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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Comments on Agriculture and Food in Crisis

Comments on Agriculture and Food in Crisis (2010, Monthly Review Press) ed. by Fred Magdoff and Brian Tokar. (llco.org) In the period between 2006 and 2008, a world food crisis emerged. Agriculture and Food in Crisis (2010, Monthly Review Press) is an anthology of articles describing the causes and effects of this crisis. The collection …

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Our General Line on the Environment

Our General Line on the Environment (llco.org) Capitalism, in its quest for profits, has led us to a point where there are several global environmental catastrophes on the horizon: global warming, dead zones in the oceans, mass extinctions, etc. Capitalism is the problem, not the solution to environmental problems. Capitalism is pushing the planet’s ecosystem …

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Will First Worlders benefit from socialism?

Will First Worlders benefit from socialism? (llco.org) “Dear Leading Light, Will First Worlders benefit at all from socialism?” Thank you for writing. Socialism will lead to a lower-material standard of living for First World peoples. First World peoples earn many times more than the value of their labor. They earn many times more than an …

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Water and imperialism

Water and imperialism* (llco.org) Water is essential, in various ways, to all human activity. Water is something that humans, literally, cannot do without. Every human needs water in order live and to have a good life. Societies need water for the survival of their populations. Usable water, as a resource, is finite and distributed unevenly …

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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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Walk This Road This Us (Video)

Walk This Road With Us (llco.org) Marx and beyond Karl Marx wrote the Communist Manifesto in 1848, a book recently described as “one of the most dangerous ever written” in the mainstream press. As Marx pointed out in that very book, the bourgeoisie trembles in fear in the face of communism. They are still trembling …

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Our Day Is Coming (Video)

Our Day is Coming (llco.org) The world cries out in pain. Two futures, two roads are before us: communism or barbarism, the Leading Light or endless night. There is a choice to be made. We must transform ourselves for revolution. Do away with pettiness, greed, ego, smallness of mind. We must think beyond ourselves. An …

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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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