In some cases, the Maoists here are nothing more than an excuse for gang wars, much like the Crips and the Bloods in LA. Here's a letter from someone who had some very real encounters with them in the Wild West of Nepal, just a few weeks ago. In these cases, Maoism has everything to do with bribes and money, little to do with Communism.
Myself, I'm nestled safely here in the Cantonment of Kathmandu, insulated by Royal Guard and lots of barbed wire.
Non serve nessun nuovo governo - Non so se sono l'unico a trovare un po' grottesche le più gettonate possibilità di uscita dalla crisi, quelle che circolano in questi giorni. Tipo un gover...
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