leninism leninism  /ˈlɛ nɪ ˌnɪ zəm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the political and economic theories of Lenin which provided the guiding doctrine of the Soviet Union; the modification of Marxism by Lenin stressed that imperialism is the highest form of capitalism (which shifts the struggle from developed to underdeveloped countries)

News

  • Vietnam offers free Marxism degrees to draw takers

    HANOI, Vietnam -- Market forces are working against college degrees in Marx, Lenin and Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam, where the Communist government has resorted to offering free tuition to attract students. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung signed a decree last month giving free tuition to students agreeing to take four-year courses on Marxism-Leninism and the thoughts of Ho Chi Minh, the country's ...
    on August 16, 2013     Source: The Arizona Republic

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Quotes

  1. "I state that I am proud of the huge action that we had to undertake to prevent Marxism-Leninism from reaching total power," Pinochet wrote.
    on Dec 24, 2006 By: Augusto Pinochet Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "What I am describing now is a plan and a hope for the long term," Reagan said. "It is the march of freedom and democracy which will leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash heap of history as it has left other tyrannies which stifle the freedom and...
    on Jun 7, 2004 By: Ronald Reagan Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

  3. "If I had been an Italian I am sure I should have been entirely with you from the beginning to the end of your victorious struggle against the bestial appetites and passions of Leninism," Churchill told the Romans.
    on Mar 6, 2008 By: Winston Churchill Source: Wall Street Journal

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