Palestinian families in East Jerusalem are being forcibly evicted by the Israeli state to make way for new settlers. Al Jazeera reports:

The same court ruled seven other families should leave their homes by August 1. In total, 58 people, including 17 children, are set to be forcibly displaced to make way for Jewish settlers.

The court rulings are a culmination of a decades-long struggle for these Palestinians to stay in their homes. In 1972, several Jewish settler organisations filed a lawsuit against the Palestinian families living in Sheikh Jarrah, alleging the land originally belonged to Jews.

These groups, mostly…


Neocolonial Stooge Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot spoke today on the release of police footage from the execution of 13 year old Adam Toledo. Toledo was murdered by the police in Little Village, a Latino district of the city, early on the morning of March 29th after police responded to a report of “shots fired”. Naturally, they colluded to obfuscate and confuse the situation, and prepare for suppression of the inevitable demonstrations. The fact that they shot a fleeing, unarmed, innocent 13 year old child seems to have been lost in the whirlwind. Lori Lightfoot, true representative of the neocolonial flunky class, gave…


Daniel Baker was arrested on January 15th by FBI agents and charged with “transmission of a threat to kidnap or injure”. This affidavit describes in full how law enforcement monitored his activities ever since he went AWOL from his airborne unit before deployment to Iraq, leading to his discharge. It traces Baker’s radical existence, from his joining the YPG to fight Daesh in Syria to his activities at home. Baker’s arrest offers some key insights into the workings of the State and how they pick off activists. First and foremost, Baker was an easy catch because he was alone and…


Sinophobia, or fear of China and things coming from China, has been a problem since Chinese immigrants started coming to the United States in the mid 19th century. European settlers saw the Chinese as competition for “their” jobs (in industries built by Chinese workers!), and organized themselves to indulge in brutal violence and massacres. This was the activity of many of the earliest unions in the United States. In cities and mining camps across the stolen West, settlers drove away Chinese immigrants (or massacred them) to steal their mining claims and expropriate their property. Eventually a bill was passed forbidding…


Huey P. Newton gives speech on intercommunalism.

The release last week of the film “Judas and the Black Messiah” has sparked a renewed interest in the politics, theory, and ideology of the Black Panther Party. It’s essential that we have a firm grasp of the politics that defined this formation which, we can comfortably say, was the product of 400 years of Black liberation struggle in the United States and the vanguard, the most advanced grouping, of said struggle between the years 1967 and 1971.

As a Maoist in 2021 who’s spent a substantial amount of time studying the Panthers and reads all Panther material I can…


Revisionism as applied to the Communist movement is, essentially, inadvertent or purposeful revision of basic Marxist-Leninist-Maoist principles. Maoist principles include:

The universality of protracted people’s war as a strategy for making revolution. When we say universal we mean that it is not a magic weapon that can be applied the exact same way all the time, but rather the general principles of PPW are applicable only if they are applied with the concrete conditions of the country in question in mind.

The necessity of the three weapons of the revolution: the Party, the United Front, and the People’s Army.

The…


Art by Kevin Rashid Johnson

It’s Black History Month. Essentially, the month when everybody, from Fortune 500 corporations to your local police department, acts like they give a fuck about us. Of course, everybody knows that they don’t. But revolutionaries do, which makes it even more essential that we study revolutionary history and the Afrikan/Diasporic revolutionary tradition from a variety of tendencies. Here’s a reading/book for every day of the month. Please do not try to read all of this in one month, you will hurt yourself. Enjoy.

February 1: Black Like Mao

February 2: The Basis of Black Power

February 3: This Nonviolent Stuff’ll…


Many people hit me up asking for reading recommendations and such. Study, I’ve found, is best conducted with a collective. Why? Because it helps combat subjective readings of texts, allows comrades from a variety of backgrounds and groups to struggle and analyze, and also helps get people together to think about and talk about organizing. The Bolsheviks came out of study and discussion groups, as did the Chinese Communist Party. While it’s wrong to exclusively study and not conduct practice, it’s even more wrong to exclusively practice and simply study. It’s important to do both, together. Hopefully this curriculum will…


So, Trump is gone. His four years in office are being lambasted by liberal commentators and others as “the worst four years in American history”. Personally, as a student of history and not liberal reaction, I beg to differ. It is important for Communists to sum up trends and phenomena so that we can effectively organize against them and explain these things to the masses. What will Trump’s legacy be, what laid the foundations for his election, and what will the Biden era look like?

First of all, Trump was and remains a fascist. Fascism has been sweeping reactionaries into…


So, in response to a piece that I’ve written for People’s Voice News, where I’ve critiqued their opportunism, racism, and transphobia, they responded with an objectively awful tirade accusing me, personally, of being a provocateur and of “performing police work” by breaking through their phony veil of “autonomous organizations” and addressing them as a milieu. They begin by claiming that the article was libelous — libel is something that is not true, defined as “a published false statement that is damaging to a person’s reputation; a written defamation.” For one, nothing that I wrote was untrue, if there is any…

Black Like Mao

Black Marxist-Leninist-Maoist. STL based. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/blackredguard

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