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22592, RE: Democracy Vs. Communism
Posted by spirit, Fri Aug-11-00 07:57 AM
Put simply, a country can be democratic AND communist.

A country may also be capitalist without democracy. Who says you need to be able to vote for your public officials in order to have a free market? Remember the royalty system in Europe? You didn't elect the king, but there were still free market economies in Europe (who paid taxes to the king). That's capitalism under a dictatorship.

Wasn't till America came around that folks thought they needed a free market and a vote. Till then, folks were living under their king, happy to get their farm on. ;-)

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