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Einstein on socialism

In a 1949 article, Einstein described the "predatory phase of human development", exemplified by a chaotic capitalist society, as a source of evil to be overcome. He disapproved of the totalitarian socialist regimes in the Soviet Union and elsewhere; in the contemporary West, his position would probably be called social democratic.

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  • Why socialism? (http://www.monthlyreview.org/598einst.htm) - Albert Einstein, Monthly review, 1949-05 (original manuscript (http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/einstein/global/popups/socialism.php)).



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