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I write articles on war. I have spent the last ten years studying revolution and rebellion cause I find it interesting and it pays. So imagine my surprise this weekend, when I saw a straight-up Communist Rebellion break out on the streets of the USA.
People in the media, on Ricochet, and my friends on Facebook just think this more of the same that we have seen in recent years. No, that was Stage 1. We are at the beginning of Stage 2. What Stages am I talking about?
First, let’s talk a little about Che Guevera. After the Cuban Revolution, he realized three things.
- Popular Forces can win against a regular army if properly led.
- The Revolution does not have to wait for favorable social and political conditions, the insurrection itself can create these conditions.
- The Countryside is the main battleground in underdeveloped Latin America.
All these Antifa guys wearing Che shirts; does it occur to anyone that they might be reading his books as well?
The US is not Latin America. The countryside is not the main battleground, it’s the cities.
Now we get to the three stages.
Stage 1. A defensive stage, where revolutionary cadres establish themselves in sanctuaries (universities) and begin popular resistance. I have no doubt there are hundreds of safe houses littered across American cities, not all of them known, where stockpiles of pre-positioned materials are set.
Stage 2. An equilibrium stage, where the guerrillas move amongst the people, increase their strength, and destroy government support and morale. This is where we are now.
Stage 3. A popular offensive stage, where the guerillas, acting as the vanguard, will lead the entire people in overthrowing the government and consolidating their power.
This is organized action by Antifa, an honest-to-goodness Communist front who has been preparing for something like this for years now. Berkeley, Oakland, Portland. Those were practice runs. They were testing police response in preparation for a large series of planned riots.
The Wuhan Flu has prepared the stage for this action in a way that Antifa could never dream. Tens of millions of people unemployed and cooped up for months. The perfect ingredients to encourage large scale rioting. I have no doubt that they dusted off operational plans and the leadership cadre set things in motion probably a few weeks into the virus.
Antifa is following the work of men such as Carlos Marighela, Douglas Bravo, and Abraham Guillen. They are Latin American revolutionaries from the 1960s and 1970s who took Che’s ideas and applied them to the then-new modern city environments.
It is in American cities where large groups of discontented people can be found. Workers, students, and the unemployed. Right now there are tens of millions for Antifa to go with.
They consider this a political-military struggle.
There are now Antifa cells that serve as revolutionary cadres.
They are out in the streets pre-planning and staging material for the riots at this very moment. Those pallets of bricks and water scattered about.
The actions they are to take will include assassination, kidnapping, sabotage, attacks on police stations (already happening), propaganda, and agitation through all media. They are currently working through some organizations for protest demonstrations, strikes (hard to do with everything shut down), civil disobedience, and what Antifa excels at, rioting.
All of these things are planned to have political effects. They are trying to undermine the faith in government by proving how inadequate and incompetent they are (lucky for them most of the places they are doing this to are run by Democrats). Urban guerilla warfare is designed to increase social disintegration.
They are trying to force the government to overreact and then crackdown, so they can get more recruits, more supporters, and more money.
That’s the goal of the riots. Antifa does not think this will work out in undermining the government; they think they can use this to recruit more people to their side. This is the start of a years-long struggle, one that has been going on since the Obama administration. They are the Vanguard for a true revolution that will strike down capitalism and lead to their new world vision for the USA.
I have no doubt their leadership cadre has been trained and is actively getting support from Russia and China. It’s not Twitter farms stirring up trouble. What do you think those Chinese Cultural Centres on University Campuses are just there to steal your secrets? They have been used to target people who would be interested in being Marxist guerillas, and many of them have flown to China on “cultural visits” where they have been given training in tradecraft and information operations in preparation for the rebellion.
I am not saying that the Chinese ordered this into active operation. That some sort of “Climb Mount Nitaka” order was given. But the idea that they and Russia are not training and supplying Antifa seems ridiculous.
So, this is the big one. I can’t believe it’s actually happening. That someone would actually try it in the continental US. But it’s happening and people need to be aware.
Certainly law enforcement seems to be getting the message. I don’t expect Antifa to succeed. I expect this to be crushed in a few months’ time. But we need to start changing the narrative because it’s the wrong one. Antifa is trying for a Communist Revolution in the streets of America.Published in