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Response to Kevin from WI (Original post)

Tue Feb 17, 2015, 11:40 AM

17. Well, I certainly hope not. Because it's either socialism or barbarism..........

And I pick socialism.

Your post is the problem of looking at the institution of socialism through the methodology of reformism and that will never work. The working class must take political power by any means necessary and that includes the methodology of revolution. If you only think of instituting socialism by means of reforming capitalism and gradually installing more and more socialism over a long term, it won't happen. But if you go outside of that box the you can at least see a possibility, albeit not an easy possibility.

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