When Trump Was President I Thought I Could Become The Next Lenin (poem)

There was time in my life when I thought I could be the next Lenin. A statesmen, a writer, and a leader? What’s not to like? Who was to say I couldn’t be a triple threat like him? But I’m too unprofessional to be a professional revolutionary. And Lenin didn’t have to put up withContinue reading “When Trump Was President I Thought I Could Become The Next Lenin (poem)”

The Professional Protester #32 Warren Should be Secratary of Education, not Treasurer | The Professional Protester on Patreon

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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.”