[2.23.18] Black History Month pt. 4

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Prole Position 2.23.18 #DoItLikeDurham   beyond bourgeois headlines There was a breeze blowing in Durham, North Carolina, on August 14th, 2017. It whirled around a racist monument to the Confederacy that had been erected in the 1920s at the height of the Klan’s influence. That breeze gathered itself up into a powerful wind of change fueled by the furious spirit of millions of ancestors who were victims of the white supremacist terror that statue represented. It blew that tin soldier… Read More

[2.16.18] Black History Month pt. 3

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Never miss an issue! Subscribe to Prole Position. 2.16.18 Hello, comrade subscribers! There’s been a lot of action the last several days and my brain is frankly scrambled but here is a slightly late edition of Prole Position for you, the third installment for Black History Month. It’s exciting because my being so frazzled is partly due to my work on an upcoming piece for Workers World and my preparation to head down to Durham, NC this weekend to support… Read More

[2.9.18] Black History Month pt. 2

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2.9.18 Action Required! Stop the censorship of the WWP by PA DOC For the second time in six months, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is trying to censor the Workers World weekly newspaper. Workers World is currently distributed to over 300 prisoners held by the state. The DOC notified the WWP of the censorship after prison officials in one county reported the January 18th issue, which included excellent reporting on the ongoing Florida prison workers strike. This is not the first… Read More

[2.2.18] Black History Month, pt. 1

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Never miss an issue! Subscribe here! 2.2.18 Hello, comrade subscribers. It’s the dead of winter. Snow is falling from an iron gray as I write this to you. Even in the bleakest weather, in the most frigid temperatures, the small but unwavering flame of revolution is enough to keep our spirits warm. Thanks to everyone who came out on Tuesday to listen to John Catalinotto talk about his book, Turn the Guns Around: Mutinies, Soldier Revolts, and Revolutions. There’s a… Read More

[1.26.18] Turn the Guns Around!

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Never miss an issue! Subscribe here! 1.26.2018 Hello, comrade subscribers! Last week we marked the unpleasant anniversary of Donald Trump’s first full year in office. It’s been a rough year, to put it mildly. But in the last twelve or fifteen months, many of us have also finally recognized the true face of the United States imperial elite, now that the mask is torn off. No one is born a communist, I’ve heard a comrade say. But communists can be raised and… Read More

[1.19.18] Free Mumia and All Political Prisoners!

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1.19.18 Hello, comrade subscribers! I trust you all celebrated the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this week and spit in the eye of any liberal who dared refer to that flesh and blood revolutionary as if he were some kind of plaster saint. Perhaps most galling are the reactionary and liberal forces who once recognized King as a moral enemy and now embrace his diluted “legacy”.One of the United States chief pigs, former FBI director James Comey, as… Read More

[1.12.2018] Do It Like Durham!

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1.12.2018 #DefendDurham Hello, comrade subscribers! I am so happy to be able to announce a small victory in the struggle against white supremacy. Do It Like Durham! The felony charges against our Durham comrades have have been DROPPED! However the struggle is not yet over. There is a new court date scheduled for February 19th, President’s Day. We must keep up the pressure against the District Attorney and the country commissioners in particular to make sure that the remaining misdemeanor… Read More

[1.5.18] Racism is a Deadly Disease

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1.5.2018 Hello, comrade subscribers, and welcome to the New Year! Hope you and yours had a happy and healthy holiday season. A few quick points to begin with: It brings me no pleasure to tell you that in my dear city of Philadelphia, a young man was murdered by the pigs just at the close of 2017. Dennis Plowden, Jr. was on his way to bring a Christmas present to his grandmother in Germantown when he was executed by police, shot in the… Read More

[12.29.17] Mourn the Dead, Fight Like Hell for the Living

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12.29.17   Hello, comrade subscribers, and welcome to the third installment of Prole Position. We’re going to start 2018 out strong so don’t forget to drop me a line here. I love reading your responses and the feedback has already vastly improved these newsletters.   As this is the last issue of 2017, it seems only appropriate to reflect on those who will not be joining us the new year. On a personal note, I still can’t believe that we lost my… Read More

[12.22.17] Sex Worker Solidarity and Soviet Electronica

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Never miss an issue! Sign up here. 12.22.17 Hello, comrade subscribers. Thanks for signing up for the newsletter’s launch. This is just the beginning for Prole Position and I’m really excited about the where I hope to take it in the coming year. But for now I’m just grateful that you all took the time to read today’s issue. Can’t wait for see what you think. You’ll have noticed, I’m sure, the brand new logo designed by my friend, the… Read More