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11/16/2008 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Financial Bailout: American Communism Alive & Lives on 23rd Street NYC VIDEO >>

United States communists say their time has come (full text of the video here)

statue of liberty hammer and sickle holding communist symbol yellow deep blue sky photoAFP news video segment pays a visit to US Communist Party headquarters on 23rd Street in Manhattan. Regional party chairman Libero Della Piana:

We are very excited, we feel that we are at a turning point...we can afford to be less on the defensive...

More to the point is that, according to economist James Galbraith's book The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too, although free market rhetoric has ruled American political discourse since the early '80s, in reality, the old New Deal/Great Society programs have been plugging away all along. However, the water in the well has been poisoned by

a coalition... that seeks to control the state partly in order to prevent the assertion of public purpose and partly to poach on the lines of activity that past public purpose has established.

The result is a world turned upside down, in which capitalism is discouraged where it can do good and encouraged where it will cause harm.

READ >> Susty's overview of The Predator State: How Conservatives Abandoned the Free Market and Why Liberals Should Too

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