Ireland: all the politicians agree on the need for austerity

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Ireland: all the politicians agree on the need for austerity
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Hawkeye
Maoist view of Ireland

Whilst noting Alf's view (24-6-2011 ref Posadas) that Maoists ..."have nothing to do with socialism or internationalism", readers might consider an article (with a video) which can be found by searching by  leading-light-communist-stand-in-line-on-ireland. The main text printed out onto four pages of A4.  Personally I have never been to Ireland and know little about it and am not necessarily advocating what is in the article, but it does contain many points for consideration if and when assessing (further) how Maoists analyse situations today.

d-man
radical Maoism

I can't watch the video, but if you take the less opportunist or crazy maoists (not many), yes I think it's important to assess their analysis. They see themselves as anti-Stalinists and their critique of social democrats is more radical than those of the Trotskyists. So how does maoism differ from left communism if they are both anti-parliament, anti-union, anti-('monolthic')party and anti-state. The same can be asked for Maoism in respects to anarchism btw.