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:iconthe-necromancer: General Secretary of the CPDA
:iconknofear: Commissar of Theory and Ideology
:iconthe-laughing-rabbit:Commissar of External Affairs
VACANT DUE TO RESIGNATION Commissar of Internal Affairs
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Dear comrades of the CPDA,

A happy and productive May Day to you all!

If any of you were out in the various mass actions, I hope you are all safe and sound. I hear things got a bit rough in Paris. If any comrades took part in demonstrations or events today, please feel free to share in pictures or writing what went on!

Here's a review of this year's events, hot off the presses:

In America:
www.nytimes.com/2017/05/01/us/…
www.chicagotribune.com/busines…
www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la…
www.seattletimes.com/seattle-n…
www.wisn.com/article/thousands…

In Puerto Rico:
www.foxnews.com/world/2017/05/… (apologies in advance for being Fox News...)

In France:
time.com/4761697/may-day-franc…
www.theguardian.com/world/2017…

In the UK:
metro.co.uk/2017/05/01/in-pict…
www.standard.co.uk/news/london…
www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/whats-…

In Germany:
www.dw.com/en/may-day-protests…

In Greece:
au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/3523…

In Venezuela:
www.reuters.com/article/us-ven…

In Russia:
www.rt.com/news/386720-million…
www.reuters.com/article/us-rus…

In Cuba:
www.whio.com/news/world/protes…
www.cadenagramonte.cu/english/…
www.havanatimes.org/?p=125031
plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&i…

Multi-country reports:
www.nytimes.com/2017/05/01/wor…
www.reuters.com/article/us-may…
abcnews.go.com/International/p…
www.dw.com/en/may-day-calm-in-…
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2017/…
www.cnbc.com/2017/05/01/in-pic…

Yours in struggle,

The-Necromancer.
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darkwarrior52 Featured By Owner May 21, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Communism does not work. Open to debate.
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The-Necromancer Featured By Owner May 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Perhaps what you are meaning to say is that Socialist societies as we knew them in the 20th Century did not work. Marxism, strictly speaking, has never been fully realized in any such case. While we could debate the specifics of that idea, the fact remains that there has yet to be any long-term society based on Marxian principles to reach beyond the early Socialist stage of development. One could also state that most democratic societies have not been particularly successful either, as the majority of them established within the past century have not achieved anything close to the "successes" of the dominant world powers. Many of which themselves were not democratic systems until relatively recently either.

Now, if one wants to argue from an economic point of view, Capitalism itself has only been successful and relatively prosperous for a handful of nation states. The fact that these same nation states have been the dominant world powers of recent human history likely has much to do with that, rather than the actual value of Capitalism as an economic system. By contrast, the centrally planned economies of the USSR and it's satellites, were plagued with inefficiencies of several types. Technologically speaking, one could say the task of a truly large economy such as the USSR or modern China (which is a mixed economic structure) being centrally planned has only been possible within the past few decades. The USSR did not survive long enough to take possible benefit from the advances in computing power for us to know what effect it would have had on it's central planning, so it's a bit of a moot point. Modern retailers, while solidly part of the Capitalist model, already employ the tools that could be used by a centrally planned system for keeping track of supply vs demand, trends in the needs of a given area, etc. Certainly other manner of companies have also employed computer systems that have drastically increased efficiency and logistics. All because we increasingly have the technological ability to do so rather than relying on the less effective methods of human record keeping and tracking as it was known.

Not that the economy of the USSR and it's imitators was simply a planned economy. More a command economy, really. A more accurate description of a Socialist/Marxist economy would be a centrally planned economy as defined as one centered on "production for use". This differs from a Capitalist economy, whatever form it may take, which is based on "production for accumulation" motivated by excess profit goals. The Soviet model, on the other hand, was neither in that production was set by specific goals regardless of current use or supply (accumulation) already achieved. The classic example of one being able to buy plenty of shoes but it taking several years to buy a car comes to mind.

In the current era, the PRC has eliminated many of these issues by allowing for some free market systems, which in turn has driven accumulation of all manner of things. Whether or not this has been beneficial for all Chinese is debatable, as there is great disparity between city and countryside. It has also created the massive production system currently exploited by most Western firms for cheap labor, which in and of itself has been both positive and detrimental to some degrees. I am, admittedly, less well versed in the nature of the Chinese economy than is required for this conversation.
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FabulaPhoto Featured By Owner May 19, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Lol 
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The-Necromancer Featured By Owner May 1, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
A happy May Day to you.
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DecidingNebula Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017
I'm a Conservative (British not the broken American version) but bloody hell, you Communists can definitely make your point. I suppose I respect that. 

I'd like to make it clear that I am very dissatisfied with sharing the right wing with the American Republicans, and of course Nazism.

I don't necessarily agree with Communism, but I am willing to respect the goals it wishes to achieve, please do not class me in those broken American republican terms. I have had this happen before. 
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The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
American Conservatism, ironically, was once American Liberalism. One could suppose that Republicans fall under the dubious title of Neo-Conservatism, whatever that exactly means.

While I am not sympathetic to Conservatism of any stripe, I do not blame you for wishing to distance yourself from the less savory aspects of your movement. Heck, if it were me, I would be embarrassed too. Actually, I feel similarly whenever someone brings up North Korea's supposed devotion to Communism...

I can also appreciate your respectful attitude, and thus I am in turn inclined to be so as well. Detente is not without it's merits, after all, and so long as things remain respectful, I more than welcome your commentary.
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DecidingNebula Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2017
Thank you. And, much agreed on our views on North Korea. 
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MajesticBandicoot Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
okay I did some research
I don't think I really like communism its pretty bad actually... i like equality but not the government controlling everything
maybe socialism can work? but I don't think communism can
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I'm worried that a lot of people are abandoning this group for AltRight groups. DeltaUSA has become like Dudek now which I find completely ironic
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The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Why would professed Leftists, Marxists, go over to the AltRight Fascists?
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godofwarlover Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017
I don't know. But he admires Pinochet and is praising the Tsar right now. I feel sad for some reason because of him
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The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Do not despair, recognize the enemy, be more aware for it. Find ways to work against the enemy. To despair, to lose some heart, is what the enemy wants. To destroy our morale, to make us demoralized. We exist to resist.
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The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Through misery and famine, Fascist invasion, potential nuclear war, arms and space races...

Many situations have been and will be.
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