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 →

Understanding the Kurdish resistance in Syria

by Brennen Ryan (leading-light.co) Very recently, an alliance of Kurdish forces and their allies has fought off an Islamic State offensive. Kobane, Syria was the focal point of the battle. The Islamic state is a horribly reactionary force that has been encouraged and supported by the imperialists, often through back channels. The Islamic State makes... Continue Reading →

Serve the people truth or fiction?

by Brennen Ryan (leading-light.co) In recent discussion, we contrasted science versus apolegetics in dealing with history. Stalin was used as an example. A familiar voice objected to our discussion. He roars: “There is nothing original in noting the USSR’s initial support of Israel as primarily geo-political. Of course it was a mistake, but hindsight is... Continue Reading →

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

by Brennen Ryan (leading-light.co) Stalin was a great socialist leader, but it is important to tell the truth about his mistakes. Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov was a high-ranking, important member of Stalin’s regime. Today’s Stalinists occasionally choose him as their favorite candidate to have succeeded Stalin in  “what if” fantasy histories. “What if Molotov had led... Continue Reading →

Turning Money into Rebellion edited by Gabriel Kuhn reviewed part 2

by Brennen Ryan (leading-light.co) Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark’s Revolutionary Bank Robbers (Kreplebedab, 2014) is a great book every anti-imperialist and revolutionary in the First World should read. The book tells the story and thinking of the so-called Danish “Blekingegade Group,” the Mao-friendly Kommunistisk Arbejdskreds (KAK), founded in 1963, which later... Continue Reading →

Real feminazis?

See video here: http://youtu.be/84OHWSiArLM   by Brennen Ryan (thefounders.co) “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 →

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