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

A Mythology of Jesus

The story for me goes something like: Jesus had an intimate, dialectical relationship with religious mythology, and through this found a way to build political power from the people. His relationship to God formed him into an organizer. He revealed a gospel that was material, that sought justice at all costs, that prioritized the poor … Continue reading A Mythology of Jesus

Crucifying Christian Fellowship to Follow Christ in the Masses

"Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are already dying who could be saved, that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act. Do what must be done, discover your humanity and your love in revolution." — George Jackson … Continue reading Crucifying Christian Fellowship to Follow Christ in the Masses

Mao: Combat Liberalism

September 7, 1937   We stand for active ideological struggle because it is the weapon for ensuring unity within the Party and the revolutionary organizations in the interest of our fight. Every Communist and revolutionary should take up this weapon. But liberalism rejects ideological struggle and stands for unprincipled peace, thus giving rise to a … Continue reading Mao: Combat Liberalism

Becoming a Community: A Friendly Fire Update

The first six months of our community were powerful, and busy. Between occupations, noise demos, marches, fundraisers, long nights of jail support - between Occupy ICE and the Prison Strike and anti-fascist counter-demonstrations - we were always seeing each other, always in the streets, always praying. We prayed before, during, and after actions. We prophesied … Continue reading Becoming a Community: A Friendly Fire Update