Communist (noun): "an advocate or supporter of any type of communism"

Museum if Communism

Communists support the belief that no one owns anything. opposite to the american belief of Capitalism in which you privately produce, transport, and sell anything.

Some of the communist listed in Persepolis I consist of Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, Leon Trotsky, Karl Marx,Vladimir Lenin, Marji's grandfather (mother side of family), etc

Communist State: a term used to describe a form of government in which the state operates under a one-party system and declares allegiance to Marxism-Leninism. A communist state may have several legal political parties but a communist party is guaranteed a dominant role. Some criticisms against communist states are that they repress civil liberties, have/are one party dictatorship s, and they have totalitarian control of economy and society.

The Soviet Union was a constitutional social state that existed in Eurasia from 1922 to 1991. However, with the exception of a few interregnum periods (notably after the deaths of Lenin in 1924 and Stalin in 1953), the Soviet Union was a de facto dictatorship,
with power resting in the hands of the General Secretary which became a prerequisite for Soviet leadership.

"Communism is a socioeconomic structure that promotes the establishment of an egalitarian , classless, stateless society based on common ownership of the means of production and property in general". Communism can be considered as a branch of socialism. It offers an alternate to problems when people want to avoid war and violence. "Communism states that the only way to solve these problems is for the working class, or proletariat , to replace the wealthy bourgeois , which is currently the ruling class, in order to establish a peaceful, free society, without classes, or government".


Soviet Union (Russia)

About Communism

In Persepolis, it talk about how Marji says that the communist are bad people. And they are the one's who should die.


Here are are videos on Communism
What is Communism
What is Communism pt 2

Communist Countries, Past and Present

Current Communist Countries: China, Cuba, Laos, North Korea, and Vietnam.
Formerly Communist countries (by current name):
  • Formerly part of the Soviet Union: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
  • Other Asian countries: Afghanistan, Cambodia, Mongolia, and Yemen.
  • Soviet-controlled Eastern bloc countries: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Germany (East), Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia.
  • The Balkans: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Rep. of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia.
  • Africa: Angola, Benin, Dem Rep. of Congo, Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea, and Mozambique.

A communist is a supporter of a party or movement. An example of a communist is Che Guevara because he was helping out with many