MIM: Review of the “Black Book of Communism”

MIM: Review of the “Black Book of Communism” (llco.org) [Before MIM’s crackpot degeneration and despite their errors, MIM made some outstanding contributions to the proletarian struggle.] The Black Book of Communism (Harvard University Press) is the bible of the anti-communist movement. The book is often cited as an academic work proving the barbarism of communism. …

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The Loss of Our Dignity

The Loss of Our Dignity A Poem by Comrade Kwame Ato Aseidu (llco.org) O people of Africa… How long will your torpor and lethargy last? You were once the lords of the whole earth, The world was at your beck and call. How is it that your glory has lapsed And you have fallen from …

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It’s still important to oppose book worship

It’s still important to oppose book worship (llco.org) Mao criticized and mocked those who had a metaphysical, dogmatic approach to books and knowledge: “Whatever is written in a book is right — such is still the mentality of culturally backward Chinese peasants. Strangely enough, within the Communist Party there are also people who always say …

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Points on First World incarceration, obligation, and leadership

Points on First World incarceration, obligation, and leadership (llco.org) Recently, a leading comrade of ours was incarcerated by the reactionary state for a significant amount of time. Incarceration of revolutionary leadership by the reactionaries is a risk that all revolutionary movements face. Because of this, revolutionary movements should prepare for this unfortunate possibility. Here are …

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Solving the Gordian Knot

Solving the Gordian Knot, instruction on method and decisiveness (llco.org) According to legend, in the city of Telmissus, there was a massive knot looped again and again around the front of an oxcart. Rope over rope, the knot endlessly turned in on itself. It was said that the person who was able to untie the …

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On gender

On gender (llco.org) A big part of communism is the elimination of gender oppression. Women have been stomped on and trampled on by men for tens of thousands of years. In much of the world, women are treated as property. It is time to turn the tables. It’s time for total revolution. However, we have …

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Who and What are Trotsky-cons?

Who and What are Trotsky-cons? (llco.org) The term “Trotsky-con” has become part of the lexicon of populist paranoia in the First World. Despite its currency with red-baiters and anti-Semites, especially during the years of the Bush administration, the term does correctly refer to the  link between Trotskyism and a certain group of policy thinkers within …

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