[LMB] OT: People Changing Political Words

Matija Grabnar lmb at matija.com
Sat Sep 18 17:32:49 BST 2021

On 18/09/2021 16:36, Pat Mathews wrote:
> Eric and all - oddly enough, the workers the various Marxist parties tried to represent, had little or no taste for revolution as long as they could get a decent job at a decent wage.

Decent job at a decent wage is pretty much the definition of socialism. 
Some forms of socialism add "and also a share of the profits". Which is 
why modern socialism has no problem coexisting with capitalism in mixed 

Communism is when you demand that all means of production become 
communal property, a different proposition altogether, and one I can't 
being implemented with authoritarianism (and therefore both bad and 
unrealisitic, or idealist, if you insist)

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