Murdering Fred Hampton and Black Power with Bruce Dixon and Todd Steven Burroughs

  Coming on the heels of the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Fred Hampton (December 4, 1969) and the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party Bruce Dixon of BlackAgendaReport.com and Dr. Todd Steven Burroughs of DrumsInTheGlobalVillage.com were on hand for a discussion of the academic erasure of radical politics from The Black Panther Party and Black Power. Beginning with […]

Claudia Jonez: Unknown Pan-Afrikanist, Feminist, and Communist

By: Ajamu Nangwaya Jones used the organizational space of the Communist Party to advance the cause of anti-racism, world peace, decolonization and the class struggle. Claudia Jones was a revolutionary whose activism spanned two continents, North America and Europe. Claudia Vera Cumberbatch was born on February 21, 1915 in Belmont, Trinidad and Tobago, the land […]

Blog #40: The Fight for $15 and Class Struggle by PP Jalil Muntaqim

Blog #40: The Fight for $15 and Class Struggle In respect to the fight for minimum wage increase ($15.00 hr.) and union organizing, I believe it is important we give serious consideration to the socio-political relationship between workers and the bosses/corporate entities. While we cannot oppose the fight to increase the minimum wage, this fight […]

Chicago 1969: When Black Pantherz Aligned With Konfederate-Flag-Wielding, Working-Klazz Whitez

In the 1960s a group of working-class white activists joined forces with the Black Panthers in Chicago to fight systemic class oppression. Could a similar coalition emerge today? Bobby Seale , one of the founders of the black civil rights organization The Black Panthers speaks during a protest concert. Credit: Wikimedia Commons In the 2016 […]

Iz Marxism Relevant? Some Usez and Misusez – by David Gilbert, political prisonerz

I’m sure David would love to communicate with people about ideaz in thiz long, new article he wrote.  by David Gilbert (1/16/2017) “Imperialism is piracy […] reorganized, consolidated and adapted to the aim of exploiting the natural and human resources of our peoples.” “[N]obody has yet made a successful revolution without a revolutionary theory.” – Amilcar Cabral[1] […]

RieMastered just uploaded Stanley Nelson Talkz Black Pantherz’ Focuz On Clazz Strugglez

RieMastered just uploaded a new public track called Stanley Nelson Talks Black Panthers’ Focus On Class Struggle, check it out! Listen to Stanley Nelson Talks Black Panthers’ Focus On Class Struggle

The Fourth of July (U-Lie) and the right of revolution

By Walter Smolarek Originally posted in 2013. Every schoolchild in the United States is exposed at one point or another to this famous passage from the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  “Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” ― Frederick Douglass

Huey Newton’z Speech at Boston College 18th November 1970

Democracy and Class Struggle is revisiting the writings of Brother Huey Newton and trying to use his interpretation of Dialectical Materialism rather than Historical Materialism to understand the class struggle and contradictory social processes today.  We take the view of Kevin Rashid Johnson  “We realize that the lumpen are our brothers and sisters, and we […]

Where do correct ideas come from?

                            Mao Tse-Tung Are they innate in the mind? No. They come from social prac­tice, and from it alone; they come from three kinds of social prac­tice, the struggle for production, the class struggle and scientific experiment. It is man’s social being that determines his thinking. Once the correct ideas characteristic of the advanced class […]