Conventional Wisdom is No Wisdom - email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interesting Daz, very interesting; I managed about 2 and a half minutes anyway...!
I listened to the lot. It was painful. Nearly 50 years ago I became politically active believing that crap. It took me a long time to cut through the lies, fantasies and quasi-religious zealotry of my Marxist environment before I saw that every attempt to create this paradise on earth had resulted in the murder, torture and oppression of many tens of millions of people.The sadness is that a few people still believe that they can re-model human beings to fit their mould. Given half a chance they will kill and crush again to try to prove they are right.Freedom must be defended against deranged ideologies and excessive government of every colour.
He did not go into too much detail but it sounds like fun.
Communism is what comes after socialism - so communism's what Russia's got now, correct?