Two problematic tendencies, and two-three problematic practices in RI – by Jameel M.

The following document was written in late 2013 by Comrade Jameel M. during a period of internal assessment and just prior to entering into a period of major internal transformation.  In fact, this document (combined with our ideological struggle around women’s liberation) played a part in pushing us to move towards a deeper evaluation of […]

Class Analysis and Class Structure in Canada: A Framework for Developing a Program of Revolutionary Multinational Struggle – by Comrade Stella B.

For a PDF of this document for download and reproduction, click here. by Stella B (with contributions from Comrade Pierce and Intro by Comrade Amil) Introduction Advancing our analysis of class, national oppression, and the overall structure of Canadian society has been a long-time coming for Revolutionary Initiative. It’s safe to say that our preliminary […]

A mural in occupied Derry, Ireland.

Revolutionary Feminism: Economic Transformation and Women’s Liberation

September 8, 2014 by Stella B. This document is the second in a two-part series: the first one was entitled Super-exploitation of Women and Developing a Revolutionary Mass Linei  The intention of this second document is to contextualize super-exploitation in monopoly capitalism, patriarchy, and national oppression, and to focus on the importance of the struggle […]


The necessity of women’s leadership in communist struggle – RI-CC Statement

Introduction to Issue #5 of Uprising: The necessity of women’s leadership in communist struggle Central Committee of Revolutionary Initiative Self-criticism: women’s liberation and party-building That Issue #5 of our theoretical journal Uprising should foreground an analysis of women in the imperialist world system is long overdue and much needed in Revolutionary Initiative (RI). Comrade Stella […]

Issue #5 of Uprising – Towards Women’s Leadership in Revolutionary Struggle

Issue #5 of Uprising Towards Women’s Leadership in Revolutionary Struggle Click image above to download or view Issue #5 of Uprising. CONTENTS Introduction to Issue #5: The necessity of women’s leadership in communist struggle – RI-CC Statement The Super-Exploitation of Women and Towards a Revolutionary Mass Line Women and Super-Exploitation: An Illustration Through Basic Concepts […]

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What is the Mass Line? Some Experiences and Reflections

In an effort to make our pieces increasingly accessible, we are trying to provide more footnotes for historical references and figures that are not contextualized within the body of texts, and glossaries for communist terminology that we may not find in what the Black Panther Party’s Fred Hampton once called “plain proletarian English.”  Comrade Stella […]