Socialism Shouldn’t Be Let Off The Hook For Nightmares Like North Korea

Socialism Shouldn’t Be Let Off The Hook For Nightmares Like North Korea
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Socialism is popular in Britain, especially among the young. Survey after survey confirms it.

More precisely, socialism is popular in the abstract. It is popular as a nebulous ideal. But nothing gets a socialist’s hackles up as much as the mention of an actual (historical or contemporary) example of socialism in action. Mention the Soviet Union, Mao’s China or Enver Hoxha’s Albania in the presence of a socialist, and you can expect hissy fits.

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