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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Most Americans support torture

Most Americans support torture (llco.org) In the United States, the Senate Intelligence Committee has released a scathing report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA) use of torture. The 500 page report is a summary of a larger, still-classified 6,000 page study on the CIA’s interrogation methods and treatment of prisoners accused of terrorism. The use …

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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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Extremist barbarism kills bloggers

Extremist barbarism kills bloggers (llco.org) An Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy was hacked to death on February 26, 2015. He ran the Mukto-Mona (Free-mind) blog site, which championed secular, humanist values. He had received many death threats before he was killed. He was hacked to death for speaking his mind. Those who murdered him are trying to …

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Interview on gender, sex, life

Interview with Leading Light on gender, sex, life (llco.org) So many people claiming to be Marxist are really just liberal. You are one of the only voices, maybe the only voice, really challenging bourgeois, liberal feminism from the left. Let me ask you: What is probably the biggest, single misunderstanding about gender among activists today? …

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