May Day 2017

May Day 2017 “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants” -Isaac Newton Today is International Worker’s Day, or May Day. On this day, the Leading Lights join with our comrades and fellow travelers around the world to honor the brave souls that came before us, leading humanity towards …

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First Worldist “left” hacks the 2016 US Presidential Election for Donald J. Trump

First Worldist “Left” hacks US presidential election for Donald J. Trump by Jacob Brown (llco.org) How the First Worldist “left” united with Obama-Clinton regime to bring Trump to power: With the current “#J20” US Inauguration Day protests against Donald J. Trump, a First Worldist pseudo-feminism is presenting itself as the protests’ main ideological engine, and …

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On the Occupy movements

On the Occupy movements (llco.org) Recently, protests have broken out in many parts of the United States. The biggest of these is the Occupy Wall Street protest. These protests have been getting media attention recently. There is much hype right now claiming that these events are the beginning of an American revolution. It is important …

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On May Day and Occupy in the USA

On May Day and Occupy in the USA (llco.org) On the first of May, many people celebrate International Workers’ Day or May Day. Even though the day has not always been widely celebrated in the United States, its origins trace back to labor struggles there. May Day commemorates the victims of the Haymarket Massacre in …

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On healthcare and barefoot doctors

On healthcare and barefoot doctors (llco.org, npr.org) The following is an mainstream, bourgeois article from National Public Radio on socialist China’s barefoot doctors. The barefoot doctors were part of socialist China’s alternative approach to medicine. The program sought to provide basic health care to the Chinese masses. Under previous regimes, the vast majority in China …

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First World Elections, First World Divisions

First World Elections, First World Divisions — Jacob Brown (llco.org) The Bourgeois First World’s absolute dominance of the world is in decline. Rising labor productivity in the Second World “BRICS” countries is decelerating imperial expansion into and penetration of the Third World. Despite the recent imperialist subversion and aggression against Third World countries across the …

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Americans, First Worlders waste food, Third Worlders starve

Americans, First Worlders waste food, Third Worlders starve (llco.org) Karl Marx described the proletariat as the dispossessed, as earning only enough to survive to the next day and having nothing to lose but its chains. However, this hardly describes the American, or the First World, working class. The First World working class doesn’t have chains …

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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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