(I hate to keep reposting their stuff, but they have had extensive coverage of this news item.)
FBI Raid & the Antiwar Movement: Turning Attack Around
by Mike Ely
Several people have responded to the FBI raids by citing Mao:
“To be attacked by the enemy is not a bad thing but a good thing.”
Is this true (in this context, at this moment)? I suspect not.
Look at Mao’s remarks in context:
“It is good if we are attacked by the enemy, since it proves that we have drawn a clear line of demarcation between the enemy and ourselves. It is still better if the enemy attacks us wildly and paints us as utterly black and without a single virtue; it demonstrates that we have not only drawn a clear line of demarcation between the enemy and ourselves but achieved a great deal in our work. “
Note the last part. It is true (in Mao’s stage of his actual armed struggle) that:
“…we have not only drawn a clear line of demarcation between the enemy and ourselves but achieved a great deal in our work. “
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Hi everybody, it’s been a crazy morning here. Wouldn’t ya know that the FBI decided to stop into town, and brought the SWAT team with them. They’ve been kicking down a few doors around the city, and around the country including
PLEASE ORGANIZE ANY ACTIONS IN YOUR CITY THAT YOU CAN TO CONDEMN THESE INJUSTICES.
These raids are just an ongoing policy of criminalizing dissent against anyone who is willing to resist this government of occupation. We have seen these types of acts before. In
In love and solidarity,
Grace Kelley UMN SDS .