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What describes Marxism?
Idealist
What describes Leninism?
Intellectual
What describes Stalinism?
Fear
What describes Maoism?
God
What describes Fidelism?
Father Figure
What is another name for Fidelism?
Castroism
Who is in charge under Marxism?
the proletariat, but the state will wither away
Who is in charge under Leninism?
a small revolutionary elite, governing on behalf of the people: Democratic Centralism
Who is in charge under Stalinism?
one person, using Democratic Centralism
Who is in charge under Maoism?
the party (CCP), under Democratic Centralism
Who is in charge under Fidelism?
one person, but lacking the terror of Stalinism, under Democratic Centralism
Who leads the revolution under Marxism?
the proletariat
Who leads the revolution under Leninism?
the elite, on behalf of the proletariat
Who leads the revolution under Stalinism?
the elite, on behalf of the proletariat
Who leads the revolution under Maoism?
the party, on behalf of the peasants
Who leads the revolution under Fidelism?
a small group of guerillas, on behalf of the people
What is the nature of a Marxist economy?
no buying, selling, currency, or private property
What is the nature of a Leninist economy?
industries state-owned, farms collectivized (War Communism) or not (NEP), limited capitalism with some incentives, pragmatic
What is the nature of a Stalinist economy?
central planning (5-year plan) determines everything, state owns everything, workers produce glorified, collectivized farms, idealist
What is the nature of a Maoist economy?
central planning (5-year plan) determines everything, no private ownership of industry, volunteerism glorified, land redistribution or collectivization, idealist
What is the nature of a Fidelist economy?
centralized planning, moral and material incentives, US as a common enemy, land redistribution
Where is the emphasis for Marxism?
the proletariat
Where is the emphasis for Leninism?
the proletariat
Where is the emphasis for Stalinism?
the proletariat
Where is the emphasis for Maoism?
the peasants
Where is the emphasis for Fidelism?
the disenfranchised
What is the nature of leadership under Marxism?
no leaders, people work for each other
What is the nature of leadership under Leninism?
leaders and party keep power to promote the goals of the revolution; deviants are purged or re-educated
What is the nature of leadership under Stalinism?
a cult of personality including Lenin; deviants are purged
What is the nature of leadership under Maoism?
a cult of personality; deviants are purged or re-educated
What is the nature of leadership under Fidelism?
toned-down cult of personality, deviants jailed or exiled
When will a Marxist revolution take place?
only in countries in the capitalist stage
When will a Leninist revolution take place?
can happen straight out of a feudal/agricultural-based economy
When will a Stalinist revolution take place?
can happen straight out of a feudal/agricultural-based economy
When will a Maoist revolution take place?
can happen straight out of a feudal/agricultural-based economy
When will a Fidelist revolution take place?
can happen straight out of a feudal/agricultural-based economy
What role does industry play under Marxism?
the society is already industrialized, remains so
What role does industry play under Leninism?
industrialism was attempted with incentives
What role does industry play under Stalinism?
central planning introduces industrialism, with an emphasis on the urban populations
What role does industry play under Maoism?
central planning introduces industrialism, using home factories, but the emphasis is on the rural over the urban
What role does industry play under Fidelism?
industrialism attempted but failed, so country produces what it can best (sugar)
How is Marxism exported to other countries?
the worldwide proletariat rises up and overthrows the bourgeoisie
How is Leninism exported to other countries?
rhetoric calls for worldwide revolt, but country too weak to assist in this
How is Stalinism exported to other countries?
rhetoric calls for worldwide revolt, but country focused on itself
How is Maoism exported to other countries?
initially, focus is internal, but other revolutions supported later, led by the peasantry
How is Fidelism exported to other countries?
troops sent to other countries to actively support revolution and oppose imperialists, especially the US