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In Defense of Revolutionary Violence

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And that's where the caution comes in. For any revolution to serve all of the people, forces at both ends of the political spectrum must recognize their shared common ground. The short-list articulated above makes that point quite clearly. Trump's supporters have far more in common with Black Lives Matter advocates than they do with their cult leader.

Rather than echoing the official chorus uncritically denouncing undifferentiated "violence," forces on both the left and right need to think more critically about the topic. We need to unify against our common enemy and threaten our oppressors with consequences for their treasonous misrepresentation.

We've got to keep them under their desks.

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Mike Rivage-Seul is a liberation theologian and former Roman Catholic priest. Retired in 2014, he taught at Berea College in Kentucky for 40 years where he directed Berea's Peace and Social Justice Studies Program. His latest book is (more...)
 

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