Saudi Arabia supporting Kurds

( 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 →

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 →

Empire “makes the old serve the new” in Ukraine

By Brennen Ryan ( Communists have long understood that art plays a role in the class struggle. Reactionary art serves the interests of the bourgeoisie and capitalism. Communist art serves the people and their efforts to make revolution. During the Maoist era in China, revolutionaries sought to reinterpret old art so that it would serve... Continue Reading →

On fakes, again*

by Shubel Morgan ( First Worldism is lethal for the international proletariat. As imperialism’s primary ideological weapon against the Third World, First Worldism’s goal is the ideological disarmament of the international proletariat. You can think of the ideology of First Worldism in very simple terms. It’s a simple lie: that the whole world can live... Continue Reading →

Greece update: Syriza blocks up with Anel

by Brennen Ryan ( Syriza is a coalition in Greece made up of social-democrats, Maoists, Trotskyists, “left-communists,” radical environmentalists, and others. As its name states, it is the “coalition of the radical left.” Through an unlikely set of circumstances, Syriza has just won the Greek elections, just short of a parliamentary majority. In order to form a... Continue Reading →

Questions about Maoism and Leading Light Communism

featuring Brennen Ryan ( We recently received some questions about the relationship of Leading Light Communism to Maoism. 1. Is Leading Light's concept of the Third World is the same of chairman Mao? No. The Leading Light’s “Global Class Analysis” is totally different from Mao’s “Theory of Three Worlds.” Let’s look at the differences. Mao... Continue Reading →

Syriza has won in Greece, a test case

( Syriza, the coalition of the “radical left” led by the popular Alexis Tsipras, has won big in the Greek elections. Syriza has won around half of the 300 seats in Parliament. Today, Syriza is a party that includes numerous “radical left” trends and organizations. It was formed initially as a coalition in 2004, but really took... Continue Reading →

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