International Workers’ Day 2021

Opportunities and Challanges This International Workers’ Day, the Leading Light Communist Organization offers a message of unity and solidarity to all like minded individuals and parties around the world. As we have stated over the course of the last year, we are living through a historic time with unusually high stakes. The next few years …

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Reflecting on a Difficult Year

A Difficult but Successful Year The year 2020 has been painful and heartbreaking for many of us. Without exaggeration, this was one of the most difficult years I have served the LLCO as its Director-General. Many of our comrades have been negatively impacted in some way by the events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, whether it …

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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 Last updated 14 August 2020 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 …

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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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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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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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Bangladesh is in chains, literally

Bangladesh is in chains, literally (llco.org) In his Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx wrote that the proletariat had nothing to lose but their chains. Marx was speaking figuratively. By the time Marx wrote, Europe had mostly abolished slavery, at least officially. Marx was speaking to the wage slavery of the free laborer, who nonetheless suffered intense …

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