“You’re right, people do lie, and cheat, and stab you in the back. There will be people who use you, and don’t love you even though they say they do. This is, indeed, how revisionism expresses itself within the party; it is paramount to oppose revisionism so as not to fall into opportunism.” – Beyoncé
Aravindan Balakrishnan the man at the centre of the slavery scandal in Brixton was expelled from Communist England in 1974 and set up a cult around the Workers Institute.
Other Maoist groups were to shun the Workers’ Institute, disassociating themselves from its activities and refusing them entry into their meetings. Aravindan Balakrishnan was generally regarded as a nutter by London Maoists.
Today the British capitalist media are enjoying themselves linking Maoism with Slavery – whereas the reality Maoism liberated millions if not billions from capitalist slavery and continues to do so to this day.
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This document from the Canadian Maoist organization Revolutionare Initiative (RI) is itself an an excellent guide and document for Communists to study in how to carry out mass work in a revolutionary manner. The document makes the correct observation that the people experience an uneven level of class consciousness, that is to say the ideas of the masses are scattered, a person who recognizes that war in a capitalist nation is imperialist and that the police are an oppressive force might also carry backwards views on LGBTQ people or use sexist language from time to time. By taking the revolutionary ideas from the masses and present them in a coherent revolutionary line we demonstrate correct leadership. Theoretical works like these demonstrate Marxism-Leninism-Maoism’s theoretical strengths in opposition to dognato-revisionism from many Leninist parties who merely quote Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin as protestant missionaries quote the Bible.
by Comrade Amil K.
The question of what are the tasks of proletarian revolutionaries amongst the masses remains a major point of difference1 between and an obstacle to the unification of the two revolutionary communist organizations in Canada, the Revolutionary Communist Party and our own organization, Revolutionary Initiative. This article is intended to explain the answer to this question not only to advance the unity-struggle-transformation process between Canada’s two revolutionary communist organizations, but also as a general discussion that all revolutionaries should be having.
How RI understands mass work of proletarian revolutionaries can be broken down into three questions:
First, what is the correct form of revolutionary leadership by proletarian revolutionaries among the masses? Based on the revolutionary theory of Marxism-Leninism-Maoism, we uphold the mass line method of leadership; but we do not take it for granted that upholding the mass line theory leads to its implementation in…
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