The following article is interesting. As we all know the
US empire is
drunk with power —military power, economic power, technical power and there is
little, if anything, to oppose it.
Not since the Roman empire has one country so thoroughly dominated the world as the
does today. Even the Roman empire had its
limits. Today, the United
States runs virtually every corner of the
Earth in one way or another. Right now the US
government is demanding that Bashar al-Assad, of Syria, step down. On what legal
authority does this government have to make such a demand. No one in Syria ever voted for a US president.
And yet the US
has veto power over a sovereign country. The US simply states what it wants and
then tries to implement it. There has been no debate in the US. President
Barack Obama simply decided that this is what is best in Syria.
When the end of the cold war came in 1992, the one remaining obstacle to the
empire died. Up until that year a small third world country could chose between
development aid from the US/
Europe or the Soviet Union. While both sides
promoted their economic systems neither relied on those systems for alliance.
Many non-parliamentary systems with absolute dictators allied themselves with
Other times parliamentary system governments allied themselves with the Soviet Union.
Since the Soviet Union fell there is one and only one place for a small country to get development aid and that is through the
US or Europe.
There is no longer any competition and the US now makes unilateral decision on
countries all over the world base only on the wants and desires of its empire.
Logic would require a winner in the cold war to ask why such a conflict ever arose. After all, why did Marxism take hold on
Russia? What conditions were so bad that a completely new revolution was needed to fix
them? And that leads to the obvious question "are such conditions fixed
today?" "Is there no need to question the wisdom of
Today's modern imperialist system has determined that there is no reason to question the superiority of capitalism and imperialism. There are no public debates over the
role in today's empire by anyone in the mainstream news media. The debate is settle
according to our news media pundits. The US won therefore whatever it
decides is both right, is legal and it will be implemented without hesitation.
The following article is absolutely right that imperialism is degrading to humanity, it is brutal and it is completely unfair. That being said, the next step is to bring it down. It is the right thing to do, but not an easy thing to do—not at all. - សតិវអតុ
Here is a lead-in to Verein Der Neuen Demokratie- Deutschland's
Notes on the International Situation:
ENOUGH IMPERIALIST EXPLOITATION! IT MUST END!
ENOUGH IMPERIALIST EXPLOITATION! IT MUST END!
“Finally now, listen to this. As we see in the world, Maoism is marching unstoppably to lead the new wave of world proletarian revolution. Listen well and understand. Those who have ears, use them. Those who have understanding -- and we all have it -- use it! Enough of this nonsense. Enough of these obscurities. Let us understand this. What is unfolding in the world? What do we need? We need Maoism to be incarnated and it is being incarnated and that this generate communist parties to manage, to lead this new great wave of the world proletarian revolution that is coming. Everything they told us, the empty and silly chatter of the famous "new age of peace." Where is it now? What about
? What about other
places? Everything became politicized, that is a lie. Today there is one
reality, the same contenders of the First and Second World War are preparing a
Third World War. We should know this and we, as the children of an oppressed
nation, are part of the booty. We cannot consent to this! Enough imperialist
exploitation! We must finish with them! We are of the third world and the third
world is the base of the world proletarian revolution, with one condition, that
the Communist parties brandish and lead! That is what we must do !!” Yugoslavia
Chairman Gonzalo, 24 de September 1992 speech,
With this guide, in these notes, we expound in an open and constructive manner the key issues regarding the present problems within the international communist movement. Issues on which there is not a unified comprehension, indispensable for the common action in defense of Maoism and its application to each specific revolution. This is, to initiate and develop people´s war in each country. To that end, we address the most pressing issues of the world today. Before proceeding, it is necessary to point out that these notes correspond to how we have been following the development of the main contradiction and the inter-imperialist contradiction (third contradiction) during the year 2013 until September-October. After this date we have only added a reference to the “Ukrainian crisis” in mid-January of the present year. We publish them with some delay because, despite of the time passed and that it does not cover anything that occurred since November 2013, it still conserves its validity. On the development of the second contradiction (proletariat-bourgeoisie), we will treat it in the next delivery of these notes.
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