Jul, Fascinating post. Class is an interesting topic for an American. Most other countries are very open about class distinctions.
Maoism aka Mao Zedong Thought A theory and practice which claims to be an advancement of Marxism, developed as a critique of the Soviet Union.
He hence sometimes did not understand the demands of the masses. He did not distinguish between the different kinds of contradictions. These are the most distinct components of Maoism: The armed branch of the party must not be distinct from the masses.
To conduct a successful revolution the needs and demands of the masses must be the most important issues. In backward countries socialism cannot be introduced before the country has gone through a period in which the material conditions are improved.
This cannot be done by the bourgeoisie, as its progressive character is long since replaced by a regressive character. Society is dominated of a wide range of contradictions. As these are different of nature, they must also be handled in different ways.
The most important divide is the divide between contradictions among the masses and contradictions between the masses and their enemies. Also the socialist institutions are plagued with contradictions, and these contradictions must not be suppressed as they were during Stalin. Bourgeois ideology is not wiped out by the revolution; the class-struggle continues, and even intensifies, during socialism.
Therefore an instant struggle against these ideologies and their social roots must be conducted.
The second world consisted of the other imperialist states in their spheres of influence. The third world consisted of the non-imperialist countries. Both the first and the second world exploit the third world, but the first world is the most aggressive part. The people of the third world, on the other hand, have not even a short-sighted interest in the prevailing circumstances.
Hence revolution is most likely to appear in third world countries, which again will weaken imperialism opening up for revolutions in other countries too.
Maoism as a theory has grown its strongest roots among revolutionaries in the third world, and some of these movements, e.
Western Maoism grew from the s, and some of the movements have had some success in establishing themselves as the main communist parties in their countries.
Transcribed by Mathias Bismo Market Originally, a kind of place where buyers and sellers gathered and agreed prices by a noisy process resembling a street-auction, with all the participants in ear-shot of one another.
A great city may contain as many markets as there are important branches of trade, and these markets may or may not be localised. The central point of a market is the public exchange, mart or auction rooms, where the traders agree to meet and transact business. But this distinction of locality is not necessary.[Edit 3/ I no longer endorse all the statements in this document.
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