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Perhaps just because its another way of keeping the rich richer and the poor poorer, you'd be deceiving yourself if you thought Communism meant equality, it just ends up another corrupt power base.



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Perhaps just because its another way of keeping the rich richer and the poor poorer, you'd be deceiving yourself if you thought Communism meant equality, it just ends up another corrupt power base.

 

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Perhaps just because its another way of keeping the rich richer and the poor poorer, you'd be deceiving yourself if you thought Communism meant equality, it just ends up another corrupt power base.

This problem comes from the concentration of powers which is an integral part of marxism-leninism as well as of the right-wing/fascist culture.


Edited by Oblivionaddicted, 21 May 2020 - 02:28 PM.


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Perhaps just because its another way of keeping the rich richer and the poor poorer, you'd be deceiving yourself if you thought Communism meant equality, it just ends up another corrupt power base.

This problem comes from the concentration of powers which is an integral part of marxism-leninism as well as of the right-wing/fascist culture.

 

I don't think that's exclusive to what folks describe as 'communism' though. For example, take a look at the US government, that's where all the power is, and that's where all the money goes. Please notice that anyone elected to office in washington, may not be rich when they first get elected, but, by the end of their first term, they have accumulated a significant pile of wealth.



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Perhaps just because its another way of keeping the rich richer and the poor poorer, you'd be deceiving yourself if you thought Communism meant equality, it just ends up another corrupt power base.

This problem comes from the concentration of powers which is an integral part of marxism-leninism as well as of the right-wing/fascist culture.

 

I don't think that's exclusive to what folks describe as 'communism' though. For example, take a look at the US government, that's where all the power is, and that's where all the money goes. Please notice that anyone elected to office in washington, may not be rich when they first get elected, but, by the end of their first term, they have accumulated a significant pile of wealth.

 

It's like I wrote : it's because of the concentration of powers.


Edited by Oblivionaddicted, 22 May 2020 - 11:39 AM.


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Perhaps just because its another way of keeping the rich richer and the poor poorer, you'd be deceiving yourself if you thought Communism meant equality, it just ends up another corrupt power base.

This problem comes from the concentration of powers which is an integral part of marxism-leninism as well as of the right-wing/fascist culture.

 

I don't think that's exclusive to what folks describe as 'communism' though. For example, take a look at the US government, that's where all the power is, and that's where all the money goes. Please notice that anyone elected to office in washington, may not be rich when they first get elected, but, by the end of their first term, they have accumulated a significant pile of wealth.

 

It's like I wrote : it's because of the conncentration of powers.

 

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It's actually the colectivism and centralization of the economy what sink communist countries into the starvation. 

 

Yes, in the USA, like in other democratic countries, there are corrupt politicians who get rich, but the three main powers, legislative, executive and judicial, are independient and they have a free market economy. Unlike in the communist countries where all the powers are concentrated in one party and  the economy is ruled by the state. No private property, no privates media. The results are desastrously obvious. 

 

In every country there are problems, corruption and so on, but Communism is not the solution. Actually, giving more power to state, as occurs in communist countries, will enlarge the corruption instead of diminishing. The data is there. 

 

 

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Communism is compatible with the separation of powers contrary to marxism-leninism and the right-wing/fascist culture.

To develop a bit about the common problems caused by these 2 cancers:

In a marxist-leninist system there's only 1 party whereas in a right-wing/fascist country the parties are financed by the rich which gives a systematic advantage to the corrupt politicians. The political leaders are more or less indirectly elected by the capitalist apparatchiks like the "great electors" in the USA. How can you call the USA a democracy since people give their vote to someone who can betray them anytime he wants when it comes about choosing the president by the way?

In both systems people don't choose their leader and neither the right-wing/fascist activists nor the marxist-leninist ones never offered anything to give all the parties the same financing.

 

In a marxist-leninist or a right-wing/fascist system there isn't any separation between the leading party and the economical power. When no law prevents a company boss from cumulating with a political power the capitalist apparatchiks can easily prevent the vote of laws that would prevent them from murdering people with petroleum-based fuels or pesticides for example. When many politicians work as "advisors" for the companies then can easily receive corruption bribes disguised as professional commissions. To make it short those who control the economy can trample the workers' rights while getting always richer and strenghtening their power.

 

In both systems ther's nothing to prevent the economic leaders from trampling the workers' rights and neither the right-wing/fascist activists nor the marxist-leninist ones never offered anything to change it.

 

In a marxist-leninist or a right-wing/fascist system nothing is done to protect the freedom of the press (everytime a dictator makes a coup d'état he notably takes the control of the medias by the way). In both systems the medias aren't neutral because they are controlled by the state and/or the company bosses and they can't denunce the corrupted politicians and the slavers, public-poisoners bosses without suffering any retaliation.

 

In both systems  the political/economic power can trample people's  rights without being denunced and neither the right-wing/fascist activists nor the marxist-leninist ones never offered anything to change it.

 

Since the right-wing/fascist culture and marxism-leninism are both based on the concentration of powers whereas democracy is based on their separation is it surprising to see so many common problems in the USA like in the ex-USSR?


Edited by Oblivionaddicted, 29 May 2020 - 11:48 AM.





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