Well intentioned white liberals often assume that all oppressed groups stand in solidarity with each other, that is because liberals are class reductionist.
Official Post from The Professional Protester : Bigger Than Bernie is a book published by Jacobin, the officially unofficial magazine of DSA and it was written by Megan Day and Micah Uetrich, two of my favorite Jacobin writers. It was written and published during the primary and was written when Bernie’s campaign was on theContinue reading “The Professional Protester #24 Does Bigger than Bernie Hold Up? | The Professional Protester on Patreon”
Why I am going to write as much poetry as I will about politics.
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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.
Official Post from The Professional Protester : In Russia 1917, Tsarism was overthrown by a revolution very similar in style to the George Floyd rebellion. Leon Trotsky notes in his History of the Russian Revolution that no single organization took the lead on calling for the rebellion and demonstrations that eventually forced the Tsar toContinue reading “The Professional Protester #17 Corrupt Leadership in the George Floyd Rebellion | 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”
Yes, as long as we don’t get in the way.