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This is a Dengist community in favor of Bashar al-Assad with no information that can lead to the arrest of Hillary Clinton, our fellow liberal and queen. This community is not ironic. We are Marxists-Leninists.
If you haven’t already found it, this GitHub page is an excellent collection of sources about socialism, imperialism, and other relevant topics, made by @dessalines and others.
We have a Matrix homeserver and a private Matrix room. See this thread for more information.
I would say that AI Lenin™’s last reply makes some sense, but Real Lenin™ would also realize that this was a temporary evil required to get access to foreign technology and to prevent imperialists from destroying the country, and that the current leadership is heavily reigning in the economic power of capitalists. In summary, AI Lenin™ is too dogmatic and not lifelike, 2/10
The “bargain” as its called, is that Chinese workers in the special export zones accept limited exploitation, in exchange for technology and expertise, which can then be used by their own state-run companies. That strategy has worked, whereas nearly all other global south countries are stuck in the “low-wage trap”, China has escaped it by using that technology and science learned within these SEZs to benefit the people.
Even real Lenin did recognize this, and AI Lenin is wrong here:
Also this one is very worth reading:
The tax in kind.
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Man, imagine if the 1918-1919 revolution in Germany had succeeded in installing a Marxist government. We’d be living in a whole different world.