The Boycott Develops the People’s Tendency Against The Elections and Serves the People’s War – PCP May 1990

Red Guards Kansas City is reprinting this piece from the Communist Party of Peru. Far from being outdated, this document is more important than ever in light of the nationwide election boycott being held by every Red Guards Collective. We encourage our supporters to read this piece to better understand a Marxist-Leninist-Maoist, principally Maoist position surrounding elections.

– Red Guards Kansas City

Once more the “defeat of terrorism” is preached to the four corners of the world: from the genocidal demagogue Garcia Perez, to the various self-proclaimed and well paid “senderologists”; and from the political parties of reaction and their flunkies, to the bloody police forces; from the muddled and desperate presidential candidates, to well-maintained hacks of all sorts; in unison, as should be expected, all shout at the top of their lungs the purported and worn out ” defeat of Sendero,” so they, in defense of Peruvian reaction and especially of the big bourgeoisie, of social-imperialism and of imperialism, mainly Yankee can create counterrevolutionary public opinion for the benefit of the Old State and the armed forces’ counterinsurgency plans.

Once more their cruel black dream of forever crushing the people and annihilating the People’s War sets in motion the fraud of the “defeat of Sendero, “which will materialize, they claim without proof, as ghosts labeled “strategic failure,” or “the first and foremost loser,” and “split and surrender” of Sendero. As their notorious wishful thinking prays, the Peoples’ War “got into the swamp” in 1989, the elections would show the great defeat of the boycott, and the Party would split, and the fighters of the People’s Army of Liberation would surrender. Let’s begin with the so-called “strategic failure” due to “Sendero’s falling into a swamp in 1989.” Nothing better than starting from the Report on “Great Fulfillment of the Pilot Plan!”, presented to the Central committee in June of last year [1989], one of whose parts we transcribe below: Continue reading “The Boycott Develops the People’s Tendency Against The Elections and Serves the People’s War – PCP May 1990”