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A thought on the Maoists

Posted by: Stoller on December 22, 1999 at 20:51:14:

In Reply to: RD is no hindu posted by Stoller on December 21, 1999 at 18:56:11:

The Chinese Maoists upheld the dignity of manual labor; were they capitalist?

No, but they WERE hierarchal.

Like all Stalinists, they 'upheld the dignity of manual labor' as a subterfuge to DENY those workers any access to better jobs (such as running the 'people's state'). Those who deny the revolutionary implications of job rotation ALWAYS 'uphold the dignity' of shit work.

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