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What is MAGA COMMUNISM?
Compact ^ | 9/22/2022 | Fazi

Posted on 11/06/2023 6:10:03 AM PST by Phoenix8

pecter is haunting American politics—the specter of #MAGACommunism. In recent weeks, the hashtag has trended on Twitter, leaving most observers baffled: What in God’s name could Donald Trump’s movement ever have in common with communism? Is this a sarcastic take on America’s surreal politics?

Much of its appeal comes from its irreverent combination of seeming opposites. The memes that have proliferated under the hashtag—such as one showing Trump holding Mao’s Little Red Book—have a ludic quality recalling the spirit of the Trump 2016 campaign. But MAGA communism isn’t a mere joke. Indeed, some powerful actors in American society are taking it seriously, as shown by Google’s decision to affix a warning to search results related to the hashtag.

It’s unclear exactly who coined the hashtag, but it was popularized by Haz Al-Din, the brain behind Infrared, a self-described Marxist-Leninist YouTube channel—and beginning in early September, it spread on Twitter, in large part thanks to Jackson Hinkle, a popular communist commentator.

Al-Din is a gifted speaker—or “debate bro,” in the parlance of internet politics—who is capable of discussing heavyweight political theory in an informal, jocular manner. It’s enough to listen to one of his videos, or to read one of his dense Substack posts, to realize that Al-Din is dead serious about #MAGACommunism—that is, about the notion, which most people would find preposterous, that communists in America should support the MAGA movement.

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TOPICS: Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: communism; elites; jacksonhinkle; maga; magacommunism
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I just discovered this in the last few days.

First I noticed a proponent of HAMAS and Palestine is a blogger often on Twitter named Jason Hinkle. A few days ago someone was calling him both a communist and conservative which to be honest confused me. I noticed it again this morning so I searched it up and indeed he calls himself a “MAGA-Communist”.

On initial examination it seems absurd, but from this article it makes some weird sense. Essentially the elites have ruined the lefts appeal to people with their ridiculous and deadly WOKE ideals of sex changes, trans, anti-family, open borders etc etc. Communists claim Trump started with MAGA a new “class struggle” of common people against the ruling coalition of elitists like Dorsey, Bezos and all their deep state political elites like Clintons, Biden’s, Bushes etc.

As the communists entire worlds view revolves around the idea of class struggle they amazingly see MAGA as a natural ally.

Sometimes reality is stranger than fiction.

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1 posted on 11/06/2023 6:10:03 AM PST by Phoenix8
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To: Phoenix8

Will look into it, but I don’t expect much sense to come out of it.


2 posted on 11/06/2023 6:16:37 AM PST by sauropod (The obedient always think of themselves as virtuous rather than cowardly.)
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To: Phoenix8

Just away to discredit the MAGA movement and make people, that are stupid, think what’s not true. They will try and do anything
as long as it destroys our nation.


3 posted on 11/06/2023 6:18:17 AM PST by spincaster
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To: Phoenix8

Sounds more like more projection from the left to me.


4 posted on 11/06/2023 6:18:25 AM PST by bk1000 (Banned from Breitbart)
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To: Phoenix8
I suggest the movement is fake. They are most likely communists, but they are not really for Trump at all. They are merely trying to make it seem as if communists back Trump tainting Trump with communist support, & therefore he must be a communist.

It's an old tactic being recirculate once again.

5 posted on 11/06/2023 6:20:18 AM PST by Robert DeLong
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To: spincaster

you are correct

most communists do not even call themselves comminists

they know how damaged the brand is

this is the equivalent of calling nazis far right

there is nothing collectivist about MAGA


6 posted on 11/06/2023 6:20:30 AM PST by joshua c (to disrupt the system, we must disrupt our lives, cut the cable tv)
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To: Phoenix8

“a crucial point of Al-Din’s argument is that MAGA shouldn’t be viewed as a coherent ideology, but as a symbol of anti-elite struggle that remains open to the construction of a wide range of political identities.

In this sense, MAGA should be seen as something that began with Trump and is still associated with him—but that has the potential of taking on a life of its own, having become the host of every actual counter-hegemonic ideological tendency within the United States.”


“the advocates of #MAGACommunism hope to make communism appealing to ordinary working-class people by decoupling it from the toxic ideology of leftism. Whereas the latter has turned into a fanatical and anti-popular ideology that looks down upon the masses, and despises everything most people hold dear—nation, family, tradition—#MAGACommunists claim to be reclaiming a revolutionary legacy rooted in a deep patriotic respect for the national, familial, and cultural premises that define a people.

“Socialism with American characteristics,” as they call it, does not aim to change all private-property relations, let alone abolish all private property. On the contrary, it is one that aims to overthrow the monopolists, the bankers, Big Pharma, Big Agriculture, Big Tech and others, in order to allow people have more things, not less.”


7 posted on 11/06/2023 6:22:19 AM PST by ansel12 ((NATO warrior under Reagan, and RA under Nixon, bemoaning the pro-Russians from Vietnam to Ukraine.))
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To: joshua c

https://tfazi.substack.com/p/hamas-is-israels-creation

This guy actually blames Israel for creating Hamas….


8 posted on 11/06/2023 6:25:00 AM PST by telescope115 (I NEED MY SPACE!!! 🔭)
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To: Phoenix8

The media is busy in its usual endeavors.

Lies get repeated intentionally with the idea of people believing it. Notice your reaction to the article. It works. It contains a partial truth or at least makes you think so

To counter lies, we must speak the truth more often that they lie.


9 posted on 11/06/2023 6:27:59 AM PST by PeterPrinciple (Thinking Caps are no longer being issued but there must be a warehouse full of them somewhere.)
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To: telescope115

Trying to associate Trump with Communism? Sounds like a new tactic to discredit Trump to me.
I wouldn’t be surprised to see this point of view to start showing up in the mainstream media.


10 posted on 11/06/2023 6:28:27 AM PST by telescope115 (I NEED MY SPACE!!! 🔭)
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To: Phoenix8

Trump is fighting for the forgotten men and women of this country, not starting some “class struggle.”


11 posted on 11/06/2023 6:30:13 AM PST by mjp (pro-freedom & pro-wealth $)
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To: Phoenix8

What in God’s name could Donald Trump’s movement ever have in common with communism? Is this a sarcastic take on America’s surreal politics?


First record incident of the above: “Did God really say that??

Folks,

Get to know propaganda. They take a false premise and build on it. Have you stopped beating your wife.

“Everything is BS until PROVEN otherwise”


12 posted on 11/06/2023 6:32:27 AM PST by PeterPrinciple (Thinking Caps are no longer being issued but there must be a warehouse full of them somewhere.)
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They are trying to twist the narrative and label 180 from themselves. This is an action that admits their own guilt of communism.


13 posted on 11/06/2023 6:32:55 AM PST by Openurmind (The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world it leaves to its children. ~ D. Bonhoeffer)
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To: telescope115

“Trying to associate Trump with Communism? Sounds like a new tactic to discredit Trump to me.
I wouldn’t be surprised to see this point of view to start showing up in the mainstream media.”

Yep, and the brain dead zombies will believe it.


14 posted on 11/06/2023 6:36:54 AM PST by Openurmind (The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world it leaves to its children. ~ D. Bonhoeffer)
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To: Phoenix8

THERE IS NO SUCH THING.


15 posted on 11/06/2023 6:39:36 AM PST by moovova ("The NEXT election is the most important election of our lifetimes!“ LOL...)
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To: Robert DeLong; ansel12; anyone

I think we best go cautiously although I’d love to have the far lefts vote split the elite Democratic Party.

If I recall my history…in the Russian Revolution. The Bolsheviks allied themselves with the democratic groups against the Czars power, then once they won they purged and killed their freedom loving allies to only institute a system far more repressive than the one it replaced.


16 posted on 11/06/2023 6:42:15 AM PST by Phoenix8
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To: Phoenix8
Not actually that surprising: the traditional left focuses on the material conditions of the working class, i.e., labor's share of national income. The new left focus on race and gender.

The focus on race and gender and the imaginary goals of racial and gender "equity" promotes ever greater control by the managerial class and the administrative state: i.e., this focus supports the consolidation of all political power by the current political and corporate elites.

This ideology also fragments the working class by pushing blacks and other minorities against whites, rewards college indoctrinated whites with virtue signaling and the promise of a sinecure in the administrative state, and bribes minority elites with easy and unearned advancement as long as they are sock puppets parroting the equity agenda.

This focus rewards current US elites with ever greater administrative control and an ever greater share of national income and allows them to work together with foreign elites to loot the United States and every other country. The goal here is oligarchy in drag wearing blackface.

17 posted on 11/06/2023 6:45:02 AM PST by pierrem15 ("Massacrez-les, car le seigneur connait les siens" )
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To: Phoenix8

I think the Israeli/Palestine conflict is doing that task. Trust me the Democrats are in real panic mode right now. The press will never say so though, because they want to project a united image of confidence & strength for the Democrat Party, because people love confidence & strength. But the reality is, there are too many things people are objecting to when it comes to their personal lives under Biden leadership, or lack there of.


18 posted on 11/06/2023 6:48:50 AM PST by Robert DeLong
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To: Phoenix8

stop eating those mushrooms!!


19 posted on 11/06/2023 7:00:28 AM PST by Terry L Smith
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To: pierrem15

It’s startling to think the NWO elite ruling class has became so rotten they have even alienated communists LOL.

Good post you made, I think a quick look at wealth gap over time supports it from an economic point and the equity claims are supported by our societal decay of the last …decade or so?

https://www.cbpp.org/income-gains-widely-shared-in-early-postwar-decades-but-not-since-then-3


20 posted on 11/06/2023 7:00:56 AM PST by Phoenix8
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