutionary Discussion Website! (tags)

We are trying for a space that is "high and wild" -- where folks gather to tackle the hard problems of radical social change.

From the moderators of 2changetheworld.info (tags)

From the moderators of 2changetheworld.info

Colombian President Breaks Off Peace Talks With Communist Rebels (tags)

BOGOTA, Colombia - President Andres Pastrana broke off the peace process with Colombia's Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia- People's Army (FARC-EP) Wednesday night, hours after the guerrillas hijacked a jetliner and kidnapped a corrupt senator complicit in his government's war against the poor.

Hunger Strike in Peru's Prisons (tags)

And Lori News

"Fight the Power, Build the Power" Tour hits Los Angeles in March (tags)

A national speaking tour addressing the fight against white supremacy hits Los Angeles this March.

Changing the World--What will it Take? (tags)

A call for activists to attend a public forum at UCLA on Feb 9th to openly discuss questions regarding radical social change and what it's going to take to get there.

Festival del Pueblo Poster/Barricada December Cover (tags)

Festival del Pueblo will be a 5 day event to commemorate May Day. From May 1st to May 5th different events and activities will be taking place. From Revolutionary Soccer Tournament, to an Anarchist Bookfair, from Direct Actions to Free Schools, from Concerts to a Carnival Against Capitalism. Come join the festival, a five-day celebration of resistance, of community, and of freedom.

Festival del Pueblo Poster/Barricada December Cover (tags)

Festival del Pueblo will be a 5 day event to commemorate May Day. From May 1st to May 5th different events and activities will be taking place. From Revolutionary Soccer Tournament, to an Anarchist Bookfair, from Direct Actions to Free Schools, from Concerts to a Carnival Against Capitalism. Come join the festival, a five-day celebration of resistance, of community, and of freedom.

Revolutionary Graffiti Front! (tags)

Who is the Revolutionary Graffiti Front? We are engaged in form of Guerrilla Art, as a tactic to increase the political awareness of individuals and communities about the daily exploitation and injustice that exist within today's corporate capitalist society.

Rally for R.A.W.A.and Intl. Human Rights Day (tags)

December 10 is International Human Rights Day. In solidarity with the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, a rally against repression in both Afghanistan and the U.S. will be held at the Federal Building in downtown Los Angeles beginning at 4:00 P.M. until 6:00.

Some Important Points about Afghanistan (tags)

The direct result of the Najib coup was murder of 1,000's of people. When the Soviet forces occupied the country they used anti-personnel mines to limit opposition groups. Today over 1 million Afghani's live in refugee camps in Iran while nearly 2 million live in refugee camps in Pakistan. This demonstrates the value of national boundaries.

Protestor arrested at Anti-War Demo (tags)

The police cowardly arrested a young woman leaving the Anti-War protest today at Pershing Sq.

no better time then now... (tags)

The World Liberation Army is looking for revolutionary anti-capitalist people and groups.

Communique from Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias del Pueblo (tags)

Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias del Pueblo-Revolutionary Armed Forces of the People(FARP) issues a communique after its bombing of Banamex branches following the bank's acquisition by U.S. based Citigroup(which is also suspected of laundering drug money, see related articles on the Narconews link) and in conjunction with the birthday of revolutionary hero, Emiliano Zapata.

REVOLUTIONARY GRAFFITI FRONT! (tags)

REVOLUTIONARY GRAFFITI FRONT

OPINION: After Genoa: A Democratic Revolutionary Movement? (tags)

After Genoa, all doubts should have vanished: We ARE living in revolutionary times. But where will that revolutionary potential lead, and what can and should we do about it?

4TH ANNUAL FARCE OF JULY (tags)

Concert IN HONOR OF TIBURCIO VASQUEZ

Coup Watch, Britain (tags)

What if they pulled a coup and nobody noticed ?

Revolutionary Communist Party Attacks Ralph Nader; Jesse Jackson in Rev Worker. (tags)

Referring to Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. as a "hated black bourgeoise" and Ralph Nader as "no solution" the Revolutionary Worker led by Carl Dix and C. Clark Kissinger also devoted a 1/2 page against Jesse Jackson.I read these articles and remembered them.They also said the people who were arrested for the World Trade Center bombing were not guilty. Many Muslims are innocent of charges against them: this does not apply to everyone arrested.

January 20th Revolutionary Anti-Authoritarian Bloc, Update (tags)

A CALL FOR A UNITED REVOLUTIONARY PRESENCE AT THE PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION WE ALREADY KNOW WHO WON… CAPITALISM AND THE RULING CLASS TAKE TO THE STREETS OF WASHINGTON AGAINST CAPITALISM, AGAINST THE STATE, AND AGAINST THE DEATH MACHINE OF GLOBALIZATION CLASS WAR NOW...FOR A CLASSLESS, STATELESS SOCIETY SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2001. WASHINGTON D.C. 10 A.M, PENNSYLVANIA AVE. AND 14TH ST NW

A Call For a United Revolutionary Presence at the Presidential Inauguration (tags)

We Already Know Who Won…Capitalism and the Ruling Class Take to the Streets of Washington Against Capitalism, Against the State,and Against the Death Machine of Globalization FOR CLASS WAR NOW, FOR A CLASSLESS, STATELESS SOCIETY

Working Assets Media: Corporate Media In Disguise? (tags)

Is Working Assets media really a for-profit corporate alternative media?

Yes (tags)


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