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  •  Mao's main insight... (2+ / 0-)
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    AoT, Old Lefty

    was to apply Marxism to the countryside. Marx and Lenin theorized that communism would arise from the urban working class. Mao's great insight was that it could also arise from the exploitation of peasants by landlords in Asian rural areas. from China to Vietnam, to the Philippines.

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