But when we take the measure of a human being who has passed on (and therefore no longer has an opportunity to grow, or be held accountable) we must add up the good, the bad, and the in-between. In my estimation, comrade Fidel left this world far better than he came to it. This is the key. His contributions and the contributions of the Cuban people in the fight against colonialism, apartheid, and imperialism in Africa are almost enough to cement his legacy in and of themselves. There’s a reason why he took the time to meet with Malcolm X when he came to Harlem, and why Nelson Mandela visited Cuba and Castro shortly after his release from prison. Continue reading A Comrade’s Tribute to Fidel Castro on His 95th Birthday
FTP-STL and FTP-Oklahoma The incident known to many, erroneously, as the “Tulsa Race Massacre” began on May 31, 1921, when a settler mob attempted to lay siege to the Black district of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This district was popularly known as Black Wall Street due to the material prosperity of many of its residents. However, this is only half of the story, and we … Continue reading When We Shot Back: On the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Tulsa
Note: This article and others submitted to People’s Voice News are in no way representative of the views of any particular FTP branch unless the article is described as being written by a particular FTP branch collectively or is signed by FTP branches. Comrade Toussaint The bogeyman of “postmodernism” has been raised by dogmato-revisionists the world over to justify all sorts of reactionary behavior and … Continue reading Opinion: On Incendiary News and its Milieu: Against Dogmato-Revisionist Bogeymen, Sectarianism and Opportunism
FTP-Twin Cities Another election, another war-mongering imperialist elected to the highest office of the so-called united states. The dictatorship of the bourgeoisie remains in power, prolonging its parasitic existence. Biden and Harris will maintain the colonies (both internal and external) of this country. The military will continue dropping bombs and terrorizing the world abroad, while funding other States which support such campaigns of terror and … Continue reading So, The Election Spectacle is Over. Now What?
The Duterte regime pardoned an American soldier for the murder of a Filipino trans woman. Continue reading Justice for Jennifer Laude! Struggle for proletarian feminism against imperialism and transmisogyny!
If the government does not provide housing, then the people must take it for themselves. North Philadelphia resident Jennifer Bennetch and other community members connected through #OccupyPHA quietly started moving families into vacant properties upon the coronavirus outbreak in March 2020. Long before the coronavirus outbreak, Bennetch was already tracking vacant properties owned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority as part of her long-term effort to … Continue reading On the Revolutionary Fight to End Homelessness and Gentrification
Comrade Toussaint UNITED STATES: 6 New Afrikan and Latinx people have been found hanging from trees since May 27th, amidst the widespread people’s rebellion against police murder that has shook the world. Malcolm Harsch was found hanging in Victorville, CA, on May 31. Robert Fuller was found hanging from a tree in Palmdale, CA on June 10. A trans woman named Titi Gulley was found … Continue reading Spate of Mysterious Hangings of Black People Calls for Revolutionary Self-Defense!
Comrade Toussaint “Cadre” is a word that is bounced around a lot, but many don’t grasp its true meaning. The Chinese word for cadre is “ganbu”, which roughly translates to “backbone personnel”. This is how we should view ourselves – backbone personnel of the revolution, essential workers if you will. The categories below, I believe, sum up the essence of a good Maoist cadre and … Continue reading What Makes A Good Maoist?
FTP-Twin Cities MINNEAPOLIS- Monday evening, George Floyd, a Black man, was murdered in South Minneapolis by a white pig from the Minneapolis Police Department. The white pig kneeled on Floyd’s neck as Floyd (as well as many bystanders) pleaded for the officer to remove his knee from his neck, all the while the pig’s partners stood by, doing nothing to stop the murder. The officer remained … Continue reading Masses Rise in Rebellion after MPD Murder George Floyd
By: Huey Dessalines BRUNSWICK, GA: Ahmaud Arbery, a 25 year old former high school star, was murdered by settlers Gregory and Travis McMichael while jogging near his home in Brunswick, Georgia on February 23. Arbery was jogging the same route that he routinely used, when settlers in the neighborhood called the police and reported a New Afrikan male allegedly engaging in burglarizing a house under … Continue reading Settlers Murder New Afrikan Man in Brunswick, GA, Prosecutors Refuse to File Charges
By: Huey Dessalines UNITED STATES: Militant incarcerated workers across the country ushered in April with a series of riots, strikes, and standoffs with correctional authorities in response to lack of response to stated demands. Naturally, ruling class lackey COs and officials responded with brutality and violence. Wednesday night saw a demonstration of 100 inmates at Monroe Correctional Complex in Washington State after six inmates tested … Continue reading The Real Dragons Rise: Prisoners Across the US and World Engage in Uprisings in Midst of Pandemic
“Where is the pain?”
“Someone threw me on the ground and hit me.”
The now concerned nurse asked, “who hurt you?”
This response left the nurse and the guard laughing. The moment they found out that the perpetrator was a cop they walked away laughing. Continue reading We Have No Other Option: Reflections from a Cadre Who Was Arrested In Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en
By Sabine Lebrón January 30, 2020 “Only short-sighted people can consider factional disputes and a strict differentiation between shades of opinion inopportune or superfluous. The fate of Russian Social-Democracy for very many years to come may depend on the strengthening of one or the other ‘shade.’” -V.I. Lenin, What Is to Be Done? John Beacham’s article, ‘Revolutionary Socialists for Bernie Sanders,’ recently published on ‘Mass … Continue reading Revolutionary Socialists for Revolutionary Socialism: Against the Electoral Road