graphic credit: Shenby (they/she) @leftaesthetic Recently, a debate over appealing to “American patriotism” as a tactic for revolutionary organizing in the home base of imperialism was revived. Historically an ideological tool of the ruling class, patriotism has been used to mobilize the American working class to support imperialist wars, racism, and settler colonialism. … [Read more...] about American Patriotism or National Liberation?
Post and Grant Avenues looking northeast after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 (credit: National Archives and Records Administration) Donald Trump was a test run. Worse than him is coming down the road within the decade. Get busy building. Movement activists who supported Biden emphasized that his presidency would give the movement breathing room. Okay. We have … [Read more...] about Among the Ruins of Victory
A blank Massachusetts state election paper ballot on a metal table with a cream color privacy hood (source: "ballot" by hlkljgk) The views in this article are not the official position of the Marxist Center National organization and represent only the views of the author, an at-large Marxist Center member. Of course, in politics, where it is sometimes a matter of … [Read more...] about Is There Something To Be Done? Elections and Strategy in Marxist Center
This piece does not reflect an official position of the Marxist Center or Regeneration Magazine. It is re-printed below with no edits to facilitate a wider discussion among Marxist Center members and affiliate organizations' work with respect to elections. This position paper was drafted before Trump caught coronavirus. It was approved in a unanimous vote by the majority … [Read more...] about Unity and Struggle Position Paper: How Do We Stop a Coup?
The German Marxist, Clara Zetkin, stated in her report to the Communist International in 1923 regarding fascism’s rise in Italy, Fascism confronts the proletariat as an exceptionally dangerous and frightful enemy. Fascism is the strongest, most concentrated, and classic expression at this time of the world bourgeoisie’s general offensive. It is urgently necessary that it be … [Read more...] about The Fight Against Fascism: Building Class Power Before It’s Too Late