Online Class: Christianity and Prison Abolition

Dean Dettloff, co-host of Christian leftist podcast The Magnificast, is teaching another online course with the Institute for Christian Studies.

Poem: Resist, My People, Resist Them

Tariq al Haydar translated Dareen Tatour’s poem into English - you can listen to a recording on Prolesound's newest episode Resist, my people, resist them. In Jerusalem, I dressed my wounds and breathed my sorrows And carried the soul in my palm For an Arab Palestine. I will not succumb to the “peaceful solution,” Never … Continue reading Poem: Resist, My People, Resist Them

Mao: U.S. Imperialism is a Paper Tiger

July 14, 1956 The United States is flaunting the anti-communist banner everywhere in order to perpetrate aggression against other countries The United States owes debts everywhere. It owes debts not only to the countries of Latin America, Asia and Africa, but also to the countries of Europe and Oceania. The whole world, Britain included dislikes … Continue reading Mao: U.S. Imperialism is a Paper Tiger

Quotes on Revolutionary Faith and the God of Abolition

"Marxist faith is a faith in the future which men make for themselves in and through history. Or, more accurately, in the future that we must make for ourselves by what we do, so that this faith becomes a ‘wager’ which we make that our actions will, in fact, be successful. The transcendental element present … Continue reading Quotes on Revolutionary Faith and the God of Abolition

The Withering Away of State & Church

thoughts from a socialist church abolitionist . . . I struggle often with how other socialists do not recognize that the state will always be an obstacle. If a new revolutionary state is established to construct socialism (throughout the nations and territories on what was formerly the United States), the state should be seen as … Continue reading The Withering Away of State & Church

These Catholic Workers need support!

From the Rye House GoFundMe: The Rye House is an intentional community house and house of hospitality in South Minneapolis which sees A LOT of hard use. The community--8 members now--has been doing a weekly free open meal out of the house for over seven years. We have three rooms where people experiencing homelessness or transition, … Continue reading These Catholic Workers need support!