Saudi Arabia supporting Kurds

(leading-light.co) Saudi Arabia has recently issued statements supporting an independent Kurdistan: “Saudi supports the establishment of a state of Kurdistan A legitimate right of the Kurdish nation to live in peace” [sic] This change of policy occurs in the context of the United State’s increased support for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The People’s Protection... Continue Reading →

Leading Light condemns attack against Iran by ISIS

(leading-light.co) Leading Light absolutely condemns the recent terrorist attack against Iran. The death toll from the Islamic State’s attack on Iran’s parliament now stands at 17. This attack is a highly sectarian one that further divides the Islamic World and further divides Third World people. The Islamic State is not a genuine anti-imperialist organization whatever... Continue Reading →

Manchester Bombings, more terrorist blowback

By Brennen Ryan (leading-light.co) A recent suicide bombing has killed 22 people outside a concert in Manchester. The bombing is being attributed and claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). This the latest in a long series of attacks by Islamic extremists in both the First World and Third World. The first... Continue Reading →

Quick points on Yemen

by Brennen Ryan (leadinglightarmy.com) Yemen is now the target of an invasion by the forces of Empire. This is the culmination of a long crisis. Yemen has a long history of division and social strife. However, the recent crisis can be traced to the negotiated overthrow of then President Ali Abdullah Saleh after two decades. The... Continue Reading →

Religion, Addiction, Epistemology, Revolution

by Brennen Ryan (leadinglightarmy.com) “Religious suffering is, at one and the same time, the expression of real suffering and a protest against real suffering. Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people. The abolition of religion as... Continue Reading →

Extremist barbarism kills bloggers

by Brennen Ryan (leadinglightarmy.com) An Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy was hacked to death on February 26, 2015. He ran the Mukto-Mona (Free-mind) blog site, which championed secular, humanist values. He had received many death threats before he was killed. He was hacked to death for speaking his mind. Those who murdered him are trying to... Continue Reading →

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