In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- It was a mixture of Leninism, black nationalism, Maoism and Castroism, with the teachings of developing-world theorists like Fanon thrown in.
- The majority of these young activists adopted what he describes as ‘Third World Marxism’, above all Maoism.
- Both groups espouse an eclectic ideological mixture of Maoism, Castroism and nationalism.
- In contrast to Marx and Lenin, Maoism assumed a continuing class struggle even when Communism has been achieved, so that it was necessary for each generation to gain revolutionary experience.
- By the 1970s the fight against white minority rule was led by a left wing influenced by Maoism and Stalinism.
- His policies were not a radical break from Maoism, but a logical extension of the Stalinist ‘two stage theory’.
- In the rural areas of the South, petty-bourgeois radicals espousing the peasant-based theories of Maoism began to win increasing support.
- A third feature of Maoism is the idea that the bourgeois menace is ever-present, so party officials must always be vigilant to prevent the revolution's corruption.
- In the vacuum produced by political paralysis, revolutionary Maoism prospered; currently 40% of the electorate support communist parties.
- The political structures of Maoism remain, even as the policies they enact have changed drastically.
- Eclectically drawing from elements of anarchism and Maoism, their group favoured ‘gut politics’ and were hostile to any far-reaching theoretical considerations.
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