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Holy shit racism, Donald Trump 

Perfectly normal America :)))))))))

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ℑ𝔣 𝔱𝔥𝔢𝔶 𝔰𝔢𝔫𝔡 𝔬𝔫𝔢 𝔬𝔣 𝔬𝔲𝔯𝔰 𝔱𝔬 𝔱𝔥𝔢 𝔥𝔬𝔰𝔭𝔦𝔱𝔞𝔩, 𝔴𝔢 𝔰𝔢𝔫𝔡 𝔱𝔢𝔫 𝔬𝔣 𝔱𝔥𝔢𝔦𝔯𝔰 𝔱𝔬 𝔱𝔥𝔢 𝔪𝔬𝔯𝔤𝔲𝔢

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* REI OVER ASUKA ANY DAY *
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add this to your sig and add one = sign. this is a social experiment: 8======D

Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> Lovett Fort-Whiteman, one of CPUSA's early African-American members ... : Black advocates of a radical political direction were opposed by "Negro leaders" because the majority of these leaders depend "on the bounty of the white capitalist class," on white philanthropy, on donations to their ... institutions. These racial sell-outs "dare not support labor unionism among Negroes, they dare not advocate other than a capitalist ticket in politics."

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> Any concern regarding white subordination and betrayal of black interests would be incomplete absent the acknowledgement of a second concern: that the black bourgeoisie--middle-class black elites--advance their specific class interest by delivering a pacified, cooperative black lower class over to white law.

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> Historians of black radicalism in the United States have exposed the lie behind claims that the Communist Party only engaged in black liberation struggles for its own ends. ... For a time, the Communist Party was the leading interracial organization in the fight against white supremacy in the United States.

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> white Communists would have to give up their property in whiteness, abolish their own racial ignorance and privilege, if they wanted to create the conditions of possibility for unifying the working class. The advance of the white working class cannot come at the expense of black life. The failure to defend black liberation would defeat all workers.

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> If they wanted to build class unity, white Communists had to prove to black people that they would defend the commitment to black liberation--"Negro rights" in the language of the 1930s organizer--to the death. Anything less would put them on the side of racism, lynching, and Jim Crow exclusion from decently waged jobs.

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> any insult, and there are plenty, directed by a white person against a Negro, is reason enough for a Communist to react, to slap his or her face, hit hard and if you be killed, that's alright too, because... without the Negro people we are only treading water as far as making the revolution in the US.'"

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> US Communists in the early 1930s took this test seriously. ... Visiting a party section, [Mark Solomon writes, an] organizer "told the group that Negroes had been betrayed perennially by whites seeking their support: 'what every Communist must do is to be willing to die in defense of any Negro's rights, and it doesn't have to be anything flamboyant or very important--

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> Briggs thus proposes an "acid test": Is a white person "willing to see the Negro defend himself with arms against aggression, and willing even to see Negroes killing his own (white) people in defense of Negro rights?"

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> Briggs argues that black workers should recognize how white workers actually need black help to attain their goals. He describes this need as being politically useful to black people: "There are schisms in the white race which, by encouraging, we can ultimately benefit ourselves." Black workers should not let the fact and fear of white opportunism hinder an analysis that could advance the black cause.

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> Black women's leadership had to be understood as indispensable to revolutionary struggle.

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> The expectation of comrades, held even by those who were not comrades themselves and which was not always fulfilled, was radical egalitarianism.

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Jodi Dean - Comrade 

> US Communists weren't always successful in practicing social equality. In 1949, Claudia Jones, a party leader, called out white men and women and black men comrades for their failure "to extend courtesy to Negro women and to integrate Negro women into organizational leadership." Communists especially should be expected to recognize that "the question of social relations with Negro men and women is above all a question of adhering to social equality."

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Capitalism is holding back a lot of meaningful innovation by creating the need for everything to have immediate commercial value, and siphoning both talent and resources from solving important problems towards creating things that create direct trade value for the capital owners.

For all you solarpunk / environmentalist people, an awesome resource to check out & educate yourself

https://www.intersectionalenvironmentalist.com/

i have to just laugh at anyone who still buys the idea that capitalism lets you easily break out of your economic class despite literal fucking mountains of evidence otherwise. maybe if you pulled your head out of your ass instead of pretending youre just asking questions online you could figure it out

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