Revolutionary Social-Democracy as the Vanguard of All Democratic Struggle | Notes on Chapter 3 of Lenin's "What Is To Be Done?"

In the first chapter of What Is To Be Done?, Lenin begins to introduce his theory-centric vision for the shape of Russian Social-Democratic struggle. In ...

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Deconstructing Objectivity: News Media's Relationship with Power and the Public

The purpose of journalism is to disseminate a rigorously objective documentation of what happens in the world, without inserting the journalists’ or any ...

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A Decolonized America Is No America | Notes on Tuck and Yang's "Decolonization Is Not A Metaphor"

The structures and constructions by which people are discriminated against in today’s society are numerous. Oppression based on race, gender, sexuality, ...

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Working-class Spontaneity and Revolutionary Consciousness: Notes on Chapter 2 of Lenin's "What Is to Be Done?"

Spontaneity and Consciousness Lenin refers to two concepts in this second chapter: spontaneity and consciousness. Spontaneity is what drives actual wor...

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The Importance of Theory to Revolution | Notes on Chapter 1 of Lenin's "What Is to Be Done?"

At the turn of the 20th century, while Western Europe had industrialized and instituted democratic or constitutional governments, Russian peasants labore...

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How Attacking Racial Political Identities Perpetuates White Supremacy

“Being black should not influence a political view,” reads one prompt in Jubilee’s “Black Liberals vs Black Conservatives” video. All three conservative...

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