The DPRK, Nuclear Weapons, and ‘Morality’

The DPRK, Nuclear Weapons, and ‘Morality’ Janelle Velina26 April 2021LLCO.org Objective, material reality can be measured. In accordance with that, beliefs about the nature of novel viruses[1] or beliefs about our Solar System evolve over time and are subject to change; and it is because of ongoing observations, measurements, and advances in science.[2] In contrast to that, …

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Neo-Malthusianism: Anti-Humanism, Misanthropy, and the Crisis of Capitalism

The American Eugenics Society’s flashlight exhibit at the 1926 Fitter Families Contest, emphasizing the “overpopulation” of “defectives” in the American gene pool. Neo-Malthusianism: Anti-Humanism, Misanthropy, and the Crisis of Capitalism Janelle Velina24 November 2020LLCO.org Neo-Malthusianism is the notion that the world needs to be drastically depopulated and that “humans are a cancerous tumor eating up …

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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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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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International Law and its Place in ‘Late-Stage’ Capitalism

International Law and its Place in ‘Late-Stage’ Capitalism By Janelle Velina (llco.org) Toronto-based international criminal lawyer and long-time critic of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Christopher Black, recently published a paper titled, “Marx and International Law – A Perspective,” which is now available online on his blog. The paper provides insights on global capital, discussing how …

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