Overturning Vulgar Third Worldism: A Practical Internationalist Approach to Revolution

Overturning Vulgar Third Worldism: A Practical Internationalist Approach to Revolution Medved Pobedy 23 June 2020 LLCO.org Contents IntroductionWhat Is “Vulgar” Third Worldism?The Roots of the Labor AristocracyThe Reactionary and Foolish Nature of the Labor AristocracyThe Many Contradictions of CapitalismConvergent and Divergent InterestsPrivilege, Propaganda, and False ConsciousnessThe Problems of Vulgar Third WorldismEstablishing an Effective Internationalist PracticeConclusionSources …

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International Workers’ Day 2020

International Workers’ Day 2020 1 May 2020LLCO.org It is a difficult time for the worker. On a day that we should be celebrating, organizing, and marching, many of us find ourselves feeling isolated from our comrades in the struggle. No doubt many planned May Day events and gatherings have unfortunately been canceled due to the …

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No to War on Iran!

No to War on Iran! 10 January 2020 LLCO.org On January 3, 2020, Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani and 9 others were killed in a U.S. airstrike at the Baghdad International Airport. Under the UN Charter, the assassination of Soleimani is illegal and in clear violation of international law. It is clear that the unilateral …

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“Peace” at Home on the Western Front, Exporting Terrorism Abroad: Social Antagonisms and the Contradictions of Capitalism

Left photo: 2016 video footage in the Syrian district of Aleppo, several months before liberation, of a group “moderate rebels” mocking a kidnapped 10-12 year old Palestinian boy moments before they beheaded him on camera. Right photo: members of the ultra-right Svoboda party holding a 2017 torch rally commemorating the anniversary of the Ukrainian offensive, led …

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International Worker’s Day 2019

Our Epoch On the 1st of May we celebrate International Worker’s Day. Leading Lights join in honoring workers around the world on this special, annual occasion. While it is a time to reflect on the victories of our predecessors, it is equally as important to honor their great sacrifices by looking towards the future and …

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Afghanistan, the Forgotten Proxy War

Featured image: Brzezinski visits Osama bin Laden and other Mujahideen fighters during training. Afghanistan, the Forgotten Proxy War Janelle Velina30 March 2019LLCO.org When it comes to war-torn Afghanistan and the role played by the United States and its NATO allies, what comes first to mind for most is the ‘War on Terror’ campaign launched in …

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Conspiracy Theory and Class Analysis: Imperialist Covert Operations in the Context of the Class Struggle

Image: Adolf Hitler meets with Thomas J. Watson, head of IBM and president of the International Chamber of Commerce, and other members of the ICC board in 1937 Conspiracy Theory and Class Analysis: Imperialist Covert Operations in the Context of the Class Struggle Medved Pobedy 17 Feb. 2019 LLCO.org “The bourgeoisie are the counter-revolution. They …

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