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train wrote

Yeah, I've been browsing and commenting there and the uncritical belief that the CCP is somehow able to ride the forces of dialectical materialism to a post capitalist future is kind of sad. That's not how Marxism works.

Tankies just don't want to accept that there is no great anti-capitalist power and so they cynically embrace capitalism by another name.

This is also certainly not the chapo community from reddit where democs made tankies feel unwelcome.

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ziq wrote

idk how this dengist got ten thousand people in his clutches.

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train wrote

Well I imagine a good amount of them were tankies before. There are far too many comments and posts stating, "I once thought China bad. But no more!".

I like to imagine if I disengage they will just waste their energy trying to radicalize eachother's demsoc personas.

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