Latvian left wing party under fire for "Future of the EU" Facebook election poster

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The Social Democratic Workers Party of Latvia (LSDSP) posted this image on Facebook in the midst of the 2018 Latvian parliamentary election campaign. The poster depicts a black tribesman representing the EU, alongside a white Latvian woman who is breastfeeding a black baby. The flag behind is of course the LGBT rainbow flag. Quite a bold statement for any party to make, but especially a left-wing party.

The poster itself is a variation of an original piece of nationalist art called "The Modern Family", a critique of miscegenation and liberalism by Herbert Smagon from 1988. This variation which was posted on the Latvian political party's Facebook page ahead of the October elections warns voters that this is the future of Europe if they do not vote for the LSDSP. However, the cowardly party bosses took down the post and allegedly fired the person responsible for posting it. Either way, once this rocket was launched the party bosses could not contain it, propelling them into a heat of controversy both domestically and internationally.

The LSDSP currently has zero seats in the Latvian legislature, peaking at 14 seats in 1998 and at one point holding the mayoralty of Riga. Since then the party has faced a steady decline and today has a very small membership of under 700 party members. Perhaps this was an attempt to give the party new direction? Highly unusual for a party of the generic European centre-left (which was borne out of the Menshivik split) to take such a bold stance. But desperate times call for desperate measures: Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold.

None of our cowardly social-democrat/centre-left parties like Labour would have the balls to even think something along these lines. They're too busy trying to cover up their leader, Mr. Howlin's "evening strolls" through the Phoenix Park!
 
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racial bigotry is the product of a simple mind but perhaps they are just cashing in on LP rage

might get them votes but not that i care since they are SocDem idiots
 

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The Social Democratic Workers Party of Latvia (LSDSP) posted this image on Facebook in the midst of the 2018 Latvian parliamentary election campaign. The poster depicts a black tribesman representing the EU, alongside with a white Latvian woman who is breastfeeding a black baby. The flag behind is of course the LGBT rainbow flag. Quite a bold statement for any party to make, but especially a left-wing party.

The poster itself is a variation of an original piece of nationalist art called "The Modern Family", a critique of miscegenation and liberalism by Herbert Smagon from 1988. This variation which was posted on the Latvian political party's Facebook page ahead of the October elections warns voters that this is the future of Europe if they do not vote for the LSDSP. However, the cowardly party bosses took down the post and allegedly fired the person responsible for posting it. Either way, once this rocket was launched the party bosses could not contain it, propelling them into a heat of controversy both domestically and internationally.

The LSDSP currently has zero seats in the Latvian legislature, peaking at 14 seats in 1998 and at one point holding the mayoralty of Riga. Since then the party has faced a steady decline and today has a very small membership of under 700 party members. Perhaps this was an attempt to give the party new direction? Highly unusual for a party of the generic European centre-left (which was borne out of the Menshivik split) to take such a bold stance. But desperate times call for desperate measures: Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold.

None of our cowardly social-democrat/centre-left parties like Labour would have the balls to even think something along these lines. They're too busy trying to cover up their leader, Mr. Howlin's "evening strolls" through the Phoenix Park!

Surprising to see a Left Wing party tell the truth, but I suppose they mean they are Left Wing in the sense of defending their own people against Capitalist rape - rather that helping the rapists as the Western Left does.
 
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Surprising to see a Left Wing party tell the truth, but I suppose they mean they are Left Wing in the sense of defending their own people against Capitalist rape - rather that helping the rapists as the Western Left does.
Some of these Eastern European leftist parties have the outside trappings of being left wing, but at their core they're very much nationalist. Left wing nationalists at a stretch. But they often use the left wing jargon which appeals to the deranged Western dolts, but the meaning behind the words are often very different. For instance in the fledgling Donetsk Republic they were calling the LGBT parade in Kiev "American Fascism". Honestly though, they need to just drop all these centre-left/left-wing political labels and jargon and instead just be honest and adopt a genuine nationalist exterior.
 

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Some of these Eastern European leftist parties have the outside trappings of being left wing, but at their core they're very much nationalist. Left wing nationalists at a stretch. But they often use the left wing jargon which appeals to the deranged Western dolts, but the meaning behind the words are often very different. For instance in the fledgling Donetsk Republic they were calling the LGBT parade in Kiev "American Fascism". Honestly though, they need to just drop all these centre-left/left-wing political labels and jargon and instead just be honest and adopt a genuine nationalist exterior.

All the Communist Parties in Eastern Europe were Nationalist in mentality. I'm sure they are coming out of that tradition. I don't think they will distance themselves from that just because the Western Left has collapsed into Sodomy and Transgenderism.
 
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All the Communist Parties in Eastern Europe were Nationalist in mentality. I'm sure they are coming out of that tradition. I don't think they will distance themselves from that just because the Western Left has collapsed into Sodomy and Transgenderism.
But that's assuming that it's coming from the West and is a recent thing. I think after the fall of the Berlin Wall there's definitely been a catalyst and also a retreat into the ideological nation-wrecking creed and a blind eye turned to the capitalists - so long as they paint their banks rainbow for a month every year.

But the Eastern Europeans are making a mistake to try and morph communist thought into their own nationalism. I understand the desire among some people in the West with innate nationalist feelings to be dissatisfied with global capitalism and to then do a 180* turn and see Communism as an answer. Similarly, in the East they've begun looking to their past for inspiration and meaning in the face of the globalist-capitalist machine which has been swallowing them since the 1990s, they therefore look fondly on their communist leaders as being good nationalists. But it's all fundamentally wrong to try and mix nationalism with Marxism, it cannot be done and attempting to do so just dilutes nationalism further and further. They'd be better off just adopting clear-cut nationalism and doing away with all the Marxism.
 
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Were Hitler and Mussolini Socialists? - The History Forum

There is more that binds us to Bolshevism than separates us from it. There is, above all, revolutionary feeling . . . I have always made allowance for this circumstance, and given orders that former Communists are to be admitted to the party at once. The petit bourgeois Social Democrat and the trade-union boss will never be a National Socialist, but the Communist always will
 
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The growth of a cultural divide between Western and Eastern Europe is an issue that exists outside of the whole "Russian Question". As things stands it is only set to grow larger.
 

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But that's assuming that it's coming from the West and is a recent thing. I think after the fall of the Berlin Wall there's definitely been a catalyst and also a retreat into the ideological nation-wrecking creed and a blind eye turned to the capitalists - so long as they paint their banks rainbow for a month every year.

But the Eastern Europeans are making a mistake to try and morph communist thought into their own nationalism. I understand the desire among some people in the West with innate nationalist feelings to be dissatisfied with global capitalism and to then do a 180* turn and see Communism as an answer. Similarly, in the East they've begun looking to their past for inspiration and meaning in the face of the globalist-capitalist machine which has been swallowing them since the 1990s, they therefore look fondly on their communist leaders as being good nationalists. But it's all fundamentally wrong to try and mix nationalism with Marxism, it cannot be done and attempting to do so just dilutes nationalism further and further. They'd be better off just adopting clear-cut nationalism and doing away with all the Marxism.
Marx if swallowed raw, or at least some of his writings- yes this is true. However in practice if not in theory Socialism ends up being Nationalistic. Stalin it is clear saw the error of turning Marx and Lenin's writings into the secular version of Church Dogmas and was trying to remedy this before he got most probably murdered. I don't think that Tadgh is asking anyone to embrace those dogmas. That said while I think a vigorous Patriotism is a vital necessity for a healthy society I would strongly reject the total denial of any universalism that you see in Zionism, Hitlerism, "Christian Identity", etc.
 

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But that's assuming that it's coming from the West and is a recent thing. I think after the fall of the Berlin Wall there's definitely been a catalyst and also a retreat into the ideological nation-wrecking creed and a blind eye turned to the capitalists - so long as they paint their banks rainbow for a month every year.

But the Eastern Europeans are making a mistake to try and morph communist thought into their own nationalism. I understand the desire among some people in the West with innate nationalist feelings to be dissatisfied with global capitalism and to then do a 180* turn and see Communism as an answer. Similarly, in the East they've begun looking to their past for inspiration and meaning in the face of the globalist-capitalist machine which has been swallowing them since the 1990s, they therefore look fondly on their communist leaders as being good nationalists. But it's all fundamentally wrong to try and mix nationalism with Marxism, it cannot be done and attempting to do so just dilutes nationalism further and further. They'd be better off just adopting clear-cut nationalism and doing away with all the Marxism.

What does it even mean to get rid of Marxism? Marx did a scientific analysis of the Capitalist system. Without Marx, you cannot understand Capitalism or Liberalism, and therefore you cannot hope to defeat them. And needless to say, Capitalism will not allow Nationalism to exist. Either Nationalism defeats Capitalism, or vice versa.
 
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