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

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

Philosophy in the Revolutionary Movement

from the New Inquiry – The Limit Does Not Exist: An interview with Marxist philosopher Joshua Moufawad-Paul about the science of revolution at a time when socialism is supposedly becoming mainstream What can be done, in the role of philosopher, to move revolutionary theory forward? The idea of intervention and demarcation is important. Philosophy’s strength … Continue reading Philosophy in the Revolutionary Movement

Liberation comes at the expense of our privilege

I used to naively think that socialism/communism would be uniformly better for everybody, across-the-board, in every way, immediately, with no downsides. I needed to get over myself, and if you think this way you do too. Communism will be better for everybody in the long run, but not before we've righted historical wrongs. The privileges … Continue reading Liberation comes at the expense of our privilege