Maoism

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a form of communism developed in China by Mao Zedong

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Last May 19, on the anniversary of the 112th birthday of Mao Zedong, the greatest mass-murderer in history, the Chinese Communists established a new Research Academy on Marxism dedicated to the study of Marxist-Leninist Principles, Mao Zedong Thought, Deng Xiaoping Theory, and Jiang Zemin Theory.
The same PRC constitution that enumerates abstract individual freedoms such as the freedom of speech and the freedom of religion also includes the Four Cardinal Principles that require everyone to defer to the CCP's "leadership" (in other words, to its monopolistic control in a single-party Leninist regime) and to uphold Marxist-Leninist Mao Zedong Thought (which is hostile to a wide range of individual liberties).
The main ideological danger seems to be that Marxism-Leninism and Mao Zedong Thought will be saved with a nationalist blood infusion.
Tian Jiyun, a vice chairman of the NPC, explained the revisions, which enshrine ''Deng Xiaoping's Theory'' in the preamble as a guiding philosophy of China, along with ''Marxist-Leninism and Mao Zedong Thought.
In joining Marxism-Leninism, Mao Zedong Thought and Deng Xiaoping Theory in the party's ideological lexicon, congress members agreed that the ''Three Represents'' theory is the ''foundation for building our party, the cornerstone for its governance and the source of its strength,'' according to the resolution.