• WatDabney@sopuli.xyz
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    2 months ago

    “People’s Army” = the violent thugs in the employ of the new state, to replace the violent thugs in the employ of the old one.

    “Support of the Proletariat” = the alternating oppression and indoctrination of the people will continue, under new management.

    And all in support of:

    “Vanguard Party” = the new ruling class.

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      2 months ago

      No, see, you don’t get it because you haven’t read enough theory. If you read more theory you would understand why we need to simp for literal dictators benevolent leaders with Chinese characteristics.

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      2 months ago

      This. You promise lots of stuff with “the people’s” in it, and then you create something that is indistinguishable from 19th century, robber baron capitalism.

      No nation on earth has ever actually practiced communism that isn’t just a small, ruling class of billionaires, who use the media they own to keep the lower classes fighting with each other while they . . . the rich . . . run off with all the farking money.

      The only exceptions to this were small communes, run by people who actually read Karl Marx and who weren’t vain, greedy, brutal a$$holes.

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      2 months ago

      lol the owner class isn’t going to love you just because you call holding them accountable “oppression”

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        2 months ago

        Who said anything about the “owner class?”

        The oppression I’m talking about is that which the “vanguard party” (the new owner class) will direct against those of the people who don’t submit to their claimed authority.

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    You actually create a communist revolution by having a leftist demagogue convince a group of bored trust fund babies that they’re lives would be paradise if they only fundamentally change the government. The same demagogue goes to elite keyholders in the old government and promises power un the new government if they change sides. The revolution happens. Scores are settled, and many of those same trust fund babies are put against the wall, because the demagogue wants absolute political power, not a utopia for his supporters. The country is weakened, while political and civil rights are curtailed for the greater good