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Communism

A social and political system structured around a classless society, common ownership of the factors of production, free access to consumption goods, and the end of wage labor and property rights. 

 

C. Bradley Thompson - "Why Marxism?"

Peter Boettke - What Have We Learned from the Collapse of Communism

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