by Theodore ⌂ @, New York, Sunday, February 17, 2019, 16:14 (513 days ago) @ DouglasCar

I'm unemployed heckmanhealthcare.com To Ed Miliband, socialism means doing good things for people at the low end of the income scale, such as scrapping the “bedroom tax”. That is not what the word “socialism” used to mean in the 20th century. One of Britain’s most eminent post-war socialists once wrote: “Socialism is not about the relief of poverty, marginal collectivism and social reform, all of which have been proved possible within a capitalist framework, but about the abolition of capitalism ...” That was Ed’s father, Ralph Miliband, the man who persuaded the hippy generation that Labour was no place for a real socialist.

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