At the action pictured above, a Communist gave a short speech. We have reposted most of it here: “On September 20, 2016 before 4 PM, Keith Lamont Scott was fatally shot by CMPD (Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department). His wife was nearby and recorded the moments leading up to his murder. What followed would change Charlotte […]Read more "Long Live Keith Scott!—Two Year Anniversary of the Charlotte Riots"
Summation of Revolutionary Study Group (RSG) 1. Chronological development: Beginning, Middle, End 2. No Practice component 3. Academic trend 4. Against Friendship Politics: No more Social(ist) Circles! 5. Conclusion We held our Revolutionary Study Group (RSG) program from January 2017 to March 2018 every single week on Wednesdays at 7 PM. Out of around 60 […]Read more "Summation of Revolutionary Study Group (RSG)"
This was found in Charlotte visible from an active street in a neighborhood which is being gentrified. Photo sent in by a supporter. Below we are re-posting an article originally posted by Red Guards Austin on July 28th, 2018. Red Guards Charlotte fully agrees with its message and has not made any changes nor have […]Read more "Freedom for Comrade Igor Mendes"
*Update: a few short hours after we released this polemic, PRUC was renamed to “Charlotte Revolutionary Collective”. They also made a fake Twitter in our name.* It is commonly asserted that “opportunism” is just a label charged by one side to make the other look bad. Contrary to this belief, opportunism is not just “whatever […]Read more "PRUC Opportunism: Still Unwelcome in Charlotte."
Protesting Deplorable Pride August 19th, 2018 Deplorable Pride planned an event to protest Charlotte Pride who, though we oppose on the basis of their being capitalists, made the correct call in refusing to answer his request to have a Gay Trump float at this year’s parade. The confrontation between him and antifascists occurred on August […]Read more "If We Don’t Take Action Now, We’ll Settle for Nothing Later"
Red Guards Charlotte stands for unity of the proletariat and its allies against capitalism-imperialism. That unity does not, however, extend to the left. There is only one proletarian ideology: Marxism-Leninism-Maoism, principally Maoism. In response to our decisive stance against “left unity” The People’s Revolutionary United Collective-Charlotte (PRUC) was formed. They were founded on May 24th , […]Read more "Fuck PRUC–People’s Revolutionary United Collective is not welcome!"
Our ideology, Maoism, was borne out of the struggle against revisionism. Anti-revisionism recognizes fundamentally that enemies can crop up within the revolutionary movement. If we negate this, or fail to uphold it, we cease to be Communists. The Collectives even when small must be sharply opposed to revisionism, and the trend of antirevisionism should only […]Read more "Postmodernism is bourgeois ideology and we support violence against it."