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Nepal: Badal denounces “great capitalist leap” by Maoist central faction

Posted by Alastair on October 2, 2011

"We are not cowards. We have launched our struggle openly"

Ram Bahadur Thapa, i.e. Badal, is a founding leader of the Maoist movement. During the People’s War he was chief military strategist, and his open alignment with the radical forces in the party pushing for a people’s revolt is a very big deal. 

Please remember that reports, like this one, made in the daily mainstream press are often riddled with errors and false reports.

From Myrepublica

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Maoist General Secretary Ram Bahadur Thapa on Sunday accused the party establishment of being “conspirators and cowards” and of deviating from the ideals of revolution.

Thapa expressed this view while speaking at a cadre orientation program at Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, held by the party hardliners.

“The cowards do their things from hiding. They signed the four-point deal and handed over the container keys secretly. But we are not cowards. We have launched our struggle openly,” a participant quoted Thapa as saying.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Nepal Prime Minister Bhattarai Speaks in New School, part 1

Posted by celticfire84 on October 2, 2011

Below is the first in a series of videos of Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai speaking at the New School in New York City.  Please note the we do not endorse the views presented. We post here to inform our readers.

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