John Charles Wilson is an author, political activist, religious leader, and transit historian living and working in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

His autobiography, The Conscience of a Communist , is available through the Portfolio page of this website. Comrade Wilson is currently running for Mayor of Minneapolis, and is the local affiliate of MindFreedom International, which opposes the abuse of psychiatry and the power of the pharmaceutical industry in supporting it. He was a political prisoner in the mental “health” system from 1983 to 1987.

Comrade Wilson founded the Lauraist religion in 1982, pursuant to visions he saw starting in May of that year, in which Laura Ingalls Wilder revealed Herself to be God.

He also is a lifelong transit fanatic and historian, starting when he was a small child collecting bus schedules as a hobby.