One of our Members wants to know, because it seems like some Marxists really believe, and others just see it as a practical tool to control people and to build personal wealth.
Aleksandr Solzhentisyn, who saw the starvation and brutality of The Gulag Archipelago, said “prosperity breeds idiots.” That helps to explain the existence of AOC, Bernie Sanders and other so-called social-democrats and Progressives.
What has changed in recent decades to swing the tide of popular opinion so that 40% in USA now support socialism? Far more Democrats say that Socialism would be a good thing, while most Republicans disagree. Are we one election away from Atlas Shrugged?