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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Two Roads Defeated in the Cultural Revolution (Part 1 of 3): young generals and mass movements

Two Roads Defeated in the Cultural Revolution (Part 1 of 3): young generals and mass movements by Prairie Fire (llco.org) “Is, however, such a ‘terrible accomplishment’ not the elementary gesture of every true revolutionary? Why revolution at all, if we do not think that “the customary order of things should never be restored?” What Mao …

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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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Trotskyist “Permanent Revolution” is Counter-revolution

Trotskyist “Permanent Revolution” is Counter-revolution –Jacob Brown (llco.org) Trotskyism in its various forms has outlasted most other revisionist lines of the same time period, going on 80 years since Leon Trotsky’s demise. The reasons for Trotskyisms persistence has very little to do with the successes of Trotskyist practice. Trotskyism’s persistence today has more to do …

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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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