Personality cults lead to sectarianism, sectarianism prevents progress. If we do not adapt our doctrine then leftists risk losing everything.
One day Mao, Lenin, Stalin, Trotsky, and Rosa, arose from the grave and decided to all go out drinking. The more they drank the more they decided to debate about theory. Lenin and Rosa got into an argument about democratic centralism. Stalin punched Trotsky when they started arguing about state capitalism. And Mao just leftContinue reading “A bunch of Communists walk into a bar…”
The largest obstacle to creating a united radical left in the United States is the ongoing perpetuation of personality cults. Personality cults inevitably lead to revisionism when we discuss popular socialist thinkers or leaders and this revisionism fuels the sectarianism of the True Left. This sectarianism keeps us from accomplishing things like stopping reactionary stateContinue reading “Against Personality Cults”