On the Misrepresentation of Line Struggle

One of the worst aspects of the New Communist Movement was its tendency to get bogged down in unprincipled polemics that spent more time attempting to win on the level of rhetoric than achieve substantial organizational gains. For years the Maoist movement in Canada has avoided this distraction, using polemics to draw clear lines rather than disguise arrogance and doubling-down as principled line struggle. Unfortunately, the faction that split from the PCR-RCP in early 2017 with their document “We Are The Continuators” (henceforth this faction will be called “the Continuators”) has thrown itself back into the swamp of unprincipled polemics, using bombastic accusations to misrepresent the line struggle that led to their split, and are now repeating the worst excesses of the New Communist Movement…

The following document is our most thorough response to the Continuators clique:

On the Misrepresentation of Line Struggle