All Ways Closed to Fascism – Reportback from Carbondale Trump Caravan

Subcomandante Blanco On October 17, 2020, a group consisting of mostly out-of-town Trump supporters decided to descend upon our beautiful Carbondale in an attempt to terrorize our community. On October 17, 2020; we said no. “All reactionaries are paper tigers. In appearance, the reactionaries are terrifying, but in reality, they are not so powerful. From a long-term point of view, it is not the reactionaries but the people who are powerful.” – Mao Tse-Tung The “Trump Parade”, a massive car caravan consisting of upwards of 300 cars drove from Marion to Murphysboro, intentionally taking this route because of Carbondale’s location … Continue reading All Ways Closed to Fascism – Reportback from Carbondale Trump Caravan

On the latest Anti-People cult

Comrade Andy If you are like any person, you have beliefs. One of the key aspects of being human is the ability to think complex thoughts, and give voice to them. You most likely have eclectic views, or believe in unproven things. The Marxist theory of dialectical materialism (diamat) teaches that objective right and wrong exists, however many people fall prey to metaphysics and idealism. Many more act on them. Beliefs are a very powerful thing, and drive our thinking, and action. Tight now, there is a rising belief that is extremely reactionary and extremely dangerous: QAnon. QAnon started on … Continue reading On the latest Anti-People cult

Trump COVID Diagnoses Exposes Nature of American Regime, Revolutionaries Must Become More Serious About Our Tasks and Rely Firmly on the Masses

Comrade Toussaint United States: The news received last Thursday that the President of the United States has COVID-19 has set off a storm of speculation and “Leftist” catharsis across social media. The two ruling class parties, the Democrats and Republicans, have been exposed even further as two sides of the same dirty coin. Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee for President, has been seen wishing the President well and has suspended so-called “negative” ads against Trump. Even the “Left” Democrats, represented by the centrist Bernie Sanders, have been calling for unity of Americans in light of Trump’s diagnosis. Trump himself appeared … Continue reading Trump COVID Diagnoses Exposes Nature of American Regime, Revolutionaries Must Become More Serious About Our Tasks and Rely Firmly on the Masses

Homeless in Charm City – Notes on Corruption and Waste

Comrades Carlo and Lee Capitalism does not seek to provide for everyone except those who own, and the evidence for that is never clearer than with the issue of homelessness. According to the Baltimore nonprofit, “Healthcare For The Homeless”, there are nearly 3,000 people houseless in our city, however these figures are debated. What we know concretely is that the city of Baltimore does not care about unhoused people nor does it intend to do anything about this persistent problem, which is directly tied to the continued existence of Capitalism-Imperialism. We arrived at this conclusion after a series of interviews … Continue reading Homeless in Charm City – Notes on Corruption and Waste

UNITY AND STRUGGLE: Reportback and Analysis of Albany Park “Gang War”

Comrade Bobby Sands “A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.” – Mao Zedong ALBANY PARK, CHICAGO — Since the beginning of August, there has been a major uptick in shootings and killings in Albany Park, as well as across the city of Chicago. In the Albany Park neighborhood which many of FTP-CHI cadre call home, it was recently … Continue reading UNITY AND STRUGGLE: Reportback and Analysis of Albany Park “Gang War”

Justice for Jennifer Laude! Struggle for proletarian feminism against imperialism and transmisogyny!

On September 7th, 2020, fascist president of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte granted an absolute pardon to a US-imperialist soldier in the 2014 murder of a trans woman, Jennifer Laude. The pardon serves as a reversal of policy for Duterte, who had previously promised to not release the murderer, Joseph Scott Pendleton. This has drawn the justified rage of the Laude family, the broad masses (particularly the LGBT masses), and even from some bourgeois politicians. This absolute pardon was criticized by Kabataan Makabayan, part of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, as “the latest in a long list of acts … Continue reading Justice for Jennifer Laude! Struggle for proletarian feminism against imperialism and transmisogyny!

Hurricane Laura Exposes Rottenness of Capitalism-Imperialism

Comrade Mary Fifteen years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Louisiana and Mississippi coast, Hurricane Laura made landfall as a Category 4 storm on the Gulf Coast in Louisiana and Texas on August 26. The problems of a hurricane are more insidious than the initial storm and flooding. More than 1,400 oil wells were in Laura’s path. Near Lake Charles, LA, a fire was reported at a petrochemical plant, one of dozens of plants in the area. Louisiana and Texas communities hardest hit by Laura and petrochemical/oil leaks are overwhelmingly working class and Black. “Not only does this pollution cause cancer … Continue reading Hurricane Laura Exposes Rottenness of Capitalism-Imperialism

New Afrikan and Progressive Athletes Engage in Wildcat Strike In Outrage Against Jacob Blake Shooting

By Comrade Toussaint August 27, 2020 UNITED STATES: As Minneapolis rises up again and the Kenosha incident has the “Left” grappling with the necessity to strengthen discipline and organization in light of the proliferation of reactionary lone wolves and militias … Continue reading New Afrikan and Progressive Athletes Engage in Wildcat Strike In Outrage Against Jacob Blake Shooting