A Quick Reply to MCG

By S. Mazur After publishing The Negation of Proletarian Politics, the Maoist Communist Group (MCG) replied to our criticisms here. Beyond the pretentious roleplaying of themselves as Lenin scolding an immature Nadezhdin as metaphor, they bring up dishonest allegations and arrogantly suggest that the larger living movement has a low ideological and practical level. A [...]

The Happy Face of Imperialism: Problems with the Democratic Socialists of America and why Election Boycotts are Necessary

The Happy Face of Imperialism: Problems with the Democratic Socialists of America and why Election Boycotts are Necessary By S. Mazur The “Bernie bump,” a phenomenon referring to the swelling size of Democratic Socialist of America’s (DSA) chapters and organizations in the aftermath of the 2016 elections when Vermont senator and self-proclaimed “democratic socialist” Bernie [...]

The Negation of Proletarian Politics: Notes on Maoist Communist Group’s “Four Points of Orientation”

Article by S. Mazur New York City-based Maoist Communist Group (MCG) recently published a piece entitled Four Points of Orientation On the Present Crisis which calls for “Communists” [where?] to abide by four general points informing mass work and Party “construction.” These points in fact are decent, but pompous and without any means of implementation. [...]

Illegal Death

Illegal death (tribute to Helin Bölek) Poem by Facundo Rompehuevos dear artist: if your words are any good they will become illegal the artist should understand this too many don’t, and in their arrogant ignorance serve the class of men who rubber-stamp death sentences for the fellow colleagues of artists the artist who, like a [...]

A SINGLE WILL: Disagreements with the “Maoist Revolutionary Party”

A SINGLE WILL: Disagreements with the “Maoist Revolutionary Party” By the Struggle Sessions Editorial Board There are many contradictory arguments and incorrect ideas in the document titled “Clarifying Positions on the MRP Declaration Statement” authored by the “Maoist Revolutionary Party” MRP, as well as some  generally agreeable and genuinely progressive  and  revolutionary views. The following [...]

Elections As An Instrument Of Counter-Revolutionary War

Elections as an instrument of counter-revolutionary war   By Kavga   “To decide once every few years which members of the ruling class is to repress and crush the people through parliament--this is the real essence of bourgeois parliamentarism, not only in parliamentary- constitutional monarchies, but also in the most democratic republics.” –Lenin, the State and Revolution [...]