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Thoughts on the Maoist Movement, the Rhetoric of Self-Determination and the Politics of Decolonization

Over the past few days word of an apparently emergent split (or at least significant internecine conflict) within the ranks of the Parti communiste révolutionnaire–Revolutionary Communist Party (PCR-RCP) has come to light. Evidently, the cells in the francophone settler colonial sub-bloc have seized control of the central Party website, forcing the Central Committee to set up a parallel wordpress blog. Both sides have issued statements, though for the most part details have not yet been forthcoming. Continue reading Thoughts on the Maoist Movement, the Rhetoric of Self-Determination and the Politics of Decolonization

The Mestizo Concept: A Product of European Imperialism

“Every mestizo is one less Indian — or one more Indian waiting to reemerge.” – Jose Barreiro, Taino/Guajiro

What is the concept of Mestizaje? What are its origins? What role does it have to play in the liberation, or rather the obstructing of the liberation, of occupied Abya Yala? These are important questions  that face Our liberation movement, both here in Anówarakowa Kawennote, but also in Anawak and Tawantinsuyu, indeed all of occupied Abya Yala. Continue reading The Mestizo Concept: A Product of European Imperialism