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40s mao calligraphy April 18

Oppose Stereotyped Party Writing

[The following is a speech against stale, lifeless pronouncements utilizing decrepit and vacuous language delivered by Mao, February 8th, 1942. Credit to marxists.org for source.] Comrade Kai-feng has just stated the purpose of today’s meeting. I now want to discuss the ways subjectivism and sectarianism use stereotyped Party writing (or the Party “eight-legged essay”) [1] […]

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The Weapon of Theory, now available in print

Our recent release, The Weapon of Theory: A Maoist (Third Worldist) Reader, is now available both in print and as a free PDF. Next to Zak Cope’s Divided World, Divided Class: Global Political Economy and the Stratification of Labour Under Capitalism, The Weapon of Theory aims to be the definitive overview of the Marxist analysis […]

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Notes on Mass Line, Communist Organization, and Revolution

Here at Anti-imperialism we enjoy sharing what we view as ‘correct’ or at least constructive thought on relevant issues. The following article was written by Neftali, a guest writer at Maosoleum, and Marxist-Leninist-Maoist author who has written for distinguished platforms such as Signal Fire. His work, shared here, elaborates on the practice of the Mass Line in context of […]

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Snylterstaten: A short introduction for Non-Danish readers

This introduction was pulled from the English-language section of Snylterstaten.dk, an archive of the Danish proto-Third Worldist Communist Working Group. The group also authored the book Unequal Exchange and the Prospects of Socialism. As always, reposting here is for educational purposes only. -Nikolai Brown  This site is dedicated to present a danish marxist tendency on the […]

nothanks September 26

THE NEED FOR A REVIVAL OF THIRD WORLDISM AND THE CONTINUED RELEVANCE OF THE CONCEPT OF THE THIRD WORLD

The end of the Cold War, some have argued,[1] has dealt the three worlds classification scheme a fatal blow and the break-up of the former Soviet Union and the associated disappearance of the Second World has to a large extent diminished the rationale which underlay the concept of the Third World.[2] Furthermore, from its heyday in the […]

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On Inter-Imperialist Rivalry and ‘Eastern Imperialism’

Discussion has been sparked by a recent article posted at Anti-Imperialism.com about the situation in Syria. Particularly, some of the feedback questioned to the nature and existence of Russian and Chinese imperialism. The following is part of a correspondence which briefly deals with the development of monopoly capital outside of the post-WWII trilateral bloc of […]

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Excerpt: Sartre on Marxism, Revolutionary Struggle, and the GPCR

The following comments by French philosophical luminary Jean-Paul Sartre were part of a 1969 interview included in the anthology entitled Between Marxism and Existentialism. While we normally do not highlight existential philosophy or existential philosophers, the following comments are noteworthy for the inclusion of Marxist methodology and prescient view with regards to the GPCR. As […]

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Peking Review (1966): The Tide of the People’s Anti-Imperialist Revolutionary Struggle is Irresistible

The Tide of the People’s Anti-Imperialist Revolutionary Struggle is Irresistible [This article is reprinted from Peking Review, #4, Jan. 21, 1966, pp. 16-18.]       THE First Afro-Asian-Latin American Peoples’ Solidarity Conference came to a successful conclusion in Havana on January 15. It adopted a resolution, firmly supporting the Vietnamese people’s struggle to resist U.S. aggression and save […]

1000x1000 September 16

Song Review: ‘The Decline,’ NOFX, 1999

Growing up in middle Amerika, punk rock made a huge impact on my teenage years. Like many who grew up on punk rock during its resurgence in the 90′s and early 2000s, the mostly irreverent 1994 Punk in Drublic was one of my favorite albums. Another NOFX album left a lasting impression on me. ‘The […]

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Some Points on Syria, Inter-Imperialist Rivalry, and Communist Work

1) Regardless of how the situation developed, the current civil war amounts to a proxy-conflict between decrepit US-led imperialism (represented through the US and its Arabian allies) and a developing bloc of ‘Eastern’ monopoly capital (publicly represented primarily by Russia). 2) Whether Assad or the ‘rebels’ win, a certain debt will be owed and Syria […]

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Summary and Review: ‘Global Wage Scaling and Left Ideology: A Critique of Charlie Post on the Labor Aristocracy’ Zak Cope (2013)

Cope, Zak. Global Wage Scaling and Left Ideology: A Critique of Charlie Post on the ‘Labor Aristocracy.‘ Research in Political Economy, Volume 28. (89-129). 2013 Not long ago, a PDF of Charlie Post’s 2010 essay, Exploring Working-Class Consciousness: A Critique of the Theory of the ‘Labor Aristocracy,‘ was circulated around the internet. Though I was […]

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Syria in Crosshairs of US Imperialism

Iraq 2003: U.S.A. invades based on proven-false pretenses based on Weapons of Mass Destruction. Afghanistan 1978: The U.S.A. and CIA become alarmed by the secular People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan. They start to beat the drums of “honorable, courageous freedom fighters against tyranny” and trained, armed, funded the sectarian extremist groups of the Taliban-Muhajedeen, Hisb-i-Islami, […]

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Review: Good to Great, Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t

Jim Collins’ Good to Great (2001) is a popular book within the business world that outlines research into what separates ‘great’ from ‘good’ companies. Differing from other popular bourgeois titles by its comparative qualitative approach, Good to Great is a great distance from crypto-oppressive titles by authors like Napoleon Hill, Anthony Roberts, and Rhonda Byrne. […]

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A Loose Overview and Practical Interpretation of John Foran’s Thesis on the Causal Factors Behind Revolutions

In his book, Taking Power, On the Origins of Third World Revolutions (2005, Cambridge University Press), sociologist John Foran calculates a series of causal factors behind the development and success of revolutions. According to Foran, the necessary ingredients for nearly all revolutions in the 20th century have been: Dependent development. Exclusionary or colonial rule, or […]

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Why I Became A Maoist-Third Worldist

Generally, we are not interested in posting any and all testimonials regarding the personal adoption of Maoist (Third Worldist) analysis. However, this recent article, posted at Gonzo Times by one of their former writers, is exceptional in countering some of the criticisms leveled against Maoism (Third Worldism). In addition, we congratulate the author of this piece for […]

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Dear RAIM, What to Do in the First World?

This question recently came to us via comment, and it is a question we frequently get from those outside our movement. While we typically offer more direction and coordination for RAIM cadre, the below answer represents our basic public strategy which anyone can follow.   “How can a First Worlder be effective beyond supporting third […]

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Mao (1936): Problems of Strategy in China’s Revolutionary War

PROBLEMS OF STRATEGY IN CHINA’S REVOLUTIONARY WAR December 1936 [Comrade Mao Tse-tung wrote this work to sum up the experience of the Second Revolutionary Civil War and used it for his lectures at the Red Army College in northern Shensi. Only five chapters were completed. The chapters on the strategic offensive, political work and other […]

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NSA Spying, Liberal Naivety, And Radical Realities

Recently, a former National Security Agency employee, Edward Snowden, offered a series of revelations on massive surveillance programs conducted by the United States. Snowden revealed to the British media outlet the Guardian that: the National Security Agency, a branch of the US military, collects data on virtually all telephone and electronic communication within the United States; […]

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Revolution and Counter-Revolution

Imperialism has been envisioning and working toward a Middle East under their control and domination for a long time. The State of Israel is a bulwark for imperialist domination. It was imperialism that imposed Israel upon the people of Palestine without their approval and it is imperialism which maintains this Zionist state. Likewise, the Al-Saud […]

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RAIM: Revolutionary Greetings to the 2013 USM National Convention

[For more info about the 2013 USM National Conference, visit http://uhurusolidarity.wordpress.com/convention/ or http://apscuhuru.org/%5D Greetings Comrades, Please accept our congratulations on the convening of the 2013 National Convention of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement. As we at the Revolutionary Anti-Imperialist Movement have pointed out, genuine allies of oppressed and exploited people- modern ‘John Browns’- are few and far between within […]

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