Preview: The Sixties – A Revolutionary Decade without a Vanguard

The following is preview content from the forthcoming document The CP, the Sixties, the RCP, and the Crying Need for a Communist Vanguard Party Today: Summing up a century of communist leadership, organization, strategy, and practice in the United States so that we can rise to the challenges before us by the Organization of CommunistContinue reading “Preview: The Sixties – A Revolutionary Decade without a Vanguard”

Preview: The CP, 1928–33 – The dawn of the red decade

The following is preview content from the forthcoming document The CP, the Sixties, the RCP, and the Crying Need for a Communist Vanguard Party Today: Summing up a century of communist leadership, organization, strategy, and practice in the United States so that we can rise to the challenges before us by the Organization of CommunistContinue reading “Preview: The CP, 1928–33 – The dawn of the red decade”

Preview: The CP, 1923–25 – Grandiose schemes and outmaneuvered maneuvers

The following is preview content from the forthcoming document The CP, the Sixties, the RCP, and the Crying Need for a Communist Vanguard Party Today: Summing up a century of communist leadership, organization, strategy, and practice in the United States so that we can rise to the challenges before us by the Organization of CommunistContinue reading “Preview: The CP, 1923–25 – Grandiose schemes and outmaneuvered maneuvers”

Preview content: Table of Contents

The following is preview content from the forthcoming document The CP, the Sixties, the RCP, and the Crying Need for a Communist Vanguard Party Today: Summing up a century of communist leadership, organization, strategy, and practice in the United States so that we can rise to the challenges before us by the Organization of CommunistContinue reading “Preview content: Table of Contents”

“The Guerrilla Is Like a Poet”

Jose Maria Sison, 1939-2022 An Obituary by the kites Editorial Committee Comrade Jose Maria Sison has passed away at the age of 83 after two weeks of hospitalization in his place of forced exile in Utrecht, Netherlands. He lived his whole life in struggle and service to the Filipino people, to the international proletariat, andContinue reading ““The Guerrilla Is Like a Poet””

On “foreign monsters” and the people’s war that persists

An Interview with Jose Maria Sison, Founding Chairman of the Communist Party of the Philippines Commissioned by the kites Editorial Committee Original Release: October 2022 / Re-Edited: Late December 2022 Editorial Introduction In September 2022, kites had the pleasure of interviewing Jose Maria Sison, the Founding Chairman of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP),Continue reading On “foreign monsters” and the people’s war that persists

Key Words: Communist vs. Leftist and Postmodernist Conceptions

Today, when people in North America join protests against injustice, try to understand what’s behind all the oppression in the world, and look for strategies to end it, they soon encounter Leftist and postmodernist politics, especially on social media, and are quickly inculcated in Leftist and postmodernist world outlooks.1 Since Leftist and postmodernist politics andContinue reading Key Words: Communist vs. Leftist and Postmodernist Conceptions

Seven Theses on Imperialism and the Drug War

by Aiyanas Ormond kites received the following submission from Aiyanas Ormond, a leading activist within the International League of People’s Struggles chapter in Canada who also has considerable experience and knowledge on the question of the bourgeoisie’s drug war, gained in part through eleven years of work in the Vancouver Area Network of Drug Users.Continue reading Seven Theses on Imperialism and the Drug War

The Psychosis of Imperialism

kites Issue #7 Editorial by the kites Editorial Committee As the crisis of the world capitalist-imperialist system deepens and the bourgeoisie has no resolution, and in the absence of an international communist movement posing a revolutionary alternative, not just individuals but whole classes are losing their damn minds. The COVID-19 pandemic—not so much the virusContinue reading “The Psychosis of Imperialism”