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yurbud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-24-10 04:39 PM
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26. that was probably the point. After collapse of communism, wealthy see no need to placate masses
Eurosocialism is the equivalent of our support of revolutionaries in Cuba and the Philippines during the Spanish American War or Lawrence of Arabia's help to Arab nationalists.

As soon as the common enemy was vanquished, the rich drew the long knives on their native allies and there was no more talk of independence--just subservience to a new imperial master.

Eurosocialism was a way of keeping Europeans from finding the Soviet variation too attractive. Now that the boogey man is gone, the rich don't feel a need to ''bribe'' the poor and middle class. It's the wealthy's world and we just live in at their discretion.
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