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 Weekly Protests – Leftists Need to Grow Up and Embrace Electoralism | James J Jackson on Patreon

I will no longer give credence to socialists who refuse to participate in electoral politics, nor am I forgiving or understanding of those who put their political economy into third parties. Official Post from James J Jackson — Read on http://www.patreon.com/posts/53768244

The Professional Protester #39 Why I Will Still Write About Politics in 2021 | James J Jackson on Patreon

A new public (free) post explaining why I write about left politics even though I hate online grifters, insist we need to log off more, and have no interest in being a pundit. Spoiler: It’s because I want to write poetry but I can’t just give my patrons nothing when they give me something, andContinue reading “The Professional Protester #39 Why I Will Still Write About Politics in 2021 | James J Jackson on Patreon”

I’m a Poet not a Pundit

Recently, I finished my term as the co-chair of my chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America. Until now I had been in a leadership position at some capacity for the last 3 years. Now I have the time to return to my creative work. While I loved my time in leadership, I am exhausted.Continue reading “I’m a Poet not a Pundit”

There is No Going Back, a poem in the time of Covid

There is no going back, Our heroes are dead. We are our own heroes now. There is no going back. – There is no going back, The tides are swallowing us, A virus is choking us, Our “leaders” are killing us. There is no going back. – There is no going back, You can’t getContinue reading “There is No Going Back, a poem in the time of Covid”

The Professional Protester #22 Shahid Buttar is Doomed | The Professional Protester on Patreon

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”