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Questions on Raising a Child and Being a Revolutionary

I recently became a new parent, and navigating how to raise a child in this complex world as well as holding down revolutionary / organizing work is a daunting task.I feel like I have a lot more to learn from … Continue reading

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Social Movements and the Movement for Socialism: No Pat Analysis, No Pat Solutions

    Throughout the left in the U.S., people have come to a greater awareness of a left presence in the social movements. For theoretical consideration the concepts of “social movement left” and “party left” have been developed. Like any … Continue reading

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Future Forward: A Vision for Revolution

We bring you a speech given by Fred Ho on April 9, 2008, at an event organized by the Labor/Community Strategy Center in Los Angeles.  Before the text of the speech itself, we present a few paragraphs by Bill Fletcher … Continue reading

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The Question of Leadership and 21st Century Socialism

The U.S. government has recently inaugurated a new president with all the pomp and flourishes that accompany the election of a president in this country.  All of the ceremony and ritual conveys a particular understanding of leadership developed under capitalism … Continue reading

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Introducing Our New Strategy Document: “Which Way Is Left?”

Since the beginning of 2007, the period since FRSO/OSCL's most recent congress, our organization's strategy has been different from any in the past. In the previous three-year period between FRSO/OSCL congresses (2003-2006), the US Left faced chaotic and quickly changing … Continue reading

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Mp3 Recording of Building Revolutionary Strategy Workshop Available

At the US Social Forum one of the most popular workshops was titled "Building Revolutionary Strategy and Organization in the 21st Century: A Multi-Generational Dialogue." This session was hosted by five organizations: Freedom Road Socialist Organization/Organización Socialista del Camino para … Continue reading

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Loving in the Movement: Revolutionary Task or Unity Crusher?

I want to talk about love this month not because the corporate holiday is coming up but because it is a little summed-up experience that has a big impact on our movement. I draw here from both theory and practice. … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead for 2007-2010

Every three years, Freedom Road Socialist Organization / Organización Socialista del Camino para la Libertad develops a strategy for a new period. The strategy is developed based on the political conditions and main challenges we face in the period, summation … Continue reading

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¡Presente! Mike Conan

Mike Conan To a lot of us, he was Big Mike. It wasn’t just that Mike Conan tipped the scales at over 300 pounds or that he had to have a Brooklyn Dodgers cap custom-made to fit his mammoth head. … Continue reading

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Toward a Critical Reassessment of Maoism

Toward a Critical Reassessment of Maoism Download this piece as a PDF

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