But there are left-wing forms of socialism that stress nationalism, such as North Korea's "Juche" ("self-reliance")
Stalinism, as I mentioned, used left-wing ideology to achieve a right-wing result, whether intentionally or not.
Which means that the Soviet and NK communism might better be described as fascism. The best example of truly internationalist socialism is the EU. It is not so extreme as to feel the need to shoot anybody, but ideologically, it fits.
posted on 01/30/2003 8:36:54 PM PST
I agree that the EU has more of the industrial component of fascism (wanting to have government control over industries), but it's very, very far from "fascism." It just doesn't resemble traditional fascism at all.
posted on 01/30/2003 9:30:44 PM PST
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