‘wE WaNt ThE sCaNdInAvIaN mOdEl Of SoCiAlIsM, nOt ThE yUcKy LaTiNo KiNd😤”
News flash, y’all’s puffy pampered version of White socialism is FUNDED by the exploitation of LA and African Countries. That’s why any attempt Blk/Brwn folk make to give their countrymen the same shit y’all have is violently quashed by the same colonial militaries y’all hide behind. White Europeans aren’t ✌🏽more socialist✌🏽, y’all are just snootier colonizers.
@denikombucha What on earth kind of people say that? Cuba (is that Latino? correct me if I'm wrong) is often cited as a model for socialism in the circles I've been in, so someone disregarding Latin America-style socialism - especially since the European "socialism" isn't actually socialist - is completely baffling to me.
(To be clear, this is me expressing how confused I am that people would make those statements, and not in any way doubting you that they did)
American politics equates socialism with Communism, which was on the rise in LA with the pink tide that threatened the US's colonial capitalist framework. The US literally bribed popes to use their influence against it. White Europeans tend to see Brown Latin Americans, ME Refugees, Africans and Indians as a sub group of ppl who 'just can't get their shit together' and ignore the context colonialism has played in their development.
@denikombucha yeah, I see that a lot, especially with regards to the India/Pakistan/Bangladesh and formerly-Ottoman-Empire areas (god, fuck the British)
As well as the whole ignoring-CIA-coup-attempts-in-LA thing that people so often do when arguing that socialism is "unsustainable"
Also, I didn't know about the "bribing popes" bit, that's really interesting (in a "hey look another awful thing the US government did" way)
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