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Central Committee of the CPDA

Communist Party of DeviantART
Central Executive Committee and Commissariats


: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
:iconrenjikuchiki1: Commissar of Literary Affairs
:iconparty9999999: Commissar of Visual Arts
:iconfatal-nostalgia: Commissar of Environmental Affairs
:iconvelikorossiya: Commissar of the Treasury
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:iconcomradenovember: Deputy Commissar of External Affairs
:iconkiev-45: Deputy Commissar of Theory and Ideology
:iconfrenzywolf: Deputy Commissar of External Affairs
:icondarkzaitzev: Deputy Commissar of Literary Affairs
:icondeathlesslegends13: Deputy Commissar of Literary Affairs
:iconrenegadeofpeace: Former Commissar, Observer
:icondomain-of-the-public: Former Commissar, Observer
:iconnurizin: Former Commissar, Observer
:iconbttlrp: Observer


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Fulfilling the CPDA's One Year Plan. Details are provided here: communism.deviantart.com/journ…
Dear comrades of the CPDA,

We have, in this current American election cycle, a most interesting choice. Mr. Bernie Sanders, self-described Democratic Socialist. He is, naturally, running under the Democratic ticket, but that is only a matter of practicality in the American political system.

In Mr. Sanders, we have an outspoken critic of the American system and it's failings. A man who had been there during Civil Rights, Vietnam, and so many other things. He has proven himself a dedicated man to the Left. And now he is attempting to run for President. That being said, how should we on the Left respond to his bid? Frankly, he's more in line with our politic than any Democrat could hope to be. He's certainly charismatic. He's had years of practical experience in government, which could be seen as a positive or negative depending on who you ask. Frankly, Mr. Sanders seems to be a breath of fresh air in regards to Presidential bids.

That being said, there are some things that are troubling about Mr. Sanders. Over the decades, he has taken a slow retreat from his fierce third-party mentality. The fact that he is campaigning for the Democratic nomination is, in ways, a culmination of this. He has also been a continuous supporter of American imperialism, having voted predominantly in favor of funding the war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan during the previous decade. He's very pro-Israel. Today, he seems to be more about reforming the Democratic Party rather than outright challenging it as he once did.

There is much to like and dislike about Sanders. Personally, I believe he is a better choice than Mrs. Clinton. Personally, I like the notion that a Democratic Socialist can run and possibly even win the nomination, if current data is to be believed. Personally, I want him to be America's next President, even if he's not a genuine Marxist. With all of that, I remain skeptical of just how far, or how successful, the policies of a Sanders administration could reach. By no means would I expect any great political upheaval should Sanders even get the Democratic nomination. To say it bluntly, I am enthused but reserved. After all, we have seen such possibility before.

So, comrades, I would ask: What are your thoughts on Bernie Sanders? Whether you are in America or following from abroad, if you have an opinion, we'd like to hear it.

In solidarity,

The-Necromancer
CPDA General Secretary.
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:icondylan-the-dude:
Dylan-the-dude Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Because when it all comes down to it, we are all equally human. 
It is only when we start putting labels on ourselves and using them where things get messy. Sure, we are different, but aren't we all still human? An external label does not matter. Rather, we are to judge on what a person does, contributes and their character.
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:iconthe-necromancer:
The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
To quote an old song by Sting:

"We share the same biology, regardless of ideology..."

Basically, you are putting forward the idea that we are to judge others on their individual merit as human beings. In the Marxist perspective, there is a place for individual traits, yes. But it is the sum of these traits, the sum of mankind itself, that we focus on. The application and integration of the individual to the collective good, and the interactions between individuals for the collective whole. To reference your Putin quote, it is dangerous to to encourage individual exceptionilism no matter how well the intentions.

Not that I'd say I'm a great admirer of Mr. Putin, frankly.
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:icondylan-the-dude:
Dylan-the-dude Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think he has the right idea, just scrap the anti-gay laws. 
As I have said, we are human. This is regardless of any label we give ourselves. And that includes who we love, as long as it within limits (pedophilia is fucked up, no doubt). 
Yes, I find myself at home with you all. Admirers of equality and rebels against corruption. We are equally human, regardless of the label, as long as it doesn't directly harm another. 
Yes, even as a man who gravitates to men (of age, of course), I still have quite a bit of respect for the guy. He gives us a good lesson in humility. Often what I see so many around me fail to have. 
I am blind to class, I don't see anyone as higher than another. Wealth does not make you more powerful, rather, I see it as a source of corruption. As well as this, I see greed as the largest sin in humanity. As soon as one sees himself more deserving, more entitled or more valued than another, he becomes corrupted. This is where the beauty of communism steps in, making people people, reminding one another that they too are human and were born in the same way. 
Needless to say, I love communism and its ultimate goal- equality. Regardless of status or label. we are all equally human. 
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LaChasseGalerie Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015

Daniel Lichter, sociology professor at Cornell University.
"Mixed-race children have blurred America’s color line. They often interact with others on either side of the racial divide and frequently serve as brokers between friends and family members of different racial backgrounds, but America still has a long way to go.”

Wesley Clark, U.S. general, ex-NATO Supreme Commander, talking about the NATO bombing of Serbia, 1999.
“Let’s not forget what the origin of the problem is. There is no place in modern Europe for ethnically pure states. That’s a 19th century idea and we are trying to transition into the 21st century, and we are going to do it with multi-ethnic states.”

Peter Sutherland, EU Commissioner and head of the World Trade Organization.
“We still nurse a sense of our homogeneity and difference from others, and that’s precisely what the European Union, in my view, should be doing its best to undermine.”

Yigal Ben-Nun, Israeli Writer.
"Arab migration has been the best thing that’s happened to Europe in the past 50 years. Arabs in Europe are a fact of life. It’s time we started to accept that there’s no way to block the migration of Chinese, Pakistanis or Arabs to Europe. … It’s true, Europe won’t be what it once was, but that’s a good thing. … [The] more migrants from Africa and Asia who arrive, the better off Europe will be. Sooner or later, their children and grandchildren will marry into veteran European families and change the demographics of their countries. Europe will be different.”

Barbara Spectre, US Born actress.
“Europe has not yet learned how to be multicultural, and I think we’re going to be part of the throes of that transformation, which must take place. […] Europe is not going to be the monolithic societies that they once were in the last century […] It’s a huge transformation for Europe to make. They are now going into a multicultural mode…”

Mona Sahlin, Party Leader of the Social Democrats.
“The White Majority is the Problem”
“The Swedes must be integrated into the new Sweden , the old Sweden will not return.”

Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, military ruler of Libya.
"Europe runs the risk of turning black from illegal immigration, it could turn into Africa.
We need support from the European Union to stop this army trying to get across from Libya, which is their entry point.
At the moment there is a dangerous level of immigration from Africa into Europe and we don’t know what will happen.
What will be the reaction of the white Christian Europeans to this mass of hungry, uneducated Africans?
We don’t know if Europe will remain an advanced and cohesive continent or if it will be destroyed by this barbarian invasion. We have to imagine that this could happen but before it does we need to work together.”

Anti-racist is a code word for anti-White.
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:iconthe-necromancer:
The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
...not entirely sure what point you are trying to make here, aside from vague protest to multi-cultural societies...
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Skargill Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
`Anti-racist is a code word for anti-White.`

Sounds like a racist nut to me.
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:iconthe-necromancer:
The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
My thoughts exactly.
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:iconthemasterbutcher999:
TheMasterButcher999 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2015  Student General Artist
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So this is apparently allowed on the DA forum... Not that my family weren't killed by communist but since when did it become Okay to talk about killing your opponents. If the Jews want to kill him will he not condemn it? 
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:iconbubbleheadkat:
BubbleHeadKat Featured By Owner Edited Jul 4, 2015  New Deviant
Is This group is a joke ?!Drawings about Comunism not a comunist group ?!
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:iconthemasterbutcher999:
TheMasterButcher999 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student General Artist
And why would there not be communist on DeviantArt...
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:iconthe-necromancer:
The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Why would it be a joke?
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:iconfranziivonosterreich:
I have a question also for you, If religion according to Marx, was simply used to placate the masses, can you find an example of this? Can you explain why many of the "elites" themselves were religious? If, say Christianity was not founded as Christians believe by the followers of Christ, most of whom were poor, but by wealthy elites, is there any evidence for this? Could the Marxist instead be afraid of Religion because it acts in complete opposition to Marxism? Religion  is an anti-materialist belief, that this world is not all there is, that there is something greater than what is observed. This is completely incompatible with Marxism, a purely Materialist ideology.  Lastly, as an addition to my last post, a reminder that every single Marxist philosopher and revolutionary were part of the same class they claimed to oppose.
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:iconthe-necromancer:
The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
The Marxist stance towards religion is not with it's founding, but what it has evolved into. One must also recall that during Marx and Engels time, religious institutions (namely the Roman Catholic Church) were synonymous with the State in many nations. Each nation that was a monarchy certainly had it's own official Church. Thus, from Marx and Engels view, the religious institutions worked hand-in-glove with the bourgeois State.

Now, as we have seen over the past 100 years or so, official religious sponsorship by governments has dwindled. It is, today, a fairly more secular world than in Marx and Engels day.

Bet that just sticks in your craw, doesn't it? Or are you OK with a more secular stance by nations so long as they aren't run by Leftist governments?
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:iconfranziivonosterreich:
FranzIIvonOsterreich Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015
There is a difference between religion and the actual faith. God, the Christian God is still in heaven, unchanged since the beginning of time. For Christian fundamentalists like me, as well as Catholics, the tenants of the faith are unchanging, Christianity doesn't and shouldn't evolve. Of course, the church changes with history, but the basic tenants must not waver or else it ceases to be Christianity.
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:iconthe-necromancer:
The-Necromancer Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Tell that to Martin Luther.

After all, his actions certainly changed not just the church, but how Christians thought of their faith and their God.
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