[Presented by Mao at the 9th Congress of the Communist Party, Correcting Mistaken Ideas remains vibrant and useful to comrades struggling today. Its value does not lie only with military affairs, nor affairs of formations with pretenses to a party. Right-opportunism that neglects subjective work and propaganda of all types, primadonnas that reject small tasks, and […]

[A century after the end of the first world war, and on the cusp of the third, we find it fitting to republish Lenin’s revisiting of Engels’ prophetic words. Certainly we are faced with many of the same problems: social-chauvinism parading itself as socialism; rising militarism and nationalism; a boiling world-economic crisis. Indeed, these are […]

The NYPD is recalling nearly 3000 body cameras used by New York pigs after an apparent malfunction caused one to combust. Boot-licking bureaucrats wasted no time in releasing a statement on the “paramount importance” placed on officer safety, and that they would immediately recall all bodycams from the particular manufacturer. They say it is purely […]

[Alfie Hancox is a Masters of Research student investigating the politics of gender, sexuality and race on the British far left. He is interested in recovering theory linking diverse social movements with an anti-imperialist political economy.] By Alfie Hancox Fifty years ago, in 1968, the capitalist world-system was shaken by an eclectic outpouring of revolutionary […]

[Originally published in July of 1920, during the Second Congress of the Communist International, the following was intended to set the foundation of the new party model and set the practical agenda for all Comintern members. Moreover, it represented the final defeat of the most critical organizational errors of the Second International. While it is […]

[Originally written in 1973 by Audre Lorde, this poem—alternatively known as “Postscript to Karl Marx”—encroaches on the reality of the modern Labor Aristocracy in the imperialist core countries. As always the following has been made available here for the purposes of study and struggle.] Down Wall Street the students marched for peace Above, construction workers […]

[The following review by Wiawimawo of J. Sakai’s The Dangerous Class and Revolutionary Theory was originally published by MIM(Prisons). As always, the following has been made available here for the purposes of study and struggle.] The bulk of this double book is looking at the limited and contradictory writings of Marx/Engels and Mao on the […]

[Leftist Critic is an independent writer, researcher, and comrade who cares about the world around them. Other than posting on radical subreddits, they also tweet infrequently at @leftistcriticabout about the murderous US empire, international solidarity with nations and peoples under attack, and provide necessary criticism of the Western “Left.” They can be reached at leftistcritic@linuxmail.org.] […]

PDF – China: A Modern Social-Imperialist Power In May of 2017, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) initiated a study posing the question of whether China had or had not become a new imperialist power. The resulting report answers in the affirmative: In the view of the CPI(Maoist), the People’s Republic of […]

[Leftist Critic is an independent writer, researcher, and comrade who cares about the world around them. Other than posting on radical subreddits, they also tweet infrequently at @leftistcriticabout about the murderous US empire, international solidarity with nations and peoples under attack, and provide necessary criticism of the Western “Left.” They can be reached at leftistcritic@linuxmail.org.] […]

[The following essay was originally published by the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Naxalbari before its merger with the CPI (Maoist), written by comrade Ajith, one of their foremost cadre and spokesmen internationally. The essay aims to explore the historical development of the Maoist party, its axioms and relationship to the development of communist parties in […]

[Originally published as part of a larger work, Post-modernism Today: A Brief Introduction by Siraj, this particular essay stands quite well on its own as a condemnation of post-modernism from a Maoist standpoint. This essay, and the larger work it comes from, are available in full at bannedthought.net. As always, the following has been made available […]

[The following statement was made by the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) concerning the development of class struggle in Venezuela and internal struggle within the Bolivarian movement. The PCV sums up their achievements in the recent National Assembly of the Workers’ and Trade Union Movement, and draws clear lines between its own, revolutionary line, and […]

[Leftist Critic is an independent writer, researcher, and comrade who cares about the world around them. Other than posting on radical subreddits, they also tweet infrequently at @leftistcriticabout about the murderous US empire, international solidarity with nations and peoples under attack, and provide necessary criticism of the Western “Left.” They can be reached at leftistcritic@linuxmail.org.] By Leftist Critic On […]

[The following was originally published by MIM(Prisons), dealing with questions posed in the 8th issue of Under Lock & Key, concerning the relationship between the amerikan prison system, those it incarcerates and the parasitic classes that benefit from it. We highly encourage all comrades to both read and support the work of MIM(Prisons) in their efforts […]

Some time has passed since our last update, but the war has not been put on hold. The u.$. imperialists have continued their campaign of murder and theft against the Afghan people, and have met with stiffer resistance as a result. The “forever war” drags on, despite the supposed “absolute superiority” of the amerikan military, […]

[Leftist Critic is an independent writer, researcher, and comrade who cares about the world around them. Other than posting on radical subreddits, they also tweet infrequently at @leftistcriticabout about the murderous US empire, international solidarity with nations and peoples under attack, and provide necessary criticism of the Western “Left.” They can be reached at leftistcritic@linuxmail.org.] By Leftist Critic Last […]

[The following intervention by comrade Basanta elucidates further the crisis and opportunity faced by genuine revolutionaries in Nepal following the liquidation and merger into the NCP on May 18th. For another revolutionary perspective on these events, see Baidya’s intervention. Both texts were originally hosted on Banned Thought, and have been edited here for grammar. As always, […]

[Published May 17th by the PCV’s central media organ Tribuna Popular this document shows the persisting vitality of Proletarian leadership in Venezuela amid an ever-growing crisis of capitalism and confrontation of classes. The clarity in leadership of the PCV is reassuring, and in the context of their mass organization and statements regarding their long-term strategy […]

[Comrade Mohan Baidya has brought forward some unique and helpful insights regarding the quandary that now exists concerning the refoundation of the CPN through the merger of the CPN(UML) and UCPN(MC). Having played a formative role in the development of the CPN(M) throughout the people’s war in Nepal, and later having led the split in […]