Maoism

Difference Between Naxalism and Maoism

December 21, 2015

Naxalism originated as a peasant rebellion from Naxalbari in West Bengal.  We use the terms Naxalism and Maoism interchangeably for the same Left Wing Extremism (LWE) in India. Naxalism and Maoism: Comparison While Naxalism originated in India, Maoism in China. The common thread between the two is...

Basics of Leftist Ideology

December 21, 2015

The leftist ideology believes that all existing social and state structures in an elitist or capitalist society are exploitative by nature and this exploitation can be ended only through a revolutionary change through violent means. The ideological basis for violent movements was first provided by Marx and...

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