Marxism-Leninism: Expectations and Reality

Introduction Marxism-Leninism was the official theory of the Soviet Union, and in several other so-called “communist” countries. Predictions of that famous theory, as described for example in (1), turned out to be in conflict with reality. What was expected to become an ideal

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Deflategate: Capitalism on the Gridiron

For those who are mercifully unaware of the latest kerfuffle within the NFL, here is an unmerciful summary of the now infamous “Deflategate.” Deflategate refers to a conspiracy allegedly enabled by Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady involving a scheming deflation of game balls. Emerging

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How The Socialist Relates to Other Left Publications

by David Keil The Socialist is published by the Socialist Party USA and presents the platform, statements, and candidates of this party. Our readers sometimes compare it to other publications, such as The Nation, Mother Jones, Occupy papers, union newspapers, Democratic Left,

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