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Defected to the U.S.S.R.: 30 Nov 2006, 09:01
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Post 28 Dec 2006, 21:19
"Nearly three decades ago the Chinese Communist Party renounced its commitment to Marxist economic principles and began embracing market capitalism and soliciting foreign investment"
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/ ... /index.htm
I don't know the name of the official document, but there are very few individuals or organizations that don't know about it, and few of those that do try to ignore it.
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Because, the probability of said thing happening is about as likely as a pumpkin turning into a horse-carriage. Ever hear of dialectics?

I know what dialectics is, but pumpkins and carraiges have nothing to do with it. Capitalists came to power, and restored capitalism.

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What groups around the world declared that the PRC had become capitalist the day Deng took over?

Revolutionary Communist Party of Argentina, Communist Party of Colombia - Maoist, Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany, Communist Organization of Greece, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) New Democracy, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist), Committees for the Support of the Resistance - For Communism of Italy, Commission for the Preparation of the Foundation Congress of the (New) Italian Communist Party, Popular Front for the Reconstruction of the Communist Party of Italy, Group of Marxist-Leninists/Red Morning of Holland, Workers' Communist Party of Norway, Communist Party of the Philippines, Russian Maoist Party, Labour Party of Serbia/Montenegro, Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist, Revolutionary Communist Party of Uruguay, Ray O. Light Organization, Communist (Maoist) Party of Afghanistan, Revolutionary Front Marxist Leninist Maoist of Bolivia, Union of Communist Revolutionaries (Maoists) of Colombia, Communist Workers' Union (Marxist-Leninist Maoist) of Colombia, Revolutionary Communist Group of Columbia, Communist Party of India (Maoist), Communist Party of Iran (Marxist-Leninist-Maoist), Iraqi Revolutionary Marxist-Leninists Regroupment, Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist, Revolutionary Communist Party USA, Maoist Communist Party Turkey, Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist-Leninist (Maoist Party Centre), Afghanistan Liberation Organization, Liberation Party of Argentina, Communist Party of Australia (Marxist-Leninist), Marxist-Leninist Party of Austria, Communist Party of Brazil - Red Faction, Revolutionary Communist Party (Organizing Committees) of Canada, Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist-Maoist) of France,
There's a partial list. You really think that the RCP invented the idea that China is capitalist?

And none of these claim that it was at a day or exact moment. It was the coup against the Gang of Four that brought capitalist-roaders to power, who brought capitalism back to China, as everyone (except the WWP) can see.
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Post 28 Dec 2006, 23:55
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"Nearly three decades ago the Chinese Communist Party renounced its commitment to Marxist economic principles and began embracing market capitalism and soliciting foreign investment"


You must think we are idiots to believe that 'Ian Bremmer' of CNN is a member of the Communist Party of China.

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What groups around the world declared that the PRC had become capitalist the day Deng took over?


[Long List of Parties Redacted]

And none of these claim that it was at a day or exact moment.


Well no fragging shit.
So, I'm still waiting, I guess?
While you continue your search, I'll remind you that The CP of the Philippines calls China "socialist" in it's literature. Barring a miracle, I guess that makes you, whats that thing...



WRONG!


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Post 29 Dec 2006, 00:39
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While you continue your search, I'll remind you that The CP of the Philippines calls China "socialist" in it's literature.

Source? I don't think this is true.

While I agree that neither USSR or China became capitalist the moment revisionism took over, they took the capitalist course that moment, and the liquidation of socialism didn't take decades. To say otherwise is to underestmate the bourgeois essence of revisionism. Revisionism is not some ideological problem or theoretical deviation - it's the agent of the bourgeoisie in the labour movement (including socialist countries). Revisionism in power means bourgeoisie in power.
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Post 29 Dec 2006, 01:13
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Source? I don't think this is true.


It's Market Socialist with a different name, though I despise it as much as you do.

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While I agree that neither USSR or China became capitalist the moment revisionism took over, they took the capitalist course that moment, and the liquidation of socialism didn't take decades. To say otherwise is to underestmate the bourgeois essence of revisionism. Revisionism is not some ideological problem or theoretical deviation - it's the agent of the bourgeoisie in the labour movement (including socialist countries). Revisionism in power means bourgeoisie in power.


And bourgeoisie in power means, soon or later, capitalism will be restored. Anti-Revisionism is the one and only path to a communist world where Marxist Holism is firmly in place.
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Post 29 Dec 2006, 01:19
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While you continue your search, I'll remind you that The CP of the Philippines calls China "socialist" in it's literature.


Source? I don't think this is true.


I never would have believed it before I saw it for myself.
Now I'll have to dig it up...


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While I agree that neither USSR or China became capitalist the moment revisionism took over, they took the capitalist course that moment, and the liquidation of socialism didn't take decades. To say otherwise is to underestmate the bourgeois essence of revisionism. Revisionism is not some ideological problem or theoretical deviation - it's the agent of the bourgeoisie in the labour movement (including socialist countries). Revisionism in power means bourgeoisie in power.


Setting aside disagreements between the CPC and APL with regards to revisionism (I'm not familiar enough with the differences to discuss them very coherently), I think we are in agreement for practical purposes.

I do believe that the leadership of a state can be different than that class which the state is/was serving. For instance, Cromwell/England, Hitler/Germany, (different layers, anyways) or, of course, Deng/China, in say, 1977.
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Post 29 Dec 2006, 01:20
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It's Market Socialist with a different name, though I despise it as much as you do.

I meant I don't believe the CPP calls China "socialist".
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Post 30 Dec 2006, 08:23
It is probably a reference to China when it was socialist, not modern China. If I recall correctly, China supports the capitalists in the Phillippines.
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Post 14 Mar 2007, 20:44
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I have lately been researching some stuff about an Albanian communist- Enver Hoxha, it seems that he was one of the 'better' communist leaders.


Hoxha might have had noble ideals, we never know- but his leadership was f#$ked up to the core- especially foreign policy. First, he gets help from the Yugoslav communists & then completely shuts them off in 1948. Then, after Stalin's death, he switches to Mao. After the Sino-US warmup, he shuts off China and increases trade w/ Italy & Greece. Not to mention he re-normalised trade with a supposed "betrayer of Stalin (Tito)" in '71. All while China was re-engaging Yugoslavia. While all this is going on, he continues to harp on ethno-nationalist junk on the Greeks, Italians and the Yugoslavs on how they want to eliminate all Albanians. I mean, talk about a guy with serious mood swings!


He claimed Tito wanted to "enslave" the Albanians.


Yugoslavia had an entire province composed of ethnic Albanians (Kosovo) and even gave it autonomous status in 1971. And, while Hoxha was making rabid ethno nationalist speeches against the Yugoslavs in Kosovo, for some odd reason, ethnic Albanians settled in Yugoslav territories weren't allowed to even check out Hoxha's so called "paradise."

And after 1967, can I safely assume that ethnic ALbanians in Yugoslav soil had more freedoms than ALbanians under Hoxha? He not only denied his own people freedom of religion (a part of freedom of expression) but also awarded PRISON TERMS FROM 3-10 YEARS for carrying a simple Bible or Qoran.

Anyone remember his famous quote "The only religion in ALbania is Albanianism."
Talk about RABID ETHNO NATIONALISM- which is a FASCIST phenominon, not a Socialist one.

And if ALbania was such a paradise, how come outsiders weren't allowed in? I could get a visa to the USSR w/ unhindered domestic travel. Getting a Yugoslavia visa was also pretty straight forward. For crying out loud, even getting a visa to North Korea was possible. But travel to Albania was utterly IMPOSSIBLE until Rameez Alya took over. At least for us South Asians.
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Post 15 Mar 2007, 19:41
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Anyone remember his famous quote "The only religion in ALbania is Albanianism."

Source? I'm not very impressed by "famous quotes" after seeing loads of fabrications flying everywhere in the internet, for example many attributed to BOTH Lenin and Stalin (depending on "source").
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And if ALbania was such a paradise, how come outsiders weren't allowed in?

Where do people always get these "if country x was such a paradise"... Who's saying it was a paradise?

Besides, outsiders were allowed in. During Hoxha. I have personally met some.

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At least for us South Asians.

"I, the people."

Some foreigners:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7XHDluJtS8

I seriously don't believe South Asians were treated much differently than Africans or Latin Americans.
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Post 15 Mar 2007, 21:14
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"I, the people."

Some foreigners:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7XHDluJtS8

I seriously don't believe South Asians were treated much differently than Africans or Latin Americans.


All I was saying is that South Asians weren't allowed to visit Albania during Hoxha's rule & were allowed to after ALya took over. Even after Hoxha sent over a delegation to "super bourgesois ultra revisoinist" India to resume work on projects frozen by the Chinese (after the Sino-Albanian split).
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Post 19 Mar 2007, 00:48
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All I was saying is that South Asians weren't allowed to visit Albania during Hoxha's rule

I happen to have a collection of Hoxha's "speeches, conversations and articles" from 1969-70. The conversations include some with delegates from countries like India and Ceylon. In my understanding they're in South Asia, so I'll stick to what I said earlier ie. "I seriously don't believe South Asians were treated much differently than Africans of Latin Americans".
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Hoxha sent over a delegation to "super bourgesois ultra revisoinist" India

"Revisionist"?
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Post 30 Mar 2007, 17:16
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Do you live in Albania?

To say that Albania is an excellent industrial country like someone said is a joke - in Bulgarian the term 'Albanian heater' is a synonym for something that works slowly or not at all. Albania had no industry to speak of, except tarmac and asphalt producing factories. And the infrastructure? It is a joke - there is one proper hospital: in Tirhana, and in the North of the country there wasn't even a single maternity ward.


This is just not true. Albania did have excellent industry and infrastructure for a Third World nation. Information on it can be read in O'Donnell's Albania Under Enver Hoxha.
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Post 30 Mar 2007, 21:59
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This is just not true. Albania did have excellent industry and infrastructure for a Third World nation. Information on it can be read in O'Donnell's Albania Under Enver Hoxha.


Comrade,

Then how do you explain:

http://www.kampanyarchivum.hu/files/300/8/3/3-8-43.html

An "excellent industry" couldn't muster 6000 skilled laborers to tackle 142 projects??? ?? ? IN THE 80s?!


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Who enjoys a better quality of life?
Me, in Sweden with my high tech life, or you in India with your overcrowded bus'?


I don't give a rats arse, really. And I don't see police cars every square block or so
Despite having "superior standards" your system throws more than TWICE the % people in jails per 100,000 than mine. Swe throws 75 & India throws 29. And at least the local heavy industry doesn't run on ARMS EXPORT
profiteering off WARS.

But that's not the point of the topic...

http://66.102.9.104/search?q=cache:ZPR2 ... cd=2&gl=in

The point is:

Niether Tito nor Hoxha sold out to the imperialists and both had pro proletariat systems in place- except in economic terms- i.e. quality of life- was better in Yugoslavia than in Albania. And despite sealing off Tito, Hoxha still had commercial ties w/ Greece & Italy. Especially after the PRC rift.

And despite India having "overcrowded buses" Hoxha's Albania had to ask it for INDUSTRIAL aid in the 80s
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Post 22 Apr 2008, 10:45
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I'm sorry, I'm just pissed off because I don't support his switch to supporting the Chinese (I'm not much of a Maoist).


So? He was a great fighter fighting against revisionism, nazism, and capitalism.

The Soviet Union had become revisionist and so Albania said no to revisionist Russia.
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Post 20 Jan 2010, 12:39
* Hoxha remained a loyal Marxist-Leninist to the end of his life.
* Hoxha defeated Mussolini’s fascist forces and lead the Albanian liberation movement to victory against occupation and colonialism.
* Hoxha led the world’s longest-lasting and most advanced socialist state for almost 40 years.
* Socialism and the dictatorship of the proletariat were established under Hoxha’s rule. His economic revolution was even more advanced than Stalin’s, with even more working class control over production centers.
* Albania was industrialized and turned into an almost entirely self-sufficient country, despite being the poorest and most backward nation in Europe (it was a tribal society until the 50s) and being a fascist colony with only 1.5 million people.
* Life expectancy under Hoxha went from 32 in the tribal days to 76.
* Illiteracy before Hoxha was 90-95% in 1939, which by 1950 went down to 30% and by 1985 was equal to that of the United States.
* Women’s rights were increased a thousand fold under Hoxha.
* Tribal warfare and honor killings were ended.
* Hoxha consistently fought against imperialism and particularly U.S. imperialism in Vietnam, Cuba, Indonesia, Africa, Latin America and everywhere else.
* Hoxha was the most consistent fighter against revisionism the world has ever known, exposing revisionism wherever it might be, from within his own party to the Soviet Union, China, Korea, Cuba, Yugoslavia, Italy and onwards. He exposed revisionism on principle even when it was in his best interests to keep his mouth shut, such as with China and the Soviet Union.
* Hoxha made an in-depth analysis of imperialism and social-imperialism, and explained in numerous works the connection between the two.
* Hoxha was the first socialist leader to recognize Khrushchev’s revisionism and was the first to publically speak out against it.
* Hoxha consistently fought against the renegade Tito and the Yugoslav revisionists.
* Hoxha fought against the Greek monarcho-fascists.
* Hoxha defeated coup attempts by the US, Tito, the Soviets and the Greeks.
* Hoxha was the first, even before Mao, to offer a correct analysis of Khrushchev’s invasion of Hungary.
* Hoxha was the first to offer an analysis of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia as well.
* Although he originally supported it, Hoxha later spoke out against the Cultural Revolution as anti-Marxist after it became clear it was a struggle between rightist factions.
* Hoxha recognized the nature of the Chinese state and, though he had spent decades praising it, decided to bravely push forward with his findings once and for all and declare Maoism a revisionist ideology.
* Hoxha spoke out against the “Three Worlds Theory.”
* Hoxha refuted the idea put forward by Mao that Soviet social-imperialism was somehow “more dangerous” than U.S. Imperialism.
* Hoxha was the first to speak out against Eurocommunism and wrote an entire volume refuting it.
* Hoxha condemned Nixon’s visit to Beijing and China’s collaboration with US imperialism.
* Hoxha condemned the fascist coup in Chile by Pinochet and the mass slaughter of communists in Indonesia by US imperialism.
* Hoxha condemned the genocidal acts in Kosova by Tito.
* Hoxha created an International based solely on his own prestige.
* Hoxha developed Marxism-Leninism further by exposing where revisionism comes from and how it can be fought.

I uphold Hoxha because he was and is the most correct communist of the modern age.
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Post 24 Jan 2010, 09:23
Sorry, but, in http://www.northstarcompass.org/nsc0909/hoxha.htm

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Enver Hoxha's Virtual Socialism

By Michael Celik

Most NSC readers never imagined that they will have to revisit the tyrant from Tirana on six glossy pages of their favoured magazine. However, there he was, wearing his Maoist hat and preaching the virtues of his chauvinistic beliefs.

Enver Halil Hoxha (Hoxha means Muslim preacher) was born in 1908 to an Albanian merchant class family and had a privileged upbringing. As such, he was given scholarship to study at the University of Montpellier, France, but quickly dropped out and tried his luck at Sorbonne. He failed as a student again but began to think that socialism is more lucrative. He did not discover socialism as an exploited worker but found a secretarial job in the Royal Albanian consulate in Brussels in 1934.

The turbulence of WWII provided a new opportunity for young Hoxha who had returned to Albania in 1936 and set himself up in business, running a tobacco shop. His western experience and sophistication offered an enormous advantage among his 90 % illiterate and 70% Islamic Albanian population and non-existent working class. When Mussolini invaded Albania in 1939 and the country embraced fascism, Albania still did not have a communist party. It was only in November 1941 that a handful of communists founded the Albanian Communist Party and a year later in 1942, however insignificant; the Albanian National Liberation Front was founded. By virtue of Albania's fascist loyalties and equal fascist sympathies among the Albanians in Serbia's province of Kosovo, Kosovo and Metohija were ceded to the Italian fascist and German Nazi masters and administered from Albania. Pogroms against the indigenous Serb population of Kosovo, Jews and Gypsies were systematic and an exodus of Serbs from their own province was thinning out their numbers. The Albanians have coveted that Serb province ever since they converted to Islam under the Ottoman Empire and thereby acquired a superior status over the Christian Orthodox Serbs. Albanian expansionist designs towards their neighbours, were a constant trait, be it under Islam, Fascism, Socialism or NATO today. While the majority of Albanians supported their Nazi government, which even declared war on the United States in December 1941, Enver Hoxha and his followers saw a greater opportunity in what may come after the Nazi defeat. In 1943, Enver Hoxha entered into an alliance with a right wing Albanian party and accepted their platform of annexing Yugoslav and Greek territories. "In August, a secret meeting was held at Mukje between the Balli Kombe'tar (National Front), which was both anti-Communist and anti-Fascist, and the Communist Party. The result of this was an agreement to fight together against the Italians. In order to encourage the Balli Kombe'tar to sign, a Greater Albania was agreed to, which included Kosovo (part of Yugoslavia) and Came'ria (part of Greece)". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enver_Hoxha

While the Partisans in Yugoslavia waged a determined and sustained guerilla effort against the German Nazis, the Albanian communist resistance had very little to show for. It is therefore no accident that the chain of command from the Comintern in Moscow and Enver Hoxha in Albania was via Yugoslavia. The orders from Moscow to Enver Hoxha were to maintain a united front with Yugoslav partisans and achieve greatest possible gains against the Nazi occupiers. Albanian appetites for foreign lands could not be accommodated under this scheme and Enver Hoxha had to abandon his alliance with the expansionist Balli Combetar or risk confrontation with the Comintern. The urge to keep the fascist occupied Kosovo for Albania's communists was strong but not strong enough to repudiate Comintern instructions. A strategic decision was then made to wait for another opportunity. In the meantime, the Yugoslav communist partisans have routed the Albanian fascists in Kososvo and restored it to Yugoslavia's Serbia. Any Albanian communist contribution to the liberation of Kosovo from the Nazis was made within the Yugoslav peoples' struggle to liberate the country and not with Albania's participation. Albanian communists lagged in their efforts to liberate their own country but found themselves in a favourable situation when Italy capitulated to the Allies in September 1943. The Germans tried to intervene in Albania and replace the Italians but were tied down at Stalingrad where the outcome of the war was decided. The Germans abandoned these efforts and left Albania in November 1944. With this emerging vacuum, Enver Hoxha and his guerrillas thus took the opportunity and formed the government of Albania. The People's Republic of Albania was proclaimed on 13 January 1946 and Hoxha ascended the posts of Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Defense Minister. His immediate goal was to cleanse his government of pro Yugoslav communists and many Albanian communists were purged, even executed. The outlines of Hoxha's xenophobia had emerged much earlier but upon ascending his paramount political position. Enver Hoxha ordered his people to produce babies, even though his nation depended on socialist food shipments to survive.

th dictatorial powers vested in him, Enver Hoxha was well positioned to seek socialist aid for his impoverished country. As Europe's most backward and primitive country, Albania received selfless help from the USSR and Yugoslavia, both devastated by war. "Albania was receiving substantial economic aid from the USSR. Before the end of 1950 several thousand Soviet technicians were at work on various Albanian projects..." Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, 1972. Ungrateful for any of that help, Albania under Enver Hoxha hated its neighbours and began to complain that the aid was self-serving. Hoxha's nationalism and xenophobia were in direct conflict with the principles of proletarian internationalism. Hoxha was afraid that his, practically monarchic dictatorial powers, would not stand the test in the socialist scheme of things. He was determined to remain the dictator of Albania to the end of his life and the best way to achieve this was to stir up fears among his people. In that respect, while criticizing Tito, Hoxha was very much like Tito. Both these dictators used socialism for personal aggrandizement and perpetual hold on power which only ended when they died. Both, Tito and Hoxha created their ideological frameworks for straying away from socialism, which they proclaimed to uphold. While Hoxha stayed with the Soviet Union and the socialist community longer than Tito and tried to exploit the- situation for himself, he soon dropped out of Socialism, just as fast as he had dropped out of university in his younger years. A racist who hated Slavs of any political orientation, Hoxha could only stay in the socialist camp while the aid propped up his chauvinistic regime. His animosity for the Soviets was veiled in political arguments and when the CPSU realized that Albania is biting the hand that feeds it, the aid stopped. Enver Hoxha even assumed the right to lecture from his primitive fiefdom how socialism should be conducted in the land of Lenin and what kind of leaders the Soviet Union should have. Albania became a hermit kingdom of demagoguery and totalitarian dictatorship, hostile to all. Driven by paranoia, Albania could not do more than engage in regular sniping and killing of Yugoslav border guards, while large numbers of ordinary Albanians sought refuge from their poverty stricken land by fleeing to Yugoslavia and settling where their Albanian compatriots lived in the Serbian welfare state of Kosovo. Kosovo Albanians had all the rights and privileges in Serbia while Enver Hoxha had denied them in their own country. By contrast, Serbs trapped in Albania were facing extinction and cultural genocide, having no rights as a minority.

The absurd and widely circulated theory that Albania could not tolerate Soviet changes after Stalin had no validity whatsoever. If that were the case, this would have been the problem with all the socialist countries and parties around the world, which was not the case. The problem was not ideological but racist in nature. Albania accused the Soviets of revisionism, knowing that Stalin had died and no matter what his successors did, they could not bring him back from the dead. That guaranteed that the Soviet Union could not be right, no matter what it did. As dropout of Socialism, Enver Hoxha could now ridicule everything Soviet and his imprisoned Albanian people could not compare for themselves. It is no surprise that Enver Hoxha fell in love with another chauvinistic nationalist leader, Mao Tse-tung who envied the Soviet Union and its achievements under scientific socialism. Mao had tried the same, demanding that the Soviet Union help China build the nuclear bomb. He had hoped that with nuclear capability, China could wrestle socialist leadership away from the USSR. Both, Albania and the People's Republic of China under their leaders, Hoxha and Mao, thought that with Soviet aid they could propel themselves to a status they did not deserve. When they tried to go their own way, their countries degenerated into chaos, poverty and misery. When they failed in socialist reconstruction, they annihilated or dismissed their communist parties and ruled as absolute monarchs. They transformed socialism into a quasi religion, which they imposed on their masses. This kind of social phenomenon is only possible in semi feudal societies where people are used to sultans and emperors with an aura of divine mission. There is absolutely no doubt that Hoxha would not have tried his hoax during Stalin's stewardship. Stalin had zero tolerance for traitors and Hoxha and Mao had to wait till after his death to pursue their racist and chauvinistic dreams. Enver Hoxha died in 1985 and his people had to wait for NATO to bomb the Serbs and colonize Kosovo under Albanian terror, just as Hitler and Mussolini did before earlier.
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Post 24 Jan 2010, 19:46
Welcome and all, but that's a pretty awful article. I mean there's not even much I can say about it. It's basically one of the worst excuses for writing I have ever seen, even for the "Canadian Friends of Soviet People."
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Post 24 Jan 2010, 19:51
I've only read the last paragraph due to tl;dr, but it doesn't seem that far off.
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Post 24 Jan 2010, 21:09
it's quite true what that article says. what i heard from former JLA veterans, they were often shipped down south in case albanians would attempt an invasion. hoxha was a "soft" nationalist and would often state that kosovo is out of albanian sphere of influence because "only snakes live there". what race falls under "snakes" we can only guess
after mao he started kissing up to yugoslavia anyway. so much for his ideology. did you know that hoxha's cousin was chairman of CP of kosovo?

one thing that hoxha did quite well was curbing down honour killings, which after his death increased to a degree that 25% of all deaths in albania are because of them.
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Post 25 Jan 2010, 04:28
Michael Celik is really fragging terrible, it is the worst writing on Albania I have ever seen. From what I know, Hoxha opposed to add Kosovo to Albania since he believed in internationalism.


Albania did have excellent industry infrastructure until their collapse in the late 1980s. What caused this? It is Albanian's fault and Alias's policy.
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