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  •  The problem is -- (0+ / 0-)

    that both Marx and Smith are misused in this era to mean something they don't mean.

    Smith despised the collusion of corporations and government that runs the economic show today.  Marx advocated a global revolution, not a national one, and the "dictatorship of the proletariat" was not a dictatorship of a political party claiming to represent the proletariat while hoarding power for itself, but rather rule by the whole of the working class.

    "Where the wealth's displayed/ Thieves and sycophants parade" -- Joni Mitchell

    by Cassiodorus on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 06:47:48 AM PDT

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