Combat Bourgeois Culture by Building New Culture

Combat Bourgeois Culture by Building New Culture Medved Pobedy 27 July 2017 …[W]e can only regard as achieved what has become part and parcel of our culture, of our social life, our habits… – V.I. Lenin, 1923 [1] Bourgeois Culture The entrenchment of capitalist hegemony throughout the world has led to the development of a …

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Revisionism of the Cowardly Lion in the First World

Revisionism of the Cowardly Lion in the First World (llco.org) Do Nothingism is one of the biggest forms of revisionism. It is especially prevalent in the First World. Many people recognize that the system is a horror, yet they choose inactivity, surrender. A choice is made not to aid the struggle, not even at arm’s …

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Two questions on exploitation and sociological mobility

Two questions on exploitation and sociological mobility (llco.org) Someone recently asked: “I have two questions . I am honestly not trying to be flippant or provocative. 1. Does Leading Light theory ignore the possibility that First World workers are able to recognize the general trend of global capitalism, which will end up impoverishing all workers? …

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On the inverse cripples

On the inverse cripples (llco.org) Through Zarathustra’s remarks on the inverse cripples, Friedrich Nietzsche is criticizing modern intellectuals who are revered as geniuses: “[F]or there are human beings who lack everything, except one thing of which they have too much — human beings who are nothing but a big eye or a big mouth or …

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Less work for the same pay

Less work for the same pay (llco.org) An experiment is afoot in First World, in social-democratic Sweden: less work, same pay: “Gothenburg, Sweden’s second largest city, will begin its experiment with six-hour working days this summer, hopefully proving that the shorter work hours can make up for what they lose in time with more efficient …

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“Third Worldism,” epistemology, art, socialism

“Third Worldism,” epistemology, art, socialism (llco.org) 1. It is always an honor to speak with you. Many people identify you as a “Third Worldist,” one term that is floating around is “Maoist.” Do you apply these to yourself? Do we uphold a revolutionary theory and practice that emphasizes the poorest people, those who suffer the …

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Understanding the Islamic State, ISIS, Al Qaeda in Iraq

Understanding the Islamic State, ISIS, Al Qaeda in Iraq (llco.org) The Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (Al Qaeda in Iraq, Islamic State in Iraq, ISIS or ISIL, the Islamic State) has gone through numerous incarnations. In the past, it was known as “Al Qaeda in Iraq.” And today, its leader, previously known as “Abu Bakr …

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