Suggested Readings

In order to change our surroundings we must first understand them. We must be engaged in study as much as we are engaged with action. It is through the unity of theory and practice that separates revolutionaries from activists.


The Communist Manifesto
Critique of the Gotha Program
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific
The State and Revolution
Economics and Politics in the Era of the Dictatorship of the Proletariat
Combat Liberalism
On Khrushchev’s Phoney Communism and Its Historical Lessons for the World
Politics Is In Command of Economics, Revolution Is In Command of Production
On Exercising All-Round Dictatorship Over The Bourgeoisie
“The People” As a Strategic Concept

Political Economy
Bourgeois Economists and “Economics” as Bourgeois Pseudo-Science
Two Tendencies of Imperialism
The Five Industrial Cycles Since 1945
Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism
Fundamentals of Political Economy

On Contradiction
On Practice
The Three Sources and Three Component Parts of Marxism
Three Points On Dialectics
Productive Forces Normativity
Bourgeois Moralism

National Liberation
BLM or BLM? Black Lives Matter OR Black Liberation Movement? 
The BDS Ceiling
On Electoral Suppression, the National Question, and the Sunbelt
Reflections: The DREAMers and the Rights for the Undocumented
On Cultural Nationalism
A Maoist Response to the Ten Theses of Ba Jin

Proletarian Feminism
I am a Woman and a Human
People’s War and Women’s Liberation
Marxism, Mariategui, and the Women’s Movement
Sexual Relations and the Class Struggle
Philosophical Trends In the Feminist Movement
Radical Or Proletarian Feminism?
Ten Theses On Identity Politics

The Mass Line
Short Definitions of the ‘Mass Line’ and a ‘Mass Perspective’
Some Points On the Mass Line
A Mass Line Study For Socialist Organizing
Five Golden Rays 
Unity In Struggle and Struggle In Unity
Mass Work
The Mass Line and the American Revolutionary Movement