Re: ECON: Re: Russia coming around?

From: Randy Smith (
Date: Mon Nov 19 2001 - 10:59:05 MST

>From: "Alex F. Bokov" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: Re: ECON: Re: Russia coming around?
>Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 12:17:16 -0500 (EST)
> > >From: "Randy Smith" <>
> >
> >
> > >Yes, I would not be surprised to see a flurry of "news stories"
> > >about how the Russian economy is "coming around", seeing as how
> > >the utter failure of the Russian economy is a persistent reminder
> > >that neoconservative/libertarian politics is simply a concession
> > >of the ownership rights of the citizens to the upper classes.
>Isn't socialism also such a concession, except the ownership rights
>are then called 'privileges' or maybe even 'responsibilities' and
>the upper classes are called 'public servants'?

I am not sure what socialism you mean.

Perhaps socialism is the collective ownership and management of property.
That sounds about right...

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