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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On Leading Light Communism and Religion

  On Leading Light Communism and Religion By Comrade Rizal Roja Across the globe, religious extremism poses a serious threat to the revolutionary cause. In many third world countries, terrorist mercenary groups, motivated by supposed “religious purity,” are funded and armed by the United States, and other Imperialist countries. These extremists are terrorizing secularists, political …

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Bangladesh is in chains, literally

Bangladesh is in chains, literally (llco.org) In his Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx wrote that the proletariat had nothing to lose but their chains. Marx was speaking figuratively. By the time Marx wrote, Europe had mostly abolished slavery, at least officially. Marx was speaking to the wage slavery of the free laborer, who nonetheless suffered intense …

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Bangladesh: the holocaust in our water

Bangladesh: the holocaust in our water (llco.org) Water is one of the most basic things required for life. Seventy-one percent of the Earth’s surface is water. By weight, the average human body is about 65 percent water. Water brings life to animals, forests, crops, lands. Even though 97 percent of people in Bangladesh have access …

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On the electoral crisis in Bangladesh

On the electoral crisis in Bangladesh (llco.org) Bangladesh is in the middle of a political crisis. Recently the Awami League (AL) regime deployed the army to several election precincts under the pretense of preventing violence during the elections. In response, the main opposition, the Bangladeshi Nationalist Party (BNP) and BNP’s ally Jamaat-e-Islami  (JI) boycotted the …

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Bangla Zone: Our lives are our own, our future is our own

Bangla Zone: Our lives are our own, our future is our own  (llco.org) In Bangladesh, feudalism, capitalism, and imperialism all merge into one tyrannical, barbaric system. What exists in Bangladesh is an amalgam of modern and feudal exploitation and control. Global corporations, the neoliberal, comprador state, the network of globalist NGOs and charities all work …

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The Beast of Corruption in Bangladesh

The Beast of Corruption in Bangladesh (llco.org) The beast of corruption feeds on our land. It grows fatter and fatter. In the early 2000s, Bangladesh was ranked the most corrupt state in the entire world five times. Today, Bangladesh continues to be ranked one of the most corrupt countries in the world. Sixty-six percent of …

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Extremists pervert religion, burn Muslims alive

Extremists pervert religion, burn Muslims alive (llco.org) “We willed to compensate those who were oppressed on earth, and to turn them into leaders, and make them the inheritors.” [Quran 28:5] There is a growing movement of hypocrites in our land. They pervert religion in order to attack the people. Even the Quran echoes the revolutionary …

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