people's democracy

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people's democracy

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Communist ideology) a country or form of government in transition from bourgeois democracy to socialism. In this stage there is more than one class, the largest being the proletariat, led by the Communist Party, which is therefore the dominant power
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Bernal in Polemic and his debate with Konni Zilliacus in Tribune (two leftist reviews with a combined circulation of less than Cockburn's or mine) you will see him energetically saying that certain people are carrying water for the People's Democracies and must be unmasked.
Central to his argument is his assertion that Stalin managed to transform "the once free Republic into a prototype of what became the People's Democracies in the postwar world.
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