http://www.thepeoplesview.net/main/2016/3/24/wrong-place-wrong-time-why-bernie-sanders-political-revolution-has-never-been-realistic#comment-2588275042

Revolution may still happen in some places, some time. To something that may succeed, rather than proven a failure across the board. But Socialist revolutions were implemented in several places in the world, and they ALL were eventually rejected by the population. I know there is a confusion in terms in this country – so let me make it clear: USSR. East Europe, Cuba, China were SOCIALIST countries – as they corrected called themselves, not COMMUNIST as people in the US consider them. The β‰  is reality vs aspiration. According to Marx, Communism occurs when socialism (stepping stone) unlocks the economic resources of a society to such extent, new distribution principles are possible: from each to their ability/to each to their needs. It never happened on earth, as socialism never accomplished that – the one major, demonstrable flaw in the theory. Socialism distribution principle is from everyone to their ability/to everyone to their contribution – recognizing that might not meet their needs – which led to its collapse. Also, boys and girls, revolutions are rarely blodless – during and after, and the key world for this particular one BS carefully avoided is “dictatorship” Of the proletariat – but ultimately – a few 1% lording over the rest of the population. I am bringing this little primer of Marxist dialectic because it’s relevant to Sanders. In spite of his claims he was a “democratic -socialist” and misusing Danmark as a model, anyone familiar with the propaganda could spot the rigid Marxist. (a real socialist country would have completed the seizure of means of production – Scandinavian countries – merely have a healthy publoc sector – not socialist by Marx standards). And if you failed to recognize all this in BS’s rhetoric, his brother was ready to to spell it for you help http://www.thedailybeast.com/a…

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