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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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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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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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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