If you think that communism is the same as guaranteeing a job to people who want to work but can’t find a job (instead of just giving them a welfare check, food stamps, etc.) then you have absolutely zero understanding of what communism is — all businesses are state-owned, prices and production are centrally planned instead of under a market, no private industry, entrepreneurship or investment, no private banks — the list goes on and on. Seriously, you should visit Wikipedia or some other basic reference and read some basic explanations of what communism is and how it is supposed to work, though, of course, it doesn’t work and can’t work.

Graduate of Stanford University & U.C. Berkeley Law School. Author of 17 novels and over 200 Medium columns on Economics, Politics, Law, Humor & Satire.

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