The Pedagogy of the Party: Reflections on communist leadership development in light of Freire, Gramsci, and Mao

by Amil K. This article will appear in the immediately forthcoming Issue #6 of Uprising, due out next week, which contains a yet-to-be published Editorial introduction to the issue that discusses recent developments within R.I.’s development. Preface A major internal assessment of leadership development practices in our organization has prompted me to revisit with a […]

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. The contents of this piece speak to experiences of party-building and mass work in one particular region, but this document (combined with our ideological struggle around women’s liberation) played a part in catalyzing a deeper evaluation of our methods of party-building and mass […]

Graffiti in Bologna in support of the resistance in Kobane.

A Strategic Approach to Proletarian Internationalism – by Comrade Pierce

This article can be downloaded in PDF for ease of print and study here. by Comrade Pierce The RI Document Proletarian Internationalism: A Duty for all Revolutionaries has been a useful document in guiding the work of RI and there is much in this document that should be upheld and studied by revolutionaries.[i] In particular […]

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 […]