Questions on Marx

Questions on Marx (llco.org) 1. How important is Karl Marx today? Karl Marx is one of the greatest revolutionary thinkers of all time. He was the first in a chain of modern revolutionary scientists. Marx was one of the first to begin applying science, or science in a more modern, rigorous form, to the problem …

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Turning Money into Rebellion edited by Gabriel Kuhn reviewed part 2

Turning Money into Rebellion edited by Gabriel Kuhn reviewed part 2 (llco.org) Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark’s Revolutionary Bank Robbers (Kreplebedab, 2014) is a great book every anti-imperialist and revolutionary in the First World should read. The book tells the story and thinking of the so-called Danish “Blekingegade Group,” the Mao-friendly …

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Reprint: Interview with Madhusree Mukerjee

Reprint: Interview with Madhusree Mukerjee, author of Churchill’s Secret War (llco.org) Harper’s recently published an interview with Madhusree Mukerjee, author of Churchill’s Secret War. The book’s topic is the Bengal famine of 1943. Bourgeois historians condemn Stalin for the Soviet famine of 1932 to 1933. They condemn Mao for the problems of the Great Leap. …

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Interview: Origins

Origins (llco.org) Recently, we received questions about the origin of Leading Light Communist Organization (LLCO). Usually, we have been secretive about our origins, but we decided to open up a bit on these questions. So, I gave an interview. What is reveled here is a very abbreviated version of our history in North America. This …

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Life, Latin America, Maoism

Life, Latin America, Maoism (llco.org) 1. In the previous interview, you described the history of the formation of Leading Light, or at least the North American branch. Can you go back a bit further? How were you first introduced to politics? As far back as I can remember, I had a strong sense of justice. …

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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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Questions about Maoism and Leading Light Communism

Questions about Maoism and Leading Light Communism (llco.org) We recently received some questions about the relationship of Leading Light Communism to Maoism. 1. LLCO’s concept of the Third World is the same of chairman Mao? No. The Leading Light’s “Global Class Analysis” is totally different from Mao’s “Theory of Three Worlds.” Let’s look at the …

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Out of the shadows into the sun

Out of the shadows into the sun An interview (llco.org) 1. Thank you for agreeing to answer a few questions. We admire your work very much. We admire all the Leading Lights. Leading Light Communist Organization is the only organization that is bringing forward new ideas to make revolution in the real world. It is …

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MUST READ: Tasks, deviations, corrections, an interview

MUST READ: Tasks, deviations, corrections. (llco.org) 1. Presently, what stage of struggle is Leading Light at? In terms of high science, we can declare absolute victory over all competitors. There are no more real two-line struggles with dogmatic relics. All ideological competitors are dead at the level of high science. There is no more real …

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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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