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The Future of Socialism
Aired 7/7/2005

By the 1970s, roughly 60 percent of the earth’s population lived under governments that espoused socialism in one form or another. But this is the era of free market economics. In Britain, Tony Blair has changed what it means to be a socialist. Israel’s famed kibbutz system, once the ideal of socialist utopianism has withered and what is left is now part of the market economy. And China is redefining its own brand of communism. What is the future of socialism?
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  Joshua Muravchik
    Resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of "Heaven on Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism".
  Christopher Hitchens
    Former columnist for The Nation and author of "Thomas Jefferson: Author of America".

Originally Aired: 7/7/2005

   
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Orwell’s Century
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  aired 6/13/2002
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  aired 3/22/2002


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