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alt-textIt blows our hivemind that the United States doesn’t use the ISO 216 paper size standard (A4, A5 and the gang). Like, we consider ourselves worldly people and are aware of America’s little idiosyncrasies like mass incarceration, the widespread availability of assault weapons and not being able to transfer money via...

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That’s excentric. Soviet Union would never admit such things.

Israeli troops shoot and kill a Palestinian shepherd reading the Quran on his land (www.haaretz.com)

Three soldiers pounce on a shepherd sitting outside his sheep pen. They knock him over and then one of them shoots him to death at point-blank range. Fakher Jaber, a father of four, was suspected of involvement in an incident that probably never happened...

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It is because communism (in the sense being tankie) is far less radical than what we actually need. It is just imperialism with some red aesthetics. This is not the way, this is surrender.

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If “in the sense being tankie” is not clear enough for you, I do not mean possible communism ideal, but I mean actually existing “communism”, like in USSR, which, besides some social advantages, was a red authoritarism.

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=tankie

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Do you mean the communism’s ideal or actually existing “communism” of “anti-imperialist” USSR? I read about both and live in a post-soviet country.

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I wonder how many mental gymnastics is needed by tankies to explain that.

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