crypto-communist


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crypto-communist

[ˈkrɪptəʊˈkɒmjʊnɪst] Ncriptocomunista mf
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Only five years later, the Congress suffered its worst defeat in general elections largely due to the "socialistic" policies favoured by the then party president, Sonia Gandhi, and advocated by the crypto-Communist members of her National Advisory Council at the expense of economic reforms.
Van Royen and his colleagues played the anti-communist card by denouncing the Republic as a crypto-communist structure.
Like Cumann na nGaedheal, the Blueshirts represented Fianna Fail and the IRA as crypto-communist. The movement faltered in August after the government banned a march to parliament buildings at Leinster House--widely seen as an emulation of Mussolini's march on Rome--and merged with Cumann na nGaedheal to form Fine Gael.
After the Romanians and Germans rolled into town in 1941 and the Romanians set themselves up as the new bosses, the language you would use to denounce your real and imagined enemies changed (where once the Jewish merchant was a capitalist expropriator, now your Jewish neighbors were crypto-Communist subversives), but "the paranoia, the self-serving indictments, and the mania for unmasking, exposing, and rooting out potential enemies of the state," remained the same.
The right angrily denounces him as a crypto-communist because he wants every American to have health care.
(Orwell's decision to target him as a crypto-Communist is absurd and indefensible, but one can see how it may have happened.) Opportunities for deeper analysis are usually ignored.
Particular attention is given to the speech 'Der Dichter in dieser Zeit', delivered in December 1934 to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Austrian branch of the Schutzverband deutscher Schriftsteller, and to his address to the crypto-Communist Congress for the Defence of Culture in Paris in June 1935.
Lowenhardt is properly disdainful of those critics of Sovietology, among them Leszek Kolakowski, Martin Malia, Robert Conquest, Richard Pipes and the ex-soviet sociologist Vladimir Shlapentokh, who considered Sovietologists a species of crypto-Communist so convinced that the Soviet Union would change into a "socialist democracy" that they closed their eyes to some of its hideous features and to the possibility of its ignominious end.
In 1977 Frenay published a volume entitled The Jean Moulin Enigma which essentially continued this argument, but going further in portraying Moulin as a 'crypto-communist'.
Old left-wing, crypto-communist, anti-free trtade, NDP/Liberal con group fear-mongers: people who oppose the North American Free Trade Agreement because they believe it will lead to the break-up of the country and plunge us into a recession.
One of them pits a fascist against a crypto-communist
Mogherini, who is now the European Union's foreign policy chief, has been a top factotum for the crypto-communist Democrats of the Left, serving, among other roles, as their representative to the Socialist International and the Party of European Socialists.