Draft Joint Statement on the Syrian Uprising

  Below is the draft Positional Joint Statement in solidarity with the Syrian uprising by Art Francisco, Ben Seattle and Les Evanchick. Criticism and comments are welcome 3/20/2016 The situation in Syria is not isolated from the world. Armed, mentored,

Draft Joint Statement on the Syrian Uprising

  Below is the draft Positional Joint Statement in solidarity with the Syrian uprising by Art Francisco, Ben Seattle and Les Evanchick. Criticism and comments are welcome 3/20/2016 The situation in Syria is not isolated from the world. Armed, mentored,

The Workers Don’t Need More Austerity! They Need Perspective.

“Justin Jones made an excellent point on one of his recent posts. He said that people must become radicalized on their own and that they really don’t start to become conscious of their class position until they feel the pain

The Workers Don’t Need More Austerity! They Need Perspective.

“Justin Jones made an excellent point on one of his recent posts. He said that people must become radicalized on their own and that they really don’t start to become conscious of their class position until they feel the pain

Report on CMAW

Hi J, I will not be able to make the meeting today as it turned out I am a lot more exhausted than I expected. However, it is still important that I should provide you a short report of my

Report on CMAW

Hi J, I will not be able to make the meeting today as it turned out I am a lot more exhausted than I expected. However, it is still important that I should provide you a short report of my

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Our Practical Work Must Serve the Independent Class Movement of the Proletariat [SUT.15.4.26]

To the Red Party, My name is Art Francisco, and I am an activist in the Seattle area. Unlike Ben, I got my start in political activism rather late, about 16 years ago, a couple of years before the run

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Our Practical Work Must Serve the Independent Class Movement of the Proletariat [SUT.15.4.26]

To the Red Party, My name is Art Francisco, and I am an activist in the Seattle area. Unlike Ben, I got my start in political activism rather late, about 16 years ago, a couple of years before the run

► Kshama Sawant vs. Independent Organization – [WQ2.15.03.28]

Originally posted on The War for Quadrant Two:
Kshama Sawant – Vacillating Ally or Strategic Opponent ? Activists who are working today to create independent political organization are faced with the task of understanding the two sides of social democracy:…

► Kshama Sawant vs. Independent Organization – [WQ2.15.03.28]

Originally posted on The War for Quadrant Two:
Kshama Sawant – Vacillating Ally or Strategic Opponent ? Activists who are working today to create independent political organization are faced with the task of understanding the two sides of social democracy:…

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[SUT.15.4.1] A Letter to Barry Lyndon on the Principle of Unity

Dear Barry, I first want to say thank you on behalf of myself and Ben Seattle for posting Ben’s article, “Vacillating Ally or Strategic Opponent?” on to the Being a Socialist Facebook group. Ben and I think that the attention

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[SUT.15.4.1] A Letter to Barry Lyndon on the Principle of Unity

Dear Barry, I first want to say thank you on behalf of myself and Ben Seattle for posting Ben’s article, “Vacillating Ally or Strategic Opponent?” on to the Being a Socialist Facebook group. Ben and I think that the attention

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A Letter to Andrew on Chris Hedges and the need for political independence.

Hi Andrew, Yes, you have biases, I have biases, we all have biases. There is no such thing as objectivity in our world. Every thought and idea, every word and sentence serves some purpose—even if it appears to be nothing

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A Letter to Andrew on Chris Hedges and the need for political independence.

Hi Andrew, Yes, you have biases, I have biases, we all have biases. There is no such thing as objectivity in our world. Every thought and idea, every word and sentence serves some purpose—even if it appears to be nothing

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[SUT.15.3.20] A Note on Working to Overcome Our Fears

On February 21st 2015, the anniversary of the assassination of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (also known as Malcolm X), there was a high profile confrontation in Seattle outside of a fund raiser for the former poverty pimp Democrat, Larry Gossett. The

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[SUT.15.3.20] A Note on Working to Overcome Our Fears

On February 21st 2015, the anniversary of the assassination of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (also known as Malcolm X), there was a high profile confrontation in Seattle outside of a fund raiser for the former poverty pimp Democrat, Larry Gossett. The

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[SUT 15.3.16] On the rights of Democratic Communication and Self-Organization, and the Principle of Open Struggle

March 16, 2015 Recently I wrote a pamphlet called “The Way Forward,” which argued for an independent mass organization of the working class. It received a limited amount of feedback, but I did receive a thoughtful public response from Frank

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[SUT 15.3.16] On the rights of Democratic Communication and Self-Organization, and the Principle of Open Struggle

March 16, 2015 Recently I wrote a pamphlet called “The Way Forward,” which argued for an independent mass organization of the working class. It received a limited amount of feedback, but I did receive a thoughtful public response from Frank

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A response to the author of Dark are the Days

Darkarethedays, I agree with Ben Seattle that the strongest merit of this parting criticism of the SA is your decision to finally move these criticisms into the public domain where other activists can see them, respond to them, and learn

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A response to the author of Dark are the Days

Darkarethedays, I agree with Ben Seattle that the strongest merit of this parting criticism of the SA is your decision to finally move these criticisms into the public domain where other activists can see them, respond to them, and learn