Hello my pen, My long lost friend. I put you in your cup months ago, or was it years? You’re all I have now. These hands have toiled. This heart was broken. These eyes have cried. But still, my pen has ink. The hand that toiled Now wants that toil on the page, The heartContinue reading “Hello My Pen, A Poem About Writers Block”
Official Post from The Professional Protester : As I write this, the court is laying out its sentence for Joesph Deangelo, aka the Golden State Killer, aka the East Area Rapist.Survivors of Deagnelo’s crimes have been coming forward since Tuesday and one by one and have laid out in detail for the court the traumaContinue reading “The Professional Protester #25 The Golden State Killer and Defunding the Police | The Professional Protester on Patreon”
Why I am going to write as much poetry as I will about politics.
It means the protests are working.
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Official Post from The Professional Protester : Shahid Buttar, Nancy Pelosi’s challenger for her congressional seat, was accused of sexual harassment by an old acquaintance, and of gender discrimination by former campaign staffers.The survivor made her allegations in a post via medium, and not long after the Intercept broke the story about Buttar — ReadContinue reading “The Professional Protester #22 Shahid Buttar is Doomed | The Professional Protester on Patreon”
Today, someone came forward with allegations of sexual harassment against Shahid Buttar, someone I had endorsed on this blog. Shahid and his campaign had the chance to approach this from a place of restorative justice, but instead they chose to perpetuate the misogyny that socialists have a duty to always stand against. You can seeContinue reading “Announcement: I no longer endorse Shahid Buttar”
Angela Nagle, Ben Norton, and Michael Tracey need to go away, they contribute nothing.
Official Post from The Professional Protester : I will be blunt, if you call yourself a socialist, or anarchist, or leftist, or whatever only to validate your idenitiy as an anti-authoritarian, then you suck.Ending oppression and providing for the material demands of the working class should be the only thing socialists and leftists care about,Continue reading “The Professional Protester #21 When Being Anti Authoritarian Gets Toxic | The Professional Protester on Patreon”
I love Lenin, but one of his rivals had a very good point.
Official Post from The Professional Protester : The complacency of liberals is always at its worst when they win, when democrats win or are in the lead they get lazy. It is going to take intense amounts of public pressure, more than we ever put on Bush, Obama, and Trump, to make things happen underContinue reading “The Professional Protester #20 Why Organizing Will Become Harder If Biden Wins | The Professional Protester on Patreon”
If you are not raising class consciousness, you are not practicing mutual aid.
We need less Chapo Trap Houses, and more Cornel Wests.