West Africa’s cocoa farmers are trapped by the global chocolate industry

[Here is an article explaining some basic economics of cocoa farming and its impact on the farmers and the environment in West Africa. The chocolate industry has long been recognized as one of the worst neo-colonial offenders in Africa. As this article points out, cocoa farmers are getting poorer, child labor is increasing, and the... Continue Reading →

Cocoa Farmers Exchange Blows With Staff of Oil Plantation Company Over Land

[There was a recent clash in the Central region of Ghana between cocoa farmers and the staff of a palm oil plantation company when bulldozers showed up unannounced and began bulldozing the area, destroying the farmers’ cocoa trees in the process, to make way for palm trees that the company intends to grow. According to... Continue Reading →

Hotel Propaganda – with commentary

[The article below is a retrospective essay on the U.S.-led regime change operation and war on Rwanda of 1994, which shares many similarities with the 2011 war on Libya and the ongoing war on Syria. All three conflicts saw the use of proxy warfare as well as joint propaganda campaigns by NGOs — such as... Continue Reading →

Onward Towards 2017! A New Year’s Message

Onward Towards 2017! A New Year’s Message Onward Towards 2017! (December, 2016) from LLCO.org A New Year’s message from the Director-General. The past year has been the most eventful, and arguably the most important on record for the Leading Light Communist Organization. In 2016 we suffered many setbacks, both minor and major. We were beset... Continue Reading →

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