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Is North Korea Communist?

Greetings Comrades its Mortika Lacrosse and it’s been awhile since I have posted a blog.  But I felt like it was time since I keep hearing the lie about North Korea. 367 more words

Socialism

China And The United States: Reverse Merger

SINCE AT LEAST World War 2, the lodestar of US foreign policy has been to steer authoritarian regimes towards norms of free-market democracy on the American model through engagement backed by the United States’ economic and military supremacy. 1,604 more words

China-U.S.

don't say I didn't warn you.

taxpayer are now paying for this.

The government is giving broadcasters including Channel 4 and ITV an extra £60m to help them make more home-grown children’s programmes. 78 more words

Life

Reflections on the Russian Revolution 5

In 1921 Lenin wrote the following on ‘Concessions and the Development of Capitalism’:

“The Soviet government is inviting foreign capitalists to obtain concessions in Russia.” 1,089 more words

Russian Revolution

Reflections on the Russian Revolution 4

The Bolsheviks faced the same problems as their Tsarist predecessors, caused by war and economic collapse.  It was their ideology that determined their particular responses. 1,490 more words

Russian Revolution

China's Collectivisation of Capital

THERE IS A vacuum in the state’s control of the economy. The combination of powerful private companies arising in new areas of economic activity from which state was absent, such as within the tech industry, and the breaking up of the patronage networks within state-owned enterprises (SOEs) as a consequence of President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign has created it. 790 more words

Economy

China: Reformers and Compradors

China: Reformers and Compradors

By James Petras       9.11.2015

http://petras.lahaine.org/?p=2052

Introductory note by Fazal Rahman

In the article with the above link, Professor Petras, one of the most knowledgeable and eminent social scientists and political-economists in the world, has partially analyzed the Orwellian “Communism”; corruption in all layers of society; especially in the top level party, business, and government officials; and emergence of new class divisions; etc. 694 more words

Imperialism