Flooding has devastated Pakistan – and Britain’s imperial legacy has made it worse

[The following article discusses the recent devastating floods in Pakistan. Many have noted the global injustice of this disaster. Pakistan produces far fewer carbon emissions per capita than rich countries [1], yet it bears the brunt of climate catastrophes. There is more to the story, though. As the article shows, imperialism and its collaborators, both... Continue Reading →

The Mental Illness of Anachronistic Radical Socialism

Editor's Note: There has been a poverty of real Marxist analysis in the world of politics. Whether it be tailing and pandering to far-right movements, spreading COVID-19 disinformation, or championing "socialist" Chinese billionaires, it seems that there are some very confused sections of the left. In the following article, Stephen Gowans refers to these confused... Continue Reading →

Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

Editor's note: The following article by Stephen Gowans was originally published on August 9, 2010 during a time when there was talk about a potential Taliban revival in Afghanistan. Although 11 years old, the article remains relevant today. Recently, the Taliban has been seeing yet another potential revival and appears to be gaining ground, seizing... Continue Reading →

No to War on Iran!

No to War on Iran! 10 January 2020 LLCO.org On January 3, 2020, Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani and 9 others were killed in a U.S. airstrike at the Baghdad International Airport. Under the UN Charter, the assassination of Soleimani is illegal and in clear violation of international law. It is clear that the unilateral... Continue Reading →

What Triggered the Coup in Bolivia?

By Comrade Aziz On November 10, 2019, President Evo Morales of the plurinational state of Bolivia was forced to resign and subsequently flee the country due to pressure from the armed forces and the upper segments of Bolivian society. Both groups had the support of the United States. The general view among socialist or communist... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth Warren Endorses Trump’s Economic War on Venezuela, then Soft-Pedals Far-Right Bolivia Coup

[Elizabeth Warren’s statements regarding her support for economic sanctions against Venezuela, her support for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó along with her calls for “regime change” there, and her whitewashing of the recent coup in Bolivia against Evo Morales clearly demonstrate her right-wing, pro-imperialist politics despite her progressive veneer. Elizabeth Warren serves as yet another... Continue Reading →

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