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Crisis of Socialism-Notes in Defence of a Commitment

Notes in Defence of a Commitment Randhir Singh It is necessary to make a point which is often obscured in the current despair or euphoria over the 'crisis of socialism' we are witnessing. Though diversely damaging in its consequences the crisis takes nothing away from the historic significance of the world's first socialist revolution or from the achievements of 'historical communism' as it is being described in certain epitaph-like pronouncements these days. Without historical communism the world would have been a far more inhuman and hopeless place.

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