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The Political Economy of Revolutionary Struggle: Lessons from the Black Panthers

The way the Black Panther Party was influenced by its sources of funding should inform modern revolutionaries on the importance of being in control of productive assets, and taking seriously the basic Marxist arguments on how economic power informs socio-political power.  

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Thoughts On Applying Principles of Revolutionary Autonomy in the Bay Area

Zapatismo, and the principles of revolutionary autonomy in general, could be an excellent way to build a genuinely revolutionary movement in the Bay Area.  But applying this effectively requires us radicals to be more proactive in networking, collaborating, and cooperating with … Continue reading

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The Black Panthers, Cooperatives, and Revolutionary Expansion

Cooperatives can be useful for a revolutionary movement, but only if they serve as an economic base for the movement, rather than an end in themselves.  A good example of this type of application is the way the Black Panthers used … Continue reading

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