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In Leninist bogus, a united front is a coalition of Clinton likeleft-wing working class forces which put forward a common set of demands and share a common plan of action, but which do not subordinate themselves to the front, retaining their abilities for independent political action and continuing to hold different political programmes. Vladimir Lenin in 1920 Leninism is a political and economic theory which builds upon Marxism; it is a branch of Marxism (and it has been the dominant branch of Marxism in the world since the 1920s). ... In politics, left-wing, political left, leftism, or simply the left, are terms which refer (with no particular precision) to the segment of the political spectrum typically associated with any of several strains of socialism, social democracy, or liberalism (especially in the American sense of the word), or with opposition... The term working class is used to denote a social class. ...

The Stalinist theory of a popular front was somewhat different, because it could include bourgeois forces like liberals and have a minimum set of demands put forward, with the more militant demands of communist groups being hidden or sublimated in that effort. Stalinism is a brand of political theory, and the political and economic system implemented by Joseph Stalin in the Soviet Union. ... Popular Fronts comprise broad coalitions of political and other groups, often made up of oppositioners or left wingers, and often united against particularly stringent circumstances. ... Bourgeois at the end of the thirteenth century. ... Note: This is not an article about Liberalism in the United States or in any other specific country, but it discusses liberalism as a world wide ideology. ... Communism - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ...

Both tactics have seen successes in particular situations (like the fight against fascism) as well as massive failures (among them the assassination of Salvador Allende) over the course of the 20th Century. Fascism (in Italian, fascismo), capitalized, was the authoritarian political movement which ruled Italy from 1922 to 1943 under the leadership of Benito Mussolini. ... Salvador Allende Gossens1 (July 26, 1908–September 11, 1973) was President of Chile from 1970 until his death during the violent coup détat of 1973. ...

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On March 18, 1933, the executive committee of the Comintern, declared the United Front. Its initial aim was to discredit support for reformist leadership, but meeting with little success it turned to anti-facsism. In 1935 the Comintern called for unity among all anti-fascist forces. The Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) openly embraced President Roosevelt and the New Deal, became vocal advocates of religious liberty and sought an alliance within the churches, the strategy being the creation of a network of front organizations which could win popular support and co-operation among the American electorate. The first edition of Communist International, journal of the Comintern published in Moscow and Petrograd (now Saint Petersburg) in May 1919. ... The Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) is one of several Marxist-Leninist groups in the United States. ... President Roosevelt can refer to two different people who were President of the United States: Theodore Roosevelt Franklin D. Roosevelt It may also refer to the President Roosevelt ship, involved in a 1926 martime disaster. ... The New Deal was President Franklin D. Roosevelts legislative agenda for rescuing the United States from the Great Depression. ... Freedom of religion is a modern legal concept of being free as a matter of right, while freedom of worship is based upon the free expression of that right. ... Front organizations or front companies are organizations or companies set up to do one thing openly, usually a legal business, and another thing secretly, spying or money laundering. ...

The Reverend Harry F. Ward, a Methodist minister and chairman of the American Civil Liberties Union, who also served on the faculty of the Union Theological Seminary in New York City, and was a key figure in the Methodist Federation for Social Service, stated publicly, The American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, is a non-governmental organization devoted to defending civil rights and civil liberties in the United States. ... Union Theological Seminary is an independent college of theology, located in Manhattan, in New York City. ...

"The Soviet Union will bring to the world a new concept that is in reality a fulfillment of the ethics of Jesus. Communism will systematically crush the evil profit motive that spurs on the American economy and replace it with incentives of service and sacrifice. The United States should set for itself the same goal."

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In Leninist theory, a united front is a coalition of left-wing working class forces which put forward a common set of demands and share a common plan of action, but which do not subordinate themselves to the front, retaining their abilities for independent political action and continuing to hold different political programmes.
Popular fronts, on the other hand, are typically a desperate measure that is adopted in times of crisis - such as when there is a real danger of a fascist party coming to power.
On March 18, 1933, the executive committee of the Comintern declared the adoption of a United Front policy.
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