The Professional Protester #21 When Being Anti Authoritarian Gets Toxic | The Professional Protester on Patreon

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”

The Professional Protester #16 Gatekeeper Activism | The Professional Protester on Patreon

Official Post from The Professional Protester : Does anyone else have a problem with gatekeeper activism in their communities?In Sacramento, where I live and organize, any coalition work that might be to the benefit of the working class has a serious hurdle to overcome.  Old guard activists acting as gatekeepers and cliquish behaviors.Sacramento, — ReadContinue reading “The Professional Protester #16 Gatekeeper Activism | The Professional Protester on Patreon”

A Socratic Dialogue with Cornel West, And Why The Left Needs to Be About Love!

Between the defeat of Jeremy Corbyn and the coup that ousted Evo Morales, I have been quite close to giving into hopelessness and despair. Then I got a belated Christmas gift. On Boxing Day, Cornel West made a visit our shared hometown of Sacramento to have a socratic dialogue. Cornel West is up their withContinue reading “A Socratic Dialogue with Cornel West, And Why The Left Needs to Be About Love!”

Undemocratic, A Word Not To Be Taken Lightly

Do not throw that word around lightly, it needs to be used to call out genuinely damaging behavior.

Anti Intellectualism Hurts the Left and Insults the Working Class

The left must make our program accessible, but “accessible” should not mean “dumbed down.”

Activist, a poem

Philosophy is dead. May theory reign supreme. For we don’t reflect, We plan, We vote, and we care. We are your neighbors, your daughters and sons, We are nothing to fear, Yet we are everything you hate. We are hear and we are loud. We are and will be hear until this work is done.

November 8 2016, or, Yet Another Requiem for the American Nightmare…

The requiem for the American Dream    Played on all houses    On all streets On November 8th, 2016. A day, a night, an opening of eyes,   A squeegee of the mind. November 8th, 2016. Evil did not win that day,   Despite what the meekly ignorant might think,   It merely made itselfContinue reading “November 8 2016, or, Yet Another Requiem for the American Nightmare…”

Calling all…

Calling all hearts All Souls who have felt the bitter sweet burns of Love’s pain. Calling all minds All thinkers Doers And actors. Call all poet’s hearts, Do not be meek in the face of these days! Calling all strong, It’s time to stand up to bullies, Calling all thinkers, Lovers,  Hearts,  Minds, Souls. CallingContinue reading “Calling all…”