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Leading Light Communism Study Guide

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

“What is Socialism? What is Communism?”

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

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

https://llco.org/faq

Questions about Maoism and Leading Light Communism

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

Out of the shadows, into the sun

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

BEING A LEADING LIGHT

8 Instructions to lone comrades

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

Questions about Practice in the First World

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

Twelve Principles of Leading Light Communist leadership

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

It’s still important to oppose book worship

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

Points on First World incarceration, obligation, and leadership

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

Solving the Gordion Knot, instruction on method and decisiveness

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

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

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

ECOLOGY

Our General Line on the Environment

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

Water and imperialism

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

Global Warming threatens to push 100 million people into extreme poverty

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

Reparations demanded for eco-destruction of Africa

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

GENDER

Soviet Women, Traditionalism, Revisionism

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

On patriarchy, coconuts, and feminism

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

On gender, a speech

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

ON REVISIONISM

What is revisionism?

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

Who and What are Trotsky-cons?

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

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

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

Revisionism of the Cowardly Lion in the First World

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

Do Nothingism is counter-revolutionary

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

RESISTANCE, PEOPLE’S WAR, REVOLUTION

Notes on Protest and People’s War

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

Revolution in the Third World; Resistance in the First World

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

Is people’s war universal?

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

Excerpt from Malcolm Caldwell on wealth and people’s war

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

IMPERIALISM

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

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

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

https://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)

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

https://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

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

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

Comments on the evolution of empire

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

REVOLUTIONARY HISTORY

General History

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

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

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

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

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

https://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

https://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

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

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

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

Documents show Stalin went to great lengths to stop Hitler

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

Thoughts on Stalin

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

Chinese Revolution

Beginning talking points on the Cultural Revolution era

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Was Lin Biao guilty of plotting a coup?

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

Lin Biao as barometer

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

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

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

A tale of two communes

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

On healthcare and barefoot doctors

https://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

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

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

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

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

NEW POWER OF THE PROLETARIAT

New world, new challenges, new science

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

Which side are you on?

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

Old Power, New Power, Reform versus Revolution

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

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Equality and Global Alignments

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

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

https://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

https://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?

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

Global Inequality Versus Socialist Equality

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

Review of André Gunder Frank’s Lumpenbourgeoisie: Lumpendevelopment

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

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

https://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

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

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

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

SCIENCE, EPISTEMOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY

Third Worldism,” epistemology, art, socialism

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

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

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

Comments on First Worldism and Popper’s challenge

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

Sailing the seas depends on a helmsman

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

On the inverse cripples

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

Questions on Marx

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

Revolutionary Science in command, not identity politics

https://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.

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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!