Dateline: First run Aug 27 August 2017 • Reposted 06/10/2021
A wide variety of critics of Marxism-Leninism, beginning with liberals and outright rightwingers and fascists, plus anarchists and libertarians of many stripes, accuse Marxist-Leninists of being inherently "authoritarian", despotic and tyrannical. Their criticism is usually directed at nations where anti-imperialists have conquered power (Soviet Union, North Korea, Cuba, Nicaragua, and the "pink tide in Latin America", Iran, etc.) This is Michael Parenti's insight on this important issue.
Authoritarianism in Socialist Countries - Michael Parenti
NOTE: THE ABOVE LECTURE IS PART OF A LONGER CHAT, REPRODUCED IN FULL BELOW.
Michael Parenti: Marxism & the Crisis in Eastern Europe (1990)
Recorded in Northridge, CA on April 04, 1990. For more related content, please visit: https://archive.org/details/@altviews...
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