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Leading Light Communism Study Guide

THE BASICS – WHAT IS COMMUNISM? WHAT IS LEADING LIGHT?

“What is Socialism? What is Communism?”

http://llco.org/what-is/socialism-what-is-communism

What is the Leading Light (and other frequently asked questions)?

http://llco.org/faq

Questions about Maoism and Leading Light Communism

http://llco.org/questions-about-maoism-and-leading-light-communism/

Out of the shadows, into the sun

http://llco.org/out-of-the-shadows-into-the-sun/

BEING A LEADING LIGHT

8 Instructions to lone comrades

http://llco.org/8-instructions-to-lone-comrades/

Questions about Practice in the First World

http://llco.org/questions-about-practice-in-the-first-world/

Twelve Principles of Leading Light Communist leadership

http://llco.org/twelve-principles-of-leading-light-communist-leadership/

It’s still important to oppose book worship

http://llco.org/its-still-important-to-oppose-book-worship/

Points on First World incarceration, obligation, and leadership

http://llco.org/points-on-first-world-incarceration-obligation-and-leadership/

Solving the Gordion Knot, instruction on method and decisiveness

http://llco.org/solving-the-gordian-knot

Tasks, deviations, corrections, an interview with Leading Light Commander Prairie Fire

http://llco.org/must-read-tasks-deviations-corrections-an-interview-with-leading-light-commander-prairie-fire/

ECOLOGY

Our General Line on the Environment

http://llco.org/our-general-line-on-the-environment/

Water and imperialism

http://llco.org/water-and-imperialism/

Global Warming threatens to push 100 million people into extreme poverty

http://llco.org/global-warming-threatens-to-push-100-million-people-into-extreme-poverty/

Reparations demanded for eco-destruction of Africa

http://llco.org/reparations-demanded-for-eco-destruction-of-africa/

GENDER

Soviet Women, Traditionalism, Revisionism

http://llco.org/soviet-women-traditionalism-revisionism/

On patriarchy, coconuts, and feminism

http://llco.org/on-patriarchy-coconuts-and-feminism/

On gender, a speech

http://llco.org/on-gender/

ON REVISIONISM

What is revisionism?

http://llco.org/what-is-revisionism/

Who and What are Trotsky-cons?

http://llco.org/who-and-what-are-trotsky-cons/

On counter-revolution: Just pointing to revisionists is not enough

http://llco.org/on-counter-revolution-just-pointing-to-revisionists-is-not-enough/

Revisionism of the Cowardly Lion in the First World

http://llco.org/revisionism-of-the-cowardly-lion-in-the-first-world/

Do Nothingism is counter-revolutionary

http://llco.org/do-nothingism-is-counter-revolutionary/

RESISTANCE, PEOPLE’S WAR, REVOLUTION

Notes on Protest and People’s War

http://llco.org/notes-on-protest-and-peoples-war/

Revolution in the Third World; Resistance in the First World

http://llco.org/revolution-in-the-third-world-resistance-in-the-first-world/

Is people’s war universal?

http://llco.org/is-peoples-war-universal/

Excerpt from Malcolm Caldwell on wealth and people’s war

http://llco.org/excerpt-from-malcolm-caldwell-on-wealth-and-peoples-war/

IMPERIALISM

Review of Walter Rodney’s How Europe Underdeveloped Africa (Parts 1-3)

http://llco.org/review-of-walter-rodneys-how-europe-underdeveloped-africa-part-13/

http://llco.org/review-of-walter-rodneys-how-europe-underdeveloped-africa-part-23/

http://llco.org/review-of-walter-rodneys-how-europe-underdeveloped-africa-part-33/

Book review of Teresa Hayter’s The Creation of World Poverty (Parts 1 & 2)

http://llco.org/book-review-part-1-of-2-of-teresa-hayters-the-creation-of-world-poverty/

http://llco.org/book-review-part-2-of-2-of-teresa-hayters-the-creation-of-world-poverty/

First Worldism in the imperialist countries is Social Fascism

http://llco.org/first-worldism-in-the-imperialist-countries-is-social-fascism/

On the recent criticisms of northern Korea’s atomic tests http://llco.org/on-the-recent-criticisms-of-northern-koreas-atomic-tests/

Comments on the evolution of empire

http://llco.org/comments-on-the-evolution-of-empire/

REVOLUTIONARY HISTORY

General History

Summations, questions, answers: a short lesson on revolutionary history

http://llco.org/summations-questions-answers/

Hitler’s Beneficiaries (2005) by Gotz Aly reviewed by Prairie Fire

http://llco.org/hitlers-beneficiaries-2005-by-gotz-aly/

Book review: The Cleanest Race (2010) by B. R. Myers

http://llco.org/book-review-the-cleanest-race-2010-by-b-r-myers/

Notes on today’s Maoists who uphold Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge

http://llco.org/notes-on-todays-maoists-who-uphold-pol-pot-and-the-khmer-rouge/

Bolshevik Revolution and the Soviet Union

The Anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution

http://llco.org/the-anniversary-of-the-bolshevik-revolution/

Molotov, MIM, Dogma, and Stalin’s support for Israel

http://llco.org/molotov-mim-dogma-and-stalins-support-for-israel/

Documents show Stalin went to great lengths to stop Hitler

http://llco.org/documents-show-stalin-went-to-great-lengths-to-stop-hitler/

Thoughts on Stalin

http://llco.org/thoughts-on-stalin/

Chinese Revolution

Beginning talking points on the Cultural Revolution era

http://llco.org/beginning-talking-points-on-the-cultural-revolution-era/

Early GPCR, the rise of New Power and new ideology (Parts 1-8)

http://llco.org/early-gpcr-the-rise-of-new-power-and-ideology-part-1

http://llco.org/early-gpcr-the-rise-of-new-power-and-new-ideology-part-2/

http://llco.org/early-gpcr-the-rise-of-new-power-and-new-ideology-part-3/

http://llco.org/early-gpcr-the-rise-of-new-power-and-new-ideology-part-4/

http://llco.org/early-gpcr-the-rise-of-new-power-and-new-ideology-part-5/

http://llco.org/early-gpcr-the-rise-of-new-power-and-new-ideology-part-6/

http://llco.org/early-gpcr-the-rise-of-new-power-and-new-ideology-part-7/

http://llco.org/early-gpcr-the-rise-of-new-power-and-new-ideology-part-8/

Was Lin Biao guilty of plotting a coup?

http://llco.org/was-lin-biao-guilty-of-plotting-a-coup/

Lin Biao as barometer

http://llco.org/lin-biao-as-barometer/

Some notes on lines within the Chinese Communist Party in the Maoist period

http://llco.org/lines-within-the-chinese-communist-party-in-the-maoist-period/

A tale of two communes

http://llco.org/a-tale-of-two-communes/

On healthcare and barefoot doctors

http://llco.org/on-healthcare-and-barefoot-doctors/

A Leading Light Communist Review of Mobo Gao, The Battle for China’s Past: Mao and the Cultural Revolution

http://llco.org/review-of-mobo-gao-the-battle-for-chinas-past/

Dissent, Science, and a healthy world (Parts 1 & 2)

http://llco.org/dissent-science-and-a-healthy-world/

http://llco.org/dissent-science-and-a-healthy-world2/

NEW POWER OF THE PROLETARIAT

New world, new challenges, new science

http://llco.org/new-world-new-challenges-new-science/

Which side are you on?

http://llco.org/which-side-are-you-on

Old Power, New Power, Reform versus Revolution

http://llco.org/old-power-new-power-reform-versus-revolution/

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Equality and Global Alignments

http://llco.org/equality-and-global-alignments/

A letter from a reader: Do all Americans live like Bill Gates?

http://llco.org/a-letter-from-a-reader-do-all-americans-live-like-bill-gates/

Oxfam’s lie that richest 85 people as “wealthy” as the bottom 3.5 billion

http://llco.org/oxfams-lie-that-top-85-are-as-wealthy-as-the-bottom-3-5-billion/

Dear Leading Light Communist.. are First World “workers” more productive?

http://llco.org/are-first-world-workers-more-productive/

Global Inequality Versus Socialist Equality

http://llco.org/global-inequality-versus-socialist-equality/

Review of André Gunder Frank’s Lumpenbourgeoisie: Lumpendevelopment

http://llco.org/lumpenbourgeoisie-lumpendevelopment/

What about wealth? What about debt in the First World?

http://llco.org/what-about-wealth-what-about-debt-in-the-first-world/

The Slum within the Global Countryside: Reflections inspired by Mike Davis’ Planet of Slums

http://llco.org/the-slum-within-the-global-countryside/

Book review of Malcolm Caldwell’s The Wealth of Some Nations

http://llco.org/book-review-of-malcolm-caldwells-the-wealth-of-some-nations/

SCIENCE, EPISTEMOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY

Third Worldism,” epistemology, art, socialism

http://llco.org/third-worldism-epistemology-art-socialism/

Plato’s cave, First and Third World, science and epistemology

http://llco.org/platos-cave/

Comments on First Worldism and Popper’s challenge

http://llco.org/first-worldism-and-poppers-challenge/

Sailing the seas depends on a helmsman

http://llco.org/sailing-the-seas-depends-on-a-helmsman/

On the inverse cripples

http://llco.org/on-the-inverse-cripples/

Questions on Marx

http://llco.org/questions-on-marx/

Revolutionary Science in command, not identity politics

http://llco.org/revolutionary-science-in-command-not-identity-politics/

 

Leading Light Magazine

What is LLCO?  What are the fundamentals of Leading Light Communism?  This periodically released series of free PDF downloads goes through these questions and others.

ll1Leading Light 1:  The General Line

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Leading Light 2:  Science In Command

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Leading Light 3:  Orientation

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Leading Light 4:  Revolutionary History

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Leading Light 5:  Practice

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 Forward!

Forward!, a free downloadable booklet, breaks down the basics of Leading Light Communism. Forward! is an introductory text. This is the starting point for all new cadre and supporters.

This booklet answers many of the most frequently asked questions. All new cadre and supporters should familiarize themselves with these answers. These answers are the beginning of knowledge, not the end. Keep advancing. Prove yourself. Follow the Leading Light all the way. Be the Leading Light.

Print this, study this, and pass it on! Enjoy!