Albert Einstein originally published this piece in 1949. Can you imagine what he would say about the state of extreme inequality that we have today?…

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Why Socialism?

“Einstein is the world-famous physicist. This article was originally published in the first issue of Monthly Review (May 1949). It was subsequently published in May 1998 to commemorate the first issue of MR‘s fiftieth year. ~ The Editors

“Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is…” ~ Albert Einstein

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