Can Socialism Survive Human Nature?

I just got hit with the old Socialism doesn’t work because of human nature “argument”. This wouldn’t usually bother me too much, but it was in reply to an article I spent weeks researching for, so I was pretty irritated.

It’s a great example of a thought-terminating cliche, a tactic used by cults and the like to prevent critical thinking. Cliche means it gets repeated nauseatingly often…

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Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.

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Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.

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