Introductory Study Guide

RYA put together this study guide on our Points of Unity as a way to centralize our education and introduce people to our political line. Established members of RYA are required to read all parts of this document before doing mass work, so they feel confident in presenting the organization’s politics to the masses. According to our Constitution, any member of RYA can propose changes to the Points of Unity to be voted on by the general membership.

 

*Read first — General Points of Unity: https://revolutionaryyouthalliance.wordpress.com/points-of-unity/

 

Anti-Capitalism

http://anticapitalismfaq.com/

 

Anti-Imperialism

1. https://jiminykrix.wordpress.com/2015/02/27/a-response-i-just-wrote-up-to-the-communism-has-always-failed-communism-killed-100-million-trope/

2. https://theimmortalscience.wordpress.com/2017/02/27/a-few-short-points-on-israel-and-the-political-ideology-of-zionism/

 

Anti-Oppression

1. https://jiminykrix.wordpress.com/2016/12/29/racist-gender-ableist-and-ageist-oppressions-make-up-the-great-majority-of-class-oppression/

2. https://jiminykrix.wordpress.com/2016/12/22/on-identity-reductionism-vs-experience-inclusive-revolutionary-theory/

 

Proletarian Feminism

1. http://moufawad-paul.blogspot.ca/2012/10/capitalism-is-still-womens-enemy.html

2. http://www.signalfire.org/2013/08/18/on-standards-of-feminist-conduct-cmlms/

 

Education

1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4tebFU9cxo (~11 minutes)

2. http://mer-rsm.ca/political-report-of-the-coordinating-committee-of-the-revolutionary-student-movement/  (A1-A19 and A40)

Bonus (optional):

(3.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLY9zxF3VoQ (~18 minutes)

 

Revolution

1. http://anticapitalismfaq.com/wealthispower.html

2. https://jiminykrix.wordpress.com/2016/05/15/the-more-effective-a-movement-is-at-overall-changing-the-world-for-the-better-the-more-violence-is-used-against-it-to-destroy-the-movement-and-reverse-whatever-changes-it-made/

 

The Mass Line*

*This is the most important section for new members to be familiar with before doing mass work. Before engaging with the masses it should be required that every member participate in a presentation on the mass line led by the Education Officer, in particular this one from Progressive Youth Organization – Kansas City: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1pgxqNHUKMGKYB1wJGf8U9cKF0aQ_tuMUXAbwPe3L1a8/mobilepresent?slide=id.p

1. http://mer-rsm.ca/the-mass-line-and-student-organizing/

2. http://www.massline.info/mlms/mlch04.htm

 

Bonus: Introductory resources on Marxism-Leninism-Maoism

1. https://jiminykrix.wordpress.com/2016/09/14/what-maoism-has-to-offer-the-world-and-why-so-many-former-non-communists-think-its-dope/

2. https://jiminykrix.wordpress.com/2016/09/14/how-to-learn-everything-a-communist-ought-to-know-from-the-beginning/