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By fuser
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I have this crazy idea that may be we should talk about something that is not about Trump, Alt-Right, SJW, Muslims etc.. :p

So basically its elections times in Nepal and it is more than likely that Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) will win the election and form the government but this has raised some interesting questions for example establishing Dictatorship of the proletariat through Bourgeoisie Parliamentary system and more importantly is it even possible for a country like Nepal to achieve any sort of proletarian state given the isolation and her being a landlocked country.

Now many marxists have basically criticised CPN (UML) labelling them as right revisionists and while criticising various Nepalese communists at their failure to introduce radical reforms in Nepal when they were in power last time. They have been labelled betrayers of revolution and what not but to me its just not right.

I can see where they are coming from, most of the Nepalese capital is own by Indian capitalists while Chinese capital is slowly encroaching any radical reform that can upset India or China can only bring bad news to any revolutionary state in Nepal, recently a simple unofficial blockade by India that stopped petroleum supply to Nepal brought the latter to her heels, so I can see why communists there might be hesitant at attempting more radical reforms specially in this age when it can't expect any help from other major socialists countries like USSR.

So now the question arises what can communists do in scenarios like this when they come in power in a country like Nepal? Are Nepali communists really betrayer of revolutions, right revisionists in cahoots with liberals or are they still revolutionary even when they are reluctant to impose radical reforms to move this country towards socialism?

I am really hoping for this discussion to move forward.
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There must be revolution. Or some other way to tie the people into the struggle.

This is the difference between, say, China and Estonia so far as the love of the communist struggle goes.

Not knowing much about Nepal, it's difficult to get terribly accurate or give good information.

This being said I'd start with organizing the land and cities by their jobs and establishing a representative workers' state to occupy a position of dual power with the government. Essentially, unionize everyone and have their unions send a representative up the ladder until you have something of a big congress there.

Then I'd have that body send in recommendations and whatnot to the government and, more or less, slowly dissolve government power to that organization.

Nepal is in a rough spot. There is a big wealth gap, opium addiction is a problem, and there are other issues...
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By Beren
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Nepal could be the perfect place for such a social experiment. It's poor, isolated, and insignificant up in the Himalayas, both China and India can help them out if it goes extremely bad for them. :excited:
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