May Day 2017

May Day 2017 “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants” -Isaac Newton Today is International Worker’s Day, or May Day. On this day, the Leading Lights join with our comrades and fellow travelers around the world to honor the brave souls that came before us, leading humanity towards …

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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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Reparations demanded for eco-destruction of Africa

Reparations demanded for eco-destruction of Africa (llco.org) At a forum in Burkina Faso’s capitol Ouagadougou, African Union officials have demanded billions of dollars in compensation from the countries of the First World. The AU officials demand reparations for the damage done to their continent by climate change, pollution, and ecological disasters caused by the First …

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Africa in crisis

Africa in crisis.. hundreds of millions lack access to water, suffer from “sick water,” and food shortages (llco.org)  Africa, especially West and Central Africa, is in crisis. According to a recent UNICEF report, more than 155 million, roughly 40 percent of the population in West and Central Africa, lack access to potable water. This region …

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