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Response to LooseWilly (Reply #44)

Mon Jul 30, 2012, 01:05 AM

45. Fair point. Perhaps I should have rephrasied my subject title to say something like:

my problem with centralizing power in the hands of a Vanguard Party as was done in the USSR. I often make the mistake of forgetting that there are other types of Marxist such as Left Communists who strongly disagree with the various types of Leninism. Just to be clear, I'm not utterly opposed to Marxism, I think Marx's analysis of capitalism is brilliant, I guess my problem is with Leninism, moreso than with Marxism. Furthermore, the issue of whether or not the workers were no longer oppressed in the USSR is extremely debatable which is my main concern with a Vanguard party in the Marxist-Leninist sense of the word.

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