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The Leninist notion of democratic centralism is just so powerfully destructive.

Could you elaborate? The way I see it, redstar is actually defying democratic centralism by rejecting a PCF decision once made.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sun Jun 1st, 2014 at 12:56:48 PM EST
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I was reacting to Migeru's narrative, of how the PCF's positioning in municipal elections (in Paris, centre of the known universe), made it impossible for redstar to vote FDG in the EU elections. No doubt a misuse of the term. The idea is more the all-or-nothing, black/white mindset that allows a PCF activist to contemplate switching to the mortal enemy, the FN (just as, in the 20th century, there were numerous switches between the PCF and the Catholic churcg)

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Sun Jun 1st, 2014 at 04:08:56 PM EST
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many times, the PCF's tonedeafness on Europe and the Euro is a big problem too.

The Hun is always either at your throat or at your feet. Winston Churchill
by r------ on Sun Jun 1st, 2014 at 05:03:44 PM EST
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