Bourgeois Culture is a Cadaver, It Cannot Produce Anything New

by Cathal “During the course of the nineteenth century, the bourgeoisie, feeling with varying degrees of alarm how iniquitous and precarious was its power over the masses of the toiling people, tried to vindicate its existence by the philosophy of criticism, positivism, rationalism, pragmatism and other attempts to distort the purely materialist thought emanating from [...]

One Hundred Flowers: “Shake the Earth: On the Current Strategic Stage of the World Revolution”

We publish this submission from a reader of Struggle Sessions in the continued interests of forwarding debate in the USA on the contents and the core of Marxist doctrine, in the interests of deepening understanding of Maoism, and in the interests of imposing Maoism as the command and guide of the World Proletarian Revolution not [...]

To Be a Bright Torch for Others: On Felix Dzerzhinsky’s Prison Diary and Letters

by S Hausner To the young man pondering over his life, wondering whom to take as his model, I say— Don’t ponder, model it on Comrade Dzerzhinsky. From a poem by Mayakovsky The proletarian youth, with their usual bravery and yearning to action, should indeed follow Mayakovsky’s recommendation here and model their lives on Felix [...]

3 Poems by Bobby Sands, From the H-Blocks

We republish these three poems by the Irish revolutionary Bobby Sands—written under the pen-name Marcella while imprisoned in the H-Blocks of Long Kesh Prison by the British imperialists—in tribute to the Easter Uprising of 1916, when the Irish revolutionaries, under the especially esteemed and outstanding leadership of the socialist James Connolly, rose in arms against [...]

Open Letter to the Former National Network of FTP Organizations and Its Supporters

Struggle Sessions Editorial Board Open Letter to the Former National Network of FTP Organizations and Their Supporters Struggle Sessions has issued articles detailing our criticism of the ideology and working methods of the falsified “Maoist” organization “MCP-OC” and at no point do we intend to neglect this fact of history. Our fundamental opposition is to [...]