The violence against Indigenous protesters in Peru deserves our attention

[ After the ouster of progressive president of Peru Pedro Castillo by a right-wing congress, Peruvians -- especially indigenous peasants -- have taken to the streets in protest. While the MSNBC article below expresses sympathy for the protesters, it does this in the context of using their struggle to rally support for liberal partisan politics... Continue Reading →

Imperialist Media Ignores US Hypocrisy on Women in Afghanistan

[ After a year of returning to power, Afghanistan’s Taliban government has unsurprisingly renewed its crackdown on the rights of women. Most recently, it banned all levels of education for girls. Imperialist media is up in arms, painting the US as a "fierce defender of women’s rights," as the following article tries to do as... Continue Reading →

A ‘New Pink Tide’ in Latin America

[ Recently, many social-democratic politicians have been elected across Latin America. As the article below discusses, some are calling this the return of a “Pink Tide” in the region, signaling a popular rejection of US influence and dissatisfaction with the neoliberal status quo. The new leaders are a mixed bag. Some are more progressive, with... Continue Reading →

OP-ed | Climate Change and Capitalism

By Klaus Markstein The environment and climate change have always been of great interest to the LLCO. We serve the planet and the natural environment just as much as we serve the people of this earth. In doing so, we look critically at the theory of productive forces brought forward by previous socialist experiments that... Continue Reading →

Yemen’s future conflicts will be over water

[ The following article examines water shortages in Yemen in light of climate change and the ongoing war there. As is typical in capitalist media, the article pins blame on Yemen’s anti-imperialist rebel forces known as the “Houthis” as the main source of conflict in the country, ignoring the role of the US-backed Saudi-led coalition,... Continue Reading →

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