TITLE

Why Isn't Socialism Dead?

AUTHOR(S)
Karlgaard, Rich
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;6/5/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 10, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents views on socialism. Writer Lee Harris questions why the people in Venezuela and Bolivia give more power and control to the state to Venezuela President Hugo Chávez and socialist Bolivia President Evo Morales. The author believes that socialism can not die. It is said that the whole point of socialist revolution myth is that the individuals who dedicate their lives to the myth will be transformed into revolutionaries and comrades in the present.
ACCESSION #
21339083

 

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