Substitutionism
Substitutionism is a term in Marxist theory which refers to the relationship between the revolutionary party and the working class, where the former's activity substitutes the latter's. It is seen as ...
One Divides Into Two
The One Divides into Two controversy (一分为二) was an ideological debate about the nature of contradiction that took place in China in 1964. The concept originated in Lenin's Philosophical Notebooks. The...
Commanding heights of the economy
The Commanding heights of the economy is a Marxist–Leninist phrase first used during Vladimir Lenin's New Economic Policy in the Soviet Union. It meant that the Communist Party held monopoly over poli...
Popular front
A popular front is a broad coalition of different political groupings, usually made up of leftists and centrists. Being very broad, they can sometimes include centrist and liberal (or "bourgeois") for...
Popular Front (France)
The Popular Front (French: Front populaire) was an alliance of left-wing movements, including the French Communist Party (PCF), the French Section of the Workers' International (SFIO) and the Radical ...
United Democratic Front (South Africa)
The United Democratic Front (UDF) was one of the most important anti-apartheid organisations of the 1980s. The non-racial coalition of about 400 civic, church, students', workers' and other organisati...
Ideological diversionism
Ideological diversionism: ("Diversionismo Ideológico"), term first used by Raúl Castro, then Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and now President of the Council State of Cuba, delivered as a speec...
Wars of national liberation
Wars of national liberation or national liberation revolutions are conflicts fought by nationalities to gain independence. The term is used in conjunction with wars against foreign powers (or at least...
Foco
The foco theory of revolution by way of guerrilla warfare, also known as focalism (Spanish: foquismo [foˈkizmo]), was formulated by French intellectual and government official Régis Debray, whose ...
Primitive communism
Primitive communism is a concept originating from Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels who argued that hunter-gatherer societies were traditionally based on egalitarian social relations and common ownership...
Running dog
Running dog is a literal translation into English of the Chinese/communist pejorative 走狗 (Chinese: zǒu gǒu), meaning lackey or lapdog, an unprincipled person who helps or flatters other, more powerful...
Feudal fascism
Feudal fascism, also revolutionary-feudal totalitarianism, were official terms used by the post-Mao Chinese Communist Party to designate the ideology and rule of the Gang of Four during the Cultural R...
Cultural Revolution
The Cultural Revolution, formally the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, was a social-political movement that took place in the People's Republic of China from 1966 until 1976. Set into motion by ...
Kampuchean United Front for National Salvation
The Kampuchean (or Khmer) United Front for National Salvation (KUFNS), often simply referred to as Salvation Front or by its French acronym FUNSK (Front Uni National pour le Salut du Kampuchéa), was t...
World revolution
World revolution is the Marxist concept of overthrowing capitalism in all countries through the conscious revolutionary action of the organized working class. These revolutions would not necessarily o...
Rentier capitalism
Rentier capitalism is a term currently used to describe economic practices of parasitic monopolization of access to any (physical, financial, intellectual, etc.) kind of property, and gaining signific...
State capitalism
State capitalism is usually described as an economic system in which commercial (i.e. for-profit) economic activity is undertaken by the state, with management and organization of the means of product...
Popular Front for the Liberation of the Occupied Arabian Gulf
The Popular Front for the Liberation of the Occupied Arabian Gulf (Arabic: الجبهة الشعبية لتحرير الخليج العربي المحتل‎, abbreviated PFLOAG), later renamed the Popular Front for the Liberatio...
New class
The new class is used as a polemic term by critics of countries that followed the Soviet type of communism to describe the privileged ruling class of bureaucrats and Communist Party functionaries whic...
Political rehabilitation
Political rehabilitation is the process by which a member of a political organization or government who has fallen into disgrace, is restored to public life. It is usually applied to leaders or other ...
Public enemy
Public enemy is a term which was first widely used in the United States in the 1930s to describe individuals whose activities were seen as criminal and extremely damaging to society, though the phrase...
Popular Front of Latvia
The Popular Front of Latvia (Latvian: Latvijas Tautas fronte) was a political organization in Latvia in late 1980s and early 1990s which led Latvia to its independence from the Soviet Union. It wa...
National Patriotic Front
The National Patriotic Front (Romanian: Frontul Naţional Patriotic din Basarabia şi Nordul Bucovinei) was a clandestine political party in the Moldovan SSR.
Between 1969 and 1971, the National...
Correspondence principle (sociology)
The correspondence principle or correspondence thesis is a sociological theory that posits a close relationship between social standing and the educational system. Writers in this vein (notably Gary W...
Socialist Education Movement
The Socialist Education Movement (simplified Chinese: 社会主义教育运动; traditional Chinese: 社會主義教育運動; pinyin: Shèhuìzhǔyì Jiàoyù Yùndòng, abbreviated 社教运动 or 社教運動), also known as the Four Cleanup...
Cultural hegemony
In Marxist philosophy, the term cultural hegemony describes the domination of a culturally diverse society by the ruling class, who manipulate the culture of that society — the beliefs, explanations,...
Liquidationism

Liquidationism is a term in Marxist theory which refers to the ideological liquidation of the revolutionary party program by party members. According to the Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, ...
Central Committee
Central Committee was the common designation of a standing administrative body of communist parties, analogous to a board of directors, whether ruling or non-ruling in the 20th century and of the sur...