Neocommunist is also an ideology, spurred by the fall of the Soviet Union some communists wanted to distance themselfs from the traditional communist name and Soviet Communist corruption. Neocommunists also want to distance themselfs from Chinas Communist goverment which, they feel have abondoned true Marxist-Leninist concepts. Neocommunists are pro-democracy and support any and all democratic socialist parties.
Many former Communist parties thruout Europe and the Americas
have used the word to describe themself and their ideology. The "New Left" political parties of Germany and Sweden sometimes refer to themselfs as Neocommunists, as do many in the America's.