Do weaker men favor socialism?

by Brennen Ryan ( It is being reported: “An academic study from researchers at Brunel University London assessed 171 men, looking at their height, weight, overall physical strength and bicep circumference, along with their views on redistribution of wealth and income inequality. The study, published in the Evolution and Human Behavior journal, ​found that weaker... Continue Reading →

Picking up the rock and dropping it on your own feet, again, and again, and again

by Brennen Ryan *MIM disputes some of this article on factual grounds, see comments.* ( The Maoist Internationalist Movement (MIM) has recently published another strange, rambling document aimed at us. (1) The document repeats many bizarre claims such as the accusation that Leading Light had engaged in “wrecking” against MIM. Perhaps MIM sees our rather... Continue Reading →

Who has happy sex?

by Brennen Ryan ( Awhile back, we exposed the Maoist Internationalist Movement’s (MIM) line of “all sex is rape” as metaphysical sophistry. (1) Recently, MIM responded. (2) We’re not going to go very deep into MIM’s phony setup in their response. What prompted the discussion was a social-media discussion between a well-known MIM supporter, another... Continue Reading →

Israel’s pink imperialism

by Brennen Ryan ( In a recent letter, Israel’s Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar instructed the Population and Immigration Authority and the Jewish Agency to grant citizenship to the spouse of any Jew, regardless of the sexual orientation of the couple. “I do not see a distinction between Jews in heterosexual marriage and those who wed... Continue Reading →

Comments on Soviet Women, Traditionalism, Revisionism

by Brennen Ryan ( These comments are a reaction to Gail Warshofsky Lapidus’ “Women in Soviet Society: Equality, Development, and Social Change.” Much of Lapidus’ essay covers the same ground as these other  works Wendy Goldman’s Women at the Gates, Sheila Fritzpatrick’s Everyday Stalinism, and Hiroaki Kuromiya’s Stalin’s Industrial Revolution.  What is refreshing about these... Continue Reading →

Real feminazis?

See video here:   by Brennen Ryan ( “Feminazi” is a term usually employed by conservatives in the First World against liberals who are perceived as undermining traditional values. It is mostly a product of the paranoid fantasies of conservatives. However, a different kind of “feminazi” recently made its appearance in Britain: “A self-styled... Continue Reading →

Comments on “all sex is rape”

by Brennen Ryan ( There are some Maoists and “anti-imperialists” in the First World who claim that “all sex is rape.” At times, they take this line very seriously. Other times, they seem to hold that it is merely provocative rhetoric. The comments here are not a comprehensive refutation of everything they say. What is said... Continue Reading →

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